February 10, 1932 – May 10, 2020
Carolyn Augustine, 88, of Glendale Arizona passed away May 10, 2020 with her family by her side. Carolyn was born to the late Carl F. and Gladys (Bentz) Wendel in South Whitley, Indiana, where she spent her formative years. She graduated from South Whitley High School in 1950. She worked as a secretary in the insurance field for many years and retired from the U.S. Postal Service where she worked as a letter carrier. She was an artist at heart and enjoyed sewing, painting and music. She loved hiking and hiked the Grand Canyon several times in her retirement.
Carolyn is survived by her daughters Deborah (Randal) Hinde of Glendale, AZ and Dianne (Timothy) Brady of Chicago, IL; her sisters Julia Brock and Donna (Jack) Thomson; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Augustine; her son Donald Schilling; her parents; her brother Gene Wendel; sisters Arema McGlennen and Rosalie Kreider.
Private services will be held with burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Tracy von Aspen
May 16, 2020
It was my honor and pleasure to care for Carolyn through Suncrest Hospice. I will miss her sweet smile and her always humming a tune.