Carol J. Ahrens, age 62, of Morton Grove. Beloved daughter of the late Henry and Elsie Ahrens; loving sister of Mildred (Alwin) Johnson, Bernice, Willard (Carolyn), Marion (Ronald J.) Carswell, Leonard, Helen and Barbara; preceded in death by five brothers and one sister; dear aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, 3 to 8 p.m. at Haben Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral Service Saturday, 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Skokie. Memorial contributions may be made to Adult Down Syndrome Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1999 Dempster St., Park Ridge, IL 60068. Funeral info: 847-673-6111. Published in the Chicago Tribune on 9/8/2006.