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Carl Otto Bridges

November 17, 1923 – April 1, 2017

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"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Heinz Funeral Home
"I'm so sorry to see him go. A great friend and father of my friends. Loved working with Carl. "
— Margaret (Kathy Fones) Markle
"I love you Grandpa. You will always be in my heart."
— BobbieJo Collins
"I may not have been your biological daughter, but you coming into my mom’s life when I was a pre-teen and stepping in as my dad was a..."
— Laurie
"My condolences to the Bridges family and the extended family members. You are all in my prayers and I pray for you to have comfort and..."
— Susan Gillespie & Family
"Arlene, Toni and Lorraine I'm so very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. No words can express the loss you girls are feeling,..."
— Carol Koller
"I asked you one time as we sat at your kitchen table drinking coffee and having slices of your fresh made apple pie, "What do you do the..."
— Arlene M. Bridges
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— Keri Weller and family
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— Keri Weller and family
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"To Carl's Family You all have my deepest sympathy. Carl helped me through an emergency miscarriage many years ago. I was 5 months along...."
— Rita Cerar

Obituary for Carl Otto Bridges

Carl O. Bridges, 93, of Carlinville, IL died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born November 17, 1923 in Carlinville to William and Ethel (Largge) Bridges. Carl married Lucille Stone, September 16, 1979 at the Chesterfield United Church, she preceded him in death in 2008.

Carl served in the Army Medical Corps in the pacific theatre from 1943-46 attaining rank as a Master Sergeant. Carl then returned home and worked as a registered nurse at Carlinville Area Hospital for 30 years and St. John’s Hospital for 6 years.

He is preceded in death by his wife, son, Rick Bridges, father and mother, granddaughter, Carla Meyers, 2 sisters, and 4 brothers. Survivors include: 3 daughters; Loraine (Stan) Meyers of Shipman, IL, Arlene Bridges of Bunker Hill, IL, Toni (Dave) Kromer of Carlinville, IL, Step-children; Jesse (Jerri) Stone of Chesterfield, IL, Sue Mae (Jim) Johnson of Winfield, MO, Rebecca Ann (Mark) Boehm of Oreana, IL, Linda Kay and Keith Stacy of Cologne, MN, Laurie (Steve) Myers of Springfield, IL, 2 sisters; Jane Delay and Lucille Thomas both of Springfield, IL, and 24 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

No public services are planned.