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Caroll Zobrist

December 20, 1936 — November 23, 2017

Eureka- Caroll E. Zobrist, 80, of Eureka, went to be with her Lord at 3:40p.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She was born on December 20, 1936 in Peoria, IL the daughter of Lawrence and Lena Leman Zimmerman. She married Earl "Gene" Zobrist on August 7, 1955 in Eureka, IL. He survives.

Survivors also include two daughters, Dawn(Randy) Maloney of Congerville; Jacqueline(Craig) Stickling of Peoria; one son, Dave(Lisa) Zobrist of Goodfield; 10 grandchildren, Deiken Maloney, Leisa (Luke) Wuthrich, Tara (Adam) Ott, Jayme(Tim) Dunaway, Aubrey(Dave) Brown, Angie(Derek) Rosenthal, Suzie (Kevin) White, Leah(Devon) Knobloch, Whittney Stickling, Victoria Stickling; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Leland(Barb) Zimmerman of Eureka.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Douglas Zobrist; step-mother, Clara Zimmerman; infant sister, Twila Zimmerman.

Caroll worked at Caterpillar in Peoria. Following the retirement of their parents, Clara and Lawrence, she, with her brother Leland, owned and operated C&L grocery store in Eureka. They enjoyed their "store family", many customers and friendships that were made until the closing in 1977. She also worked at Travelers Insurance, Peoria and last worked and volunteered at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She had many talents. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and handwork, leaving behind many family heirlooms. Caroll and Gene enjoyed many winters in Tucson AZ where they formed many lasting friendships. In Arizona, Caroll was a member of the Nimble Fingers Quilting group and enjoyed participating in their quilt shows. She dearly loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, she will be greatly missed by her family.

Caroll was a member of Eureka Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00a.m. on Monday, November 27, 2017. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be from 3-6p.m. on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall and also from 9-9:45a.m. on Monday at the church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka or Harvest Call Online condolences may be sent to the family at


NOV 26. 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall
Goodfield, IL


NOV 27. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church

Funeral service

NOV 27. 10:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church

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