Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the
Atlanta United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Steve
Anderson and Andy Glass officiating. Additional
visitation will be one hour prior to the service at
Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.
Mrs. McCarthy was employed at Kroger in Lincoln
and had previously worked in Bloomington as a
waitress for many years.
She was born March 29, 1930, in Tomah, Wis., to
George and Delta Sutcliff Wintler. She married
William E. McCarthy on Dec. 8, 1948, in Aurora, and
he died March 3, 1976.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald (and Kathy)
McCarthy of Gilbert, Ariz., and William E. (and Neda)
McCarthy of Lincoln; two daughters, Carolyn (and
Robert D. Sr.) Gaston of Lincoln and Susan (and
Brett) Glaser of Bloomington; two sisters, Carolyn
(and Floyd) Gollnick of Kenosha, Wis., and Shirley
Beavers of Cave-In-Rock; 10 grandchildren; and 13
She was also preceded in death by one son, Steven
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
She was a beloved daughter, wife, sister,
grandma, great-grandma and friend.
Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice Care of
Illinois or the American Cancer Society.
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