Carol Ogren McGeehan passed away on December 22, 2017 in Raleigh NC. She was 78 years old.
Carol was born on July 28, 1939 in East Liverpool, OH to Carl Albin Ogren Sr. and Mildred (Tookie) Alexander Ogren, The family moved to Ontario, CA in 1944 when her father joined Kaiser Steel. She married the love of her life, Bob McGeehan, on May 10, 1958. Their life together took them to Raleigh NC, Greensburg PA, and most recently The Villages FL. They traveled the world together, and enjoyed retirement on their boat and motor home.
An avid genealogist, Carol was a font of knowledge for family worldwide.
Carol is survived by her husband, Bob; daughter Cheryl Ratchford of Raleigh NC, son Mike (Mary Ellen) McGeehan of Overland Park KS, daughter Chris (Jim) Morris of Raleigh NC, daughter Jennifer (Jeff) Palombo of Hoover AL; and grandchildren Rebecca Ratchford; Danny, Ryan and Patrick McGeehan; Drew and Kieran Morris; Jack and Dean Palombo. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Carl A. Ogren Jr.
A private family service will be held at a later date, with interment at Raleigh Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Carol's favorite charities would be welcomed by the family: The Gary Sinise Foundation, the Salvation Army, and Transitions Lifecare Hospice.
First Cremation Society is caring for the family, condolences may be posted at www.firstcremation.com