SPRINGFIELD – Caroline Auer, 81, of Springfield, IL died at 9:21 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born on August 19, 1928, in Chicago to Caroline Borowansky Hostreiter. She married Joseph A. Auer in 1949; he preceded her in death on April 24, 1989.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Caroline is survived by two sons, Joseph (Teresa) Auer of Palatine, IL and David (Deb) Auer of Springfield; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several cousins.
Mrs. Auer retired from Chicago Title as a bookkeeper after many years of service. She enjoyed knitting, gardening and reading.
Per Caroline’s wishes, her body is being donated to scientific study, there will be no services at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure .