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Romona J. Carlson

September 16, 1929 April 8, 2019
Romona J. Carlson
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Obituary for Romona J. Carlson

Romona J. Carlson, 89, of Kewanee, died Monday, April 8, 2019 at Kewanee Care. Romona was born September 16, 1929 in Kewanee, the daughter of Elzie and Celia (Hanner) Barnes. Romona graduated from Kewanee High School with the class of 1948. Romona married Eugene Carlson on March 18, 1950 in Kewanee, he preceded her in death on July 11, 2018.
Romona is survived by one daughter, Kathlene (Dennis) Chamberlain, Henry, IL; three grandchildren, Brent (Rachel) Livek, Portland, OR, Amy Livek, Peoria, Lisa J. (Angela) Chamberlain, Mendota, IL; one great granddaughter, Tatum Livek. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Lee, Willard and Chet Barnes; three sisters, Juanita VanWynsberg, Mae Green, and Ruby Bailleu.
Romona was a member of the First Baptist Church, Kewanee, the Naomi Circle, and was on the Social Committee. She also enjoyed ushering at the church. She worked Boss Manufacturing after high school. Romona was a seamstress at Bondies for many years, a medical secretary at St. Francis Hospital and a homemaker. She was on a bowling league and loved riding horses in her early days. Romona enjoyed needlepoint, sewing, shopping and was a great baker. She was an excellent typist. Romona was an animal lover. She also enjoyed her long walks with Marilyn. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Kewanee. Pastor Dan Craig will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the time of service on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the church. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. Please leave an online condolence for Romona’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

10

Apr

12:00 PM 4/10/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 4/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

123 S. Tremont
Kewanee, IL 61443

First Baptist Church
123 S. Tremont Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Wednesday

10

Apr

12:00 PM 4/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

123 S. Tremont
Kewanee, IL 61443

First Baptist Church
123 S. Tremont 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

First Baptist Church

123 S. Tremont Street
Kewanee, IL 61443
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