Carl Culkin

January 4, 1955 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 66)


Carl Culkin 66, of Sadorus, passed away at 7:40PM, Tuesday, July 20 ,2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

A visitation will be from 4 to 7PM, Friday, July 23, 2021 at Freese Funeral Home, Tolono.

Mr. Culikn was born January 4, 1955 at Fairbury, Il, a son to George and Magdelene Paradise Culkin.  He married Tracy Felgenhauer on October 14, 2005, she survives.

Also surviving are two children; Charles (Misty) Culkin of Sadorus and Carrie (Brad) Stephens of Monticello, three grandchildren; Eisley White of Sadorus, and Mackenzie and Maverick Stephens of Monticello, two brothers; Larry (Diana) Culkin of Franklin, IN and Paul (Lynne) Culkin of Danforth, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Carl served in the United States Air Force from 1974-1978, stationed at Luke AFB, in Arizona.  He served on the Sadorus Fire Department for over 35 years, 10 years was as Sadorus Fire Chief.  He was a member of Fire Chiefs Association.

He loved his family, he was generous, funny and loyal.  He was a great story teller, who never knew a stranger.  He was also an animal lover and was always lending a hand for anyone who needed it.

Memorials may be made to the Sadorus Fire Department.  Condolences may also be made at

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July 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freese Funeral Home
407 N. Bourne Street
Tolono, IL 61880

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