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Carol A. (Bircher) Shilling, peacefully left her place on earth Thursday, April 27, 2017 surrounded by family. Born December 14, 1939 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Lonnie and Edna Bircher.
Carol married David L. Shilling on May 28, 1960.
Those left to honor her memory are Geronda Lewis and Lynndon (Karen) Shilling; granddaughters, Krystal (Carl) Whisler of Carlisle, Katie (Shea) Carey of Des Moines, Alyssa (Caleb) Logemann of Ames and Danielle Shilling of Iowa City; 4 great grandsons, Cameron, Cejay, Corwyn Whisler and Cavvyn Lewis. Siblings Mary Ellen Lunkley of Ottumwa, Donna Howard of Orchard and Dan (Connie) Bircher of Ottumwa. Along with many nieces, nephews and beloved friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Roland, brother Gordon and husband David Shilling
Funeral services were held at Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home, 105 4th Street, Altoona, IA, on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation was held Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Hertko Hollow and the Church of the Brethren in Prairie City.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com
Published on May 1, 2017
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