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Carole Ann Kaiser

Carole Ann Kaiser, 80, Elgin, IL, formerly of Woodstock, IL, passed on February 15, 2021.  Carole Ann, was born to John and Edith McLean on June 21, 1940 in Chicago, IL. She married Donald in 1966. Together they raised 2 children. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Frank) McCormick, sister Marge (William) Kullman, grandchildren Allison and Jeffrey Kaiser, DIL Dori Kaiser, SIL Noreen (Lee) Zulawinski, SIL Joyce (late Carl) Shoene, many nieces, nephews, cousins and a group of close friends. She was preceded in death by her son Don, her husband Don, her parents and grandparents. Carole Ann was very compassionate for all animals and wanted to save them all. Throughout her life, she had many pets, almost all were strays or rescues. She also volunteered at various animal rescues. She was a lifelong die-hard Chicago Cubs fan. She enjoyed music, especially opera and saw many operas and plays. The King and I was the one she saw 40 times. She visited many states and countries with her favorite travel companion, her sister. She worked in the accounting department at NBC5 in Chicago before having children. For a period of time, she was a teacher's aide for kindergarten at Greenwood Elementary School and Early Childhood Education at Dean Street School in Woodstock, IL. She was very intelligent and could finish the difficult diagramless crossword puzzles very quickly. She enjoyed reading nonfiction about a wide variety of topics. She also followed politics and was proud to have voted in all elections she could. While no funeral will be held at this time, a celebration of her life will occur this summer around her birthday. The family requests that donations be made to any local animal rescue. Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.


Carol Ann was a good friend and fellow Taft High school student. I always enjoyed our luncheons we had the past few years and will miss her when we start up again

Norman Gunther Feb 22 2021 12:00 AM