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Carole R. (Gilbert) Petre
August 21, 1952 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Carole R. Petre, age 71 of Auburn passed away on Monday, August 28, 2023 at her Auburn home.
She was born on August 21, 1952 in Auburn to Harry and Claire Kathryn (Dicks) Gilbert. She graduated from DeKalb High School in 1970.
Carole married John M. Petre on February 14, 1993 in Auburn and he resides in Auburn.
She was a nurse’s aide at DeKalb Memorial Hospital for 6 ½ years before becoming the Director of the DeKalb Council on Pregnancy for an additional six years. She was an active member of New Hope Christian Center in Waterloo and she was also a member of the Sigma Beta Sorority in Auburn for several years.
Carole was an avid reader and she enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She was a longtime collector of antiques, many of which she would repair, refurbish and refinish. Most of all, Carole was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and she loved spending time with her family.
Her husband of 30 years; John Petre of Auburn.
Daughter and son-in-law; Amanda and Neil Woodruff of Roanoke.
Step son and daughter-in-law; David and Dawn Petre of Auburn.
Step daughter and son-in-law; Tina and Greg Zehner of Auburn.
Step daughter and son-in-law; Tara and Jeremy Streb of Kendallville.
Step daughter and son-in-law; Amy and Bill Powell of Auburn.
Two grandsons; Connor Woodruff and Gavin Woodruff.