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Carol A. Bridges, 59, of German Valley, IL, passed away in her residence on Monday, August 5, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born September 1, 1953, in Evansville, IN, daughter of John and Pearl (Grueble) Osborne. She married Michael Bridges on August 12, 1979, in Newburgh, IN.
Carol was a lover of the outdoors. She was an avid rock climber and enjoyed horseback riding, camping, and canoeing.
Survivors include her husband, Michael; daughters, Cayce (Jeremy) Bridges-Groves and Jessie Bridges; grandchildren, Alayna Bridges-Mandrella, Alexandria, Kathryn and Julian Groves; parents, John and Pearl Osborne; sisters, Jackie (Louis)Schmitt and Camille (Walt) Cataller; brother, Larry (Beverly) Osborne; host of nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Bonnie Osborne.
A Memorial Visitation will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2013, in the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 918 West Mill Road, Evansville, IN 47710, followed by a Memorial Mass of the Resurrection at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Paul Ferguson will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in Carol's name to Hospice Care of America, 3815 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Hospice Care of America for the compassionate care given to Carol.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.