Carol Boehme, 75, of Taylorville, IL died at 2:30 pm, Monday, March 25, 2013 at her residence.

She was born January 15, 1938 in Litchfield, IL the daughter of Miles F. and Esther L. Whitfield Slighton.  On November 21, 1955 she married Leland R. Boehme in Corinth, MS.  Mrs. Boehme was a member of Davis Memorial Christian Church and the Christian County Historical Society.  Her employments included Mutual of New York Insurance, Donaldson Air Cleaner Company, a steel buyer for Circle Steel and Lee Norris, a clothing buyer for Herndon in Springfield, a steel buyer for Air Float Corp. in Decatur. She and Dennis Smith stared Christian County Mental Health Association. Then she started Park Glen Apartments where she later served as the first manager. While accomplishing all this she still had time to raise four wonderful children.

She is survived by her husband Leland of Taylorville; Daughter: Yvonne Rae Boehme of Taylorville, 3 Sons: Kevin Dean Boehme and wife Tracie, Brian Kurt Boehme and wife Tammy all of Taylorville, and Andrew Jon Boehme and wife Janine of Decatur, Foster Daughter: Linda Williams of Morrisonville.  Grandchildren: Katie Jacobs and husband Stephen, Audra Boehme, J.T. Boehme, Tasha Boehme, Chelsea Boehme, Hannah Boehme, Emily Boehme, Ffion Boehme, Carys Boehme, Ievan Boehme, Claudia Lynn, Chloe Lynn, Callie Lynn, Jake Law, Amy Law, Tim Lynn and wife Megan, Joanna Williams, and Sara Williams. Great Granddaughter: Savanna Frank, and Brother: Tom Slighton of Litchfield.  She was preceded in death by her parents and 8 brothers and sisters.

A Celebration of Carol’s life will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Thursday, March 28 at McClure Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to Christian County Historical Society or Taylorville Food Pantry.

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