Carolyn August

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Carolyn M. August, nee Zimmermann, 83, of Belleville, IL, born January 3, 1940, in East St. Louis, IL, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Carolyn’s greatest joy was her children and being a grandmother to six beautiful grandchildren.  She always made friends wherever she went.  She was always the life of the party.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 45 years, Joseph A. August, whom she married on July 22, 1961, at St. Teresa Catholic Church; and her parents, George and Myrtle T., nee Munie, Zimmermann.

She is survived by her two daughters, Andrea M. (Zach) Loll of Robinson, IL, and Stephanie A. (Shayne) Dalton of Lake St. Louis, MO; a son, Brad A. (Diana) August of Belleville, IL; and six grandchildren, Sloan and Evan August, Blain and Cooper Loll, and Connor and Colin Dalton.

Memorials may be made to St. Teresa Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday January 23, 2023, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2023, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Michael Arockiam officiating.

Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.


6 Comments on Carolyn August

Jody Harrison said : Guest Report Jan 25, 2023 at 2:31 PM

My heart goes out to the family of Carolyn August. Carolyn had such a zest for life. She was such a joy to be around. She loved her children and grandchildren so much and was so proud. Wishing the family much peace and comfort during this sad time. Love to all... -Jody Harrison

  • Troy
  • IL
Cynthia Louise Bloodworth said : Guest Report Jan 22, 2023 at 7:28 PM

Love & Prayers to Carolyn's family & friends...I'm blessed to have met Carolyn, she loved life, loved her family, saw the good in everyone & everything. She was a ray of sunshine at Villas of Hollybrook & will be missed but remembered always in our hearts. Cindy/Activity Director.

  • IL
Karen Sheely said : Guest Report Jan 22, 2023 at 9:36 AM

I'm sending my deepest sympathy to Andrea, Stephanie, Brad and their families. I loved working with Carolyn at Sparta Lincoln and have wonderful memories of her. She was always so kind and touched many lives. Everytime I drive past her home in Sparta, I think of her. May God comfort her family! 🙏

  • Chester
  • IL
Betty Timmermann said : Guest Report Jan 21, 2023 at 8:14 PM

My sincere sympathy on the loss of your mom. It was such a pleasure to get to know Carolyn and to answer some of her questions about her mom. She really enriched my life and I’m grateful that our paths crossed. Her love and pride of her family was so strong. May you feel blessed to be her children and grandchildren. She was so proud of all of you!

  • Mckinney
Debbie & Bill Williamson said : Guest Report Jan 21, 2023 at 10:35 AM

Our sincerest condolences for Carolyn's family and friends. She loved her family so much and talked so lovingly about each and every one of them. She will be missed always at the Villas and she made so many friends here. RIP Carolyn - you will be remembered always. Love Debbie & Bill

  • Shiloh
  • Illinois said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2023 at 1:29 PM

Andrea, I’m praying for you all. I’m so very sorry for your loss!

  • Robinson
  • IL

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