Carol J. Schieding died peacefully surrounded by family and friends, Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the age of 74. She was born January 17, 1945 in Lansing, MI the daughter of Donald and Sylvia (Taylor) Irvine. Carol graduated from DeWitt High School in 1987 where she returned to earn her GED. Carol loved to help family and friends with her many talents in sewing, flower arrangements, baking and crafts of all kinds. She especially enjoyed spending time laughing with those close to her. Carol loved animals of all kinds and was also an avid Michigan Wolverine sports fan. She had several jobs during her working career most notably working for Goodrich Shop Rite, Hallmark Cards and the DeWitt Public Schools Latch Key Program. Surviving her is her longtime companion, Robert Siegrist; one daughter, Kristina Garner; two sons, Kurt (Beth) Schieding and Jeff (Julie) Schieding; grandchildren, Travis Garner, Timmy Schieding, Emma Schieding, Joey Schieding, Shannon Abbott and Ashley (Teddy) Bodien; two great grandchildren, Sadie and Maximus Bodien; two sisters, Donna (Calvin) Cooley and Marilyn Williams; and a brother, Alan Irvine. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Gary Miller. A memorial service will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends from 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Donations may also be made in memory of Carol Schieding to the American Liver Foundation www.liverfoundation.org.
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