Cynthia DeLaine “Cyndi” Carlen, 58, of Lincoln, passed suddenly January 28, 2023, after a brief illness.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held Friday, February 3, 2023, at the Eagles Lodge #2708, where Cyndi was a member, from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM.
Cyndi was born March 2, 1964, in Mattoon, IL., the daughter of Lawrence Lee “Larry” Carlen and Cheryl D. (Oakley) Carlen Danley. She was a respiratory therapist. Cyndi loved her family and was best friends with her sisters. She had a great sense of humor and was the life of the party. She was a fireball, full of laughter, fun, and spunk. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her father, Larry Carlen; her children: Amilyn Williams, Creed Bovolo (Tracy Lane), Emilee (Jesse) Fitzwater, and Braxtin Walker; grandchildren: Kelsey, Justin, Nathan, Kaeden, Grace, Ridge, and Otto; fiancé Ron Carpenter; siblings: Kelly Carlen Bixler (Dave), Stacy Carlen (Jay Babbitt), Amy (Robert) Yarbrough, Kevin Danley, Kitty (Bandy) Adye, and Theresa (Trent) Wilkes. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, her mother Cheryl Danley, and stepfather Bob Danley.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the American Cancer Society.