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Carl W. McCabe, 89, of Westville, passed away at 3:10 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at his home. He was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Shelbyville, the son of Willard and Elsie (Webb) McCabe. Carl was united in marriage to Thelma Rentfrow on Oct. 26, 1957, she survives.
He will be dearly missed by daughters, Pamela (Brian) Cork and Rhonda (Tom) Haugen; son, John (Ramona) McCabe; grandchildren, Army Captains Nolan (Danielle) Cork, Carlee (Dan) Bauer, Army 7th SFG Curtis Haugen, Corey (Casey) Haugen, Andy (Tina) Haugen, Darin (Candy) McCabe, Zach and Jacey McCabe; great-grandchildren, Hudson Cork, Brixton Bauer, Cody and Cooper Haugen, Madison, Jace and Kierstin McCabe; brother, Earl McCabe. Carl was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers; two sisters; and granddaughter, Cami McCabe.
Carl was proud to serve his country in the United States Navy. He attended Coyne Electric School in Chicago. He worked as an electrician for Heat Craft in Danville for 47 years. He was a member at Trinity United Church of Christ in Westville, there he taught Sunday school for 43 years and also did maintenance work for the church. Also a member at Central Park Church of Christ. Formerly on the board of directors at Landmark Credit Union.
Carl's wishes will be honored with cremation rights through Sunset - Urbas Chapel, Westville. Memorial donations can be made to the Central Park Church of Christ, Westville. Please join his family in sharing memories, photos & videos on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 16, 2018
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