Carol Ann Caldwell, 61, 922 Superior Avenue, Gladstone, died Tuesday morning April 1, 2008 at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba of an apparent heart attack.
Carol was born June 19, 1946 in Gladstone the daughter of Joseph and Martha (Godfrey) Eagle. She was raised in Gladstone and she was a 1965 graduate of the Gladstone High School.
Carol was united in marriage on June 11, 1966 to John Caldwell. They resided in many communities while John served his country in the United States Air Force. They returned to Gladstone in 1987 from Marquette, where they had resided for 13 years.
Carol had worked for the Marquette Mining Journal in Marquette, Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba, and Marquette General Home Health Care.
Carol was a member of the Gladstone American Legion Auxiliary. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her hobbies included playing bingo on the computer, crocheting, making crafts, baking and camping.
In addition to her husband John, she is survived by;
2 sons; John Caldwell Jr. of Marquette, Chad (Amber) Caldwell of Gladstone
2 daughters; Brenda Ruatti of Escanaba, Stephanie (Victor) DeCastro of Lombard, IL
Son-in-law; Gary Ruatti of Escanaba
6 grandchildren; Todd Ruatti of Escanaba, Brianna Caldwell and Matthew DeCastro of Lombard, IL, Alex Ruatti of Escanaba, Mason and Makayla Caldwell of Gladstone.
Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents.