Carol L. Kinsey, age 88, of Elgin, IL, passed away on January 13, 2022. She was born December 25, 1933 in Elgin, IL to her loving parents, Harry and Alma (née Reuter) Wiese.

Carol attended Elgin Community College for two years. She then worked as a secretary for Lloyd Kinsey, whom she married on July 13, 1973. He was the love of her life, and she was his. When she and Lloyd retired, they moved to Tennessee. They did everything together until his death in 1996. After his death, she moved back to Elgin to be with her daughter, Lori. They did everything together, and she and Lori were the best of friends.

Carol was the kindest person. She was sometimes stubborn, but in a cute way. A real firecracker! She also loved animals, and worked at the Anderson Animal Shelter.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Kinsey (died 1996); and grandson, Samuel Acevedo (died May 17, 1999). She is survived by her daughter, Lori Acevedo; grandchildren, Natacha (Dave) Douglas and Rey (Sherise) Acevedo; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren, plus one on the way.

Visitation will be 3:00pm until funeral service at 4:00pm, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120. Pr. Jeorge Holmes will be officiating.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 879 4658 9890, Password: 714303).

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Carol’s name to the Anderson Animal Shelter.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

One Reply to “Carol L. Kinsey”

  1. I can’t wait until we meet again. You were the best Grandma a girl could wish for! I am going to miss you so much! Give everyone a hug and kiss for me in Heaven. Love you always and forever, Nati XOXOXO

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these <abbr title="HyperText Markup Language">HTML</abbr> tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>