Caroline Hover, the former Caroline Rose Waclaw, formerly of Hegeler, Ill., died in Lyons, Ind., on November 4, 2017.
She was born in Westville, Ill., on December 24, 1928, the only daughter of Boleslaw and Johanna Kerkes Waclaw. She attended McMillan grade school and Westville High School in 1947.
Caroline entered St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in 1947 and graduated in 1950. She celebrated 60 years of nursing in 2010. Her last employment was at Roudebush Veterans Medical Center in Indianapolis. She belonged to the St. Elizabeth Alumni Association, the American Legion Auxiliary 51 of Westville, and the Ladies of the Moose Post 578 of which she was a member over 35 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Christine Tincher; a brother, Carl Waclaw of Danville; nieces, Carla Wheeler, Lori Pichon and Cindy Sams; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Robert and Raymond; nephews, Tim and Michael Waclaw; and a son-in-law Kevin Tincher.
She enjoyed going to the Brickyard 400 and watching NASCAR on TV, and her cat, Mr. Hyde.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Indyferal Incorporated at www.indyferal.org (317) 596-2300.
A celebration of Caroline's life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 9, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville, with Father Sauppé officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to her service Thursday at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Resurrection Cemetery.
Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on November 7, 2017