N. Arlene Caudill

Bartonville – N. Arlene Caudill, 86, of Bartonville, passed away at 3:58 AM on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Unity Point Proctor in Peoria, IL. She was born on December 22, 1931 in Chicago to George and Norma (Gehrig) Gabelhausen. She married Rollie Caudill Jr. on May 17, 1947 in Peoria, IL, he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, one son, Dick Caudill, two brothers, Richard and Jack Gabelhausen, and two sisters, Lois and Davee.

Surviving are three children, Curt (Patty) Caudill of Mapleton, Cindi (Jerry) Stafford of Bartonville, and Michele Caudill of Biloxi, MS; daughter-in-law, Susie Caudill of Sparks, NV; nine grandchildren, Amy (Greg) Newman, Craig (Chrissy) Stafford, Nikki (Troy) Holmes, Carrie (Dave) Stafford-Ruttum, Chris (Shawna) Benson, Andy (Tracy) Benson, Jacob (Mandy) Caudill, Joe (fiancé, Carli) Caudill, and Jessi Caudill; twelve great-grandchildren; one brother, William (Marjean) Gabelhausen; and one sister, Sharon (Jess) Burns.

Arlene worked as a bookkeeper for Caudill Trucking and also for OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Unity Point Health Methodist, and the Pere Marquette Hotel. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for 62 years and was currently a member of St. Michael’s All Angels Episcopal Church in Peoria.

Graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 22, 2018 at St. John’s Cemetery in Bartonville, IL. Father Waylon Lawrence will officiate. Memorials can be made to Alpha Park Library or St. Michael’s All Angels Episcopal Church. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com


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8 Responses to N. Arlene Caudill

  1. Diane and Andy Legaspi says:

    So sorry for your lost Prayers to everyone Arlene was a very sweet lady She will be missed

  2. Cecil Wyman says:

    Cindi & Jerry,

    Diane and I are very sorry to hear about your mom. I loved your mom. I will always remember her laugh and her great smile. She was always a joy to be around. A great lady! She will be missed.

  3. Cindi Branch says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Arlene. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathies to Cindy, Jerry and all of the family.

  4. Nancy Coleman says:

    Cindi: So very sorry for your loss. Your mother was always so sweet to me. Sending lots of love.

  5. Ann Hagemann - Kearney says:

    Curt, Patty and Family I am sorry – sending prayers and love your way…

  6. Fred Bazhenow says:

    Caudill Family, Please know that our household shares your grief at Arlene’s passing. She was a truly fantastic lady who always treated us very well (as she did to everyone). I’m sure she and Rollie are together, again. Barb & Fred

  7. Karen Kelley Hermacinski says:

    I’m sure gonna miss your moms witt. She always had something to say. Her laugh and smile were always welcome. She was a geat neighbor to mom. I know mom will miss her also. We all knew at Christmas we would be getting a tray of cookies from her. Im sure she is giving your dad and mine some kind of lip, (piece of her mind) hahaha. Loved her. My condolences to the whole Caudill family

  8. Mike & I are so sorry to hear about your Mom, Condi. I know she is in a better place, but it d doesn’t help those who are left behind. She was a very sweet lady and will bed missed. Prayers for you & the family.

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