|Service Date:||June 26th, 2007|
Carroll Dean Shiner
Hudson - Carroll Dean Shiner, 79, of 13121 E. 2500 N. Hudson, Illinois passed away at 5:30 pm on Monday, June 18, 2007 at BroMenn Hospital in Bloomington.
His funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 26 at Hudson Christian Church. The Rev. Bill Vandervoort will officiate. Burial will be in Hudson Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 9-11 am at the church. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hudson Christian Church or American Cancer Society.
Carroll was born on December 18, 1927 in rural Hudson, a son of Carroll A. and Mabel Hinshaw Shiner. He married Evelyn I. Schroeder on June 5, 1977 at the Hudson Christian Church. She survives.
Survivors include his wife, two sons, Craig M. Shiner of Durham, North Carolina; Keith L. Shiner of Bloomington; one step sister, Dorothy (Vernon) Brickey of Bloomington; one step granddaughter, Kaylee Shiner of Bloomington; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and step mother, Sadie Shiner.
Carroll was a member of the Hudson Christian Church where he served as church treasurer and taught Sunday School for many years. He also had memberships in Hudson Grain, McLean County Farm Bureau, Heartland FFA Alumni, and was the Hudson Ag 4-H leader. In high school, Carroll played on the 4-H softball team and the FFA basketball team.
He loved farming and traveling with his wife, Evelyn. He especially enjoyed watching football, basketball, and baseball games, and was a fan of the Lawrence Welk show.
A veteran, Carroll served his country from 1952-1954 as a radar technician during the Korean War.
Carroll was a loving and generous husband and father. He always had a smile on his face and was a really good friend to many. He will be deeply missed by his wife, sons, cousins, family and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to his family at www. ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com