PEORIA - Caroline E. Mitsules, 78, of Peoria, passed away at 7:54 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice.;Caroline was born on January 19, 1935 in Peoria, to Paul Gust and Nettie (DeMoss) Mitsules. They preceded her in death.;She was also preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Theresa Mitsules.;She is survived by her brother, Paul Mitsules of Peoria, two nephews, Mike (Wendy) Allison of Morton and Mark (Laurie) Mitsules of Virginia Beach, VA, one niece, Angie (Rob) Walker of Peoria, three great-nieces, two great-nephews, and her aunts, Betty Bodish and Marcella Middleman of Dubuque, IA.;Caroline was a 1955 graduate of Academy of Our Lady. She then graduated from Hi-Fashion Beauty College, where she later taught classes for six years. From 1965-2010, she and her business partner, Josie Stock, owned and operated Très Chic Beauty Salon at the top of Washington Hill in East Peoria. Additionally, she was a past president of the Illinois Cosmetology Association and the Peoria Cosmetology Association.;Caroline loved playing cards, gambling and the Chicago Cubs.;A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013. Fr. Donald Roszkowski will officiate. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2013 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with a prayer service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Metamora. Memorials may be made to OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home.;Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.