Carol Jean Kehlmeier, born February 4, 1935 passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Wednesday, May 16th, 2018. preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Charles, as well as her parents, Herbert and Ruth Clark and brother, Dr. Michael A Clark. Survived by four sons, Mark (Katherine), Matthew (Kathleen), Martin (Jack), and Michael (Carlon) as well grandchildren, Emily, Anna, David, and Claire. Carol was an accomplished author publishing several novels and numerous short stories and was a long-time columnist for Westerville’s Public Opinion. But most importantly, she was a loving wife and mother. Special thanks to dear friends and neighbors, Michael and Gloria Wood and Barbie Isaacs for their thoughtfulness and compassion over the years. Friends and family may call Sunday, May 20th from 2-5 at Hill Funeral Home in Westerville . A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, May 21st at 11 AM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 4684 E. Walnut Street, Westerville, Ohio .