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Carol Joan Alsup, 71, of Beason, IL, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL.
 
Carol was born on August 28, 1946 in Logan County, IL, the daughter of Irvin Earl and Wardie (Coates) Schroth. She married Larry Alsup on August 19, 1965 he survives in Beason.
 
Carol is also survived by her children, Michael Alsup of Beason, Lisa (Tyler) Messer of Burlington, IA, and Lynne (Randall) Maus of Mt. Pulaski; her grandchildren, Haley Maus, Emily Maus, Kira Messer, and Toby Messer; one great-grandchild, Tinley Rubenacker; her sisters, Norma Shehorn of Mt. Pulaski, and Sonia (Paul) Heft of Chestnut.
 
Carol was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Lori Kocialkowski; her brothers, Charles and Dean; and her sister, Elizabeth.
 
Carol was a homemaker; and the caretaker of Harmony Cemetery in Beason, IL. She truly loved being the caretaker of the cemetery. Carol also enjoyed studying genealogy and drinking coffee with her friends. Above all else, Carol loved her family; especially spending time with her grandchildren. 
 
Services for Carol will be held at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, with Mark Weber officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the services (10:00-11:00a.m.). Memorials may be made in Carol’s name to Decatur Memorial Hospital. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski.

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