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Carol J. Bork

Carol J. Bork, 88, of Oakley, passed away June 26, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Decatur. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur and 1 hour prior to service on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be Ridge Cemetery, Long Creek. Memorials in Carol’s honor may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Macon County 4-H Extension.

Carol was born June 26, 1934 in Decatur, the daughter of George Hamilton and Anna (Jones) Kinkaid. She married Arnold E. Bork on March 25, 1955 in Maroa. He preceded her in death on August 7, 2011. Carol was extremely active in 4-H and was a 4-H leader for over 25 years. She also volunteered with St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary for over 30 years. Carol was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children: Allen (Paulette) Bork of Decatur, Rick Bork of Peoria, Edwin (Diana) Bork of South Beloit, Linda (Louis) Ziemer of Bloomington, and Gary (Kendra) Bork of Midlothian, TX; 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold; daughter, Lori; 2 sisters; and 7 brothers.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family in care of Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes at

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