SAVANNA—Carol Ann Bundy, 79, of Savanna, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Center Hill Cemetery, rural Mount Carroll.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Illinois Retired Teachers Association: or the Moose Charities:;jsessionid=00000000.app334b?idb=0&df_id=1601&mfc_pref=T&1601.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=0CD989A60FCEFC414A84C6C8A2397A35 Online condolences may be left for the family at

Carol was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Savanna, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Gilbert) Kuhns. She attended Savanna High School and graduated with the Class of 1957. She later earned her Bachelor’s degree in education in 1960 from Northern Illinois University. Carol married Jesse Bundy on Sept. 11, 1959 in Galena.

Carol taught for over 35 years and was a substitute teacher for an additional five years, retiring in 1994. Most of her teaching career was in the Hanover School District and later for the River Ridge School District.

She was active in her community and was a member of several organizations. She was a 35-year member of Delta Kappa Gamma and was currently a member of the Jo Daviess County Retired Teachers. Carol was also a member of Junior Women's Club and was a longtime member of the Women of the Moose. She also served as Washington Township clerk for 35 years and served on the Savanna School Board for 12 years.

Carol loved teaching, reading, word puzzles, traveling and lawn work. Most of all, Carol cherished spending time with her family.

Carol will be dearly missed by her husband of 59 years, Jesse Bundy; one son, Michael (Laurie Smiley) Bundy of Savanna; one daughter, Lynn Murphy of Mount Carroll; seven grandchildren, Carisa Sels, Ashley Durward, Kali Partin, Karis Bundy, Keegan Murphy, Kyle Murphy, and Kasey Murphy; and five great-grandchildren.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, William and Betty; and her stepfather, Albert Handel.