Carolyn M. Oliver

August 14, 1920 - September 19, 2010
Kankakee, IL


Life Story / Obituary


Carolyn M. Oliver, age 90, of Bourbonnais, IL. passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Provena St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee, IL. Carolyn was born on August 14, 1920 in Kankakee, IL. to Roy and Verlie Dusenbury. She was a former employee of Bear Brand Hosiery and Shapiro having retired from Shapiro after 18 years of service. Carolyn was a seventy five year member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a 5000 hour volunteer at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, the Sunshine Lady at Bickford House for eight years, member of Asbury United Methodist Church, avid Cubs fan, she enjoyed Yahtzee, playing cards, solitaire, bowling, and most of all enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Victoria Barrie of Queen Creek, AZ. and Kathleen (Thomas) Hanes of Kankakee, IL., a daughter-in-law June Sommer of Bourbonnais, IL., 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Homer, parents, a son Steven Sommer, and her brothers Rex and Roy Dusenbury.