Carole L. Rush, 70, of Aledo, IL, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Select Specialty in Davenport, Iowa. Cremation has been accorded and private graveside services will be at a later date in the Aledo Cemetery. There is no visitation. A memorial fund will be established. Fippinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born April 28, 1943 in Ft. Madison, IA to William and Irene Johnson Rush. She attended Aledo schools and married Archie Chapman. She later married Jerry Askew.
Carole was a homemaker and was employed at Aledo Health and Rehab Center.
Survivors include 2 daughters: Teresa (Ron) Decker of Denver, CO; Tonia Askew of Joy, IL; 2 sons: Todd Chapman of St. Louis, MO; Mikel (Ruth) Chapman of Olympia, WA; 11 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 6 sisters: Beverly Balmer and Karen Engle both of Millersburg, IL; Barbara Dixon; Kimberly Witt; Kelly Lane; and Susan Mizner, all of Aledo; 4 brothers: Allen, James, Rick and Jeff Rush all of Aledo; and a special friend: Missy Kernan; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and a brother: Patrick preceded her in death.