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Emily Caras

September 7, 1934 March 16, 2020
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Emily Caras, 85, of Kewanee, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at Kewanee Care. Emily was born September 7, 1934 in Geneseo, the daughter of Peter and Georgia (Anastopoulos) Caras. She graduated from Kewanee High School with the class of 1952. She attended Augustana, and graduated with a BA in education. Emily did her graduate work at Illinois State University and at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Emily is survived by one sister, Christina Christon, Muskego, WI; one sister-in-law, Nancy Caras, Osprey, FL; two nephews; two nieces; six great nephews; one great niece; four great-great nieces; one great-great grandnephew; and former sister-in-law, Kleo Caras. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Nick Caras; and brother-in-law, Marty.
Emily taught at Annawan School District for 35 years. She was a member of the Midland Country Club, and St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Rock Island. She was also a member of the Illinois Historical Society and the Kewanee Business and Professional Women’s Club. Emily enjoyed reading, bridge, and spending time with her family and friends.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home. Father Michael Constantinides will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of services on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Rock Island. The family would like to thank the Staff of Kewanee Care Home for their loving care of Emily. Please leave an online condolence for Emily’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday

19

Mar

10:00 AM 3/19/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Thursday

19

Mar

11:00 AM 3/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant View Cemetery Final Resting Place

1000 Pleasantview Ave.
Kewanee, IL 61443

1000 Pleasantview Ave. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

2930 31st Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201
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