Carol A. Klypchak, 70, of Morton, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at UnityPoint Health – Methodist in Peoria.
Carol was born Sept. 7, 1946, to Matthew and Katherine (Dytko) Wagner in Cleveland, Ohio. She married her high school sweetheart and beloved husband Walter Klypchak on June 26, 1965, at Saint Augustine Church in Cleveland.
Surviving are her husband, Walter, of Morton; two sons, Gregory (Trisa) Klypchak of Metamora and Bradley (Carrie) Klypchak of Commerce, Texas; and one granddaughter, Kristin Klypchak of Metamora. She is also survived by two sisters, Noreen (Larry) Lengle of Strongsville, Ohio and Kathy (Frank) Yandura of Doylestown, Ohio, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both parents.
Carol was a dedicated and loving mother and homemaker who took great pride in caring for her husband and children. She found great joy in spending time making memories with her children and granddaughter, Kristin, and extended family. An active traveler, Carol took frequent trips where she enjoyed historical sites, attended sporting events, concerts, and theatrical performances. Carol also volunteered for the Morton Public Library for 27 years.
Carol enjoyed reading and watching movies, particularly period stories with the costumes and grand estates. She liked mysteries; Endeavor, Inspector Morse, and Inspector Lewis were among her favorites. She always enjoyed playing games and would easily get caught up in word games, such as Scrabble and Wheel of Fortune. Carol was fond of dogs and was always on the lookout for them, especially other people’s dogs. She was a good cook and enjoyed watching cooking shows like Iron Chef.
A visitation will be held at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. Further services will be held in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Tomon and Sons Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Morton Public Library, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.