Monday, May 19th, 2014
Complete Obituary
Carolyn Caywood
  Carolyn M. Caywood, 85, Rockford, died at 5:25 p.m. May 1, 2014, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born July 21, 1928, in Zanesville, to Edward F. and Elsie Mae (Boyer) Abele. On May 5, 1951, she married Marion "Bill" Caywood, who died Feb. 19, 1998.
Surviving are two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a niece, Diane (Terry) Hodge, Sumter, S.C.; three nephews, Ed (Karen) Long, Rockford, Ted (Pam) Krugh, Rockford, and Denny (Shirley) Krugh, Ohio City; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Deceased are a daughter, Linda Kirsch, and a brother, Donald "Butch" Eugene Abele.
She was an LPN and had worked for Dr. Brashere in Rockford, Dr. Walters in Van Wert, at Gibbons Hospital in Celina, Colonial Nursing Home in Rockford and Celina Visiting Nurses in Celina. She also worked at the former Huffy's Bicycle Manufacturing in Celina, where she retired after 30 years, to care for her ailing husband. She had lived in Rockford since 1951, coming from Cleveland. She was a member of the Rockford United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Graveside memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, with Eric Muhlenkamp officiating.
Memorials may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at ketchamripley.com. Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, is handling the services.
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