Caroline Anne (Storm) Verbeck Posted: 2020-07-24 08:17:46

Caroline Anne (Storm) Verbeck


Caroline Anne (Storm) Verbeck, 78 of Sun City Huntley, passed away peacefully and entered into blessed eternity July 22, 2020 with her family by her side.
Caroline was born June 6, 1942 in Cary, Illinois the daughter of Glenn and Eleanor (Lukas) Storm. On August 5, 1961 she married James P. Verbeck. She started her career at Elgin Watch Company, then became a stay-at-home mom working part-time at Home Interiors and returned to the work force with United Airlines as an International Reservation’s Sales Representative. She loved her career path especially her position at United Airlines. She was a 15-year liver transplant survivor and was passionate about supporting organ donation programs. Caroline was a loving wife, sister, daughter, mother, grandmother (“Ge-Ma”), and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Verbeck, her daughters, Nora Lee (Timothy) Zeller, Katie (George) Gazdacka, and Joyce (Ken) Turnipseed, by her 7 grandchildren, Ryan (Hannah), Sara, Calen, Josh, Elyce, Katelyn and Matt, her sister, Lenore C. Popp, and several nieces and nephews who were always dear to her heart.
Caroline was proceeded in death by her parents and by brother-in-laws, Clarence E. Popp and Paul C. Verbeck, and sister-in-law, Mary Carol Verbeck.
When you were with “Sweet Caroline” good times never seemed so good (“so good – so good”). She will be missed for her larger than life personality and her loving nature towards everyone she met.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at DeFiore Funeral Home located at 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Algonquin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or Northern Illinois Hospice.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to

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Elizabeth Squire-Delaney 2020-07-25 20:04:20

Please accept my condolences on the loss of Caroline. This is truly a sad time for all of you. I hope the wonderful memories and love that was shared will sustain and comfort you. Bless you.

Gail and Steve Lukas 2020-07-26 17:44:08

Please accept our condolences in the passing of a very nice person. Keep the memories and she will Always be with you.

Barbara Kunz - Ruiz 2020-07-29 20:24:11

Caroline was such a sweet, thoughtful gal. She was pleasant to work with at the intl rate desk and had a real cute sense of humor. Rest in peace Caroline.