Carolyn Kay Garretson, 75, of Flanagan, passed away at 10:49 p.m. Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Cornell Cemetery in Cornell.
Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, has charge of arrangements.
Carolyn was born May 1, 1942, in Streator, to Laverne and Ruth (Baker) Garretson.
She is survived by her brothers, Gary Lee (Sharon) Garretson of Pontiac, Richard Eugene Garretson of Cornell, and Larry Joe Garretson of Streator.
Her parents and one sister, Mary Beth Garretson, preceded her in death.
Carolyn was a graduate of Cornell High School, Class of 1960, and she attended Liberty Beauty School in Peoria. She had been employed by Johnson Press and Dwight Correctional Facility. She was a member of Cornell Methodist Church in Cornell.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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