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Carlos "Mac" Dean McGregor

July 1, 1933 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 85)

Carlos Dean “Mac” McGregor, 85, of Olney, IL, passed away October 31, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.


Mac was born on July 1, 1933 in Wabash County, IL; the son of  
Duward and Dorothy (Seiler) McGregor. He married Sandra Huchel on September 17, 1977, in Richland County, IL, at the Church of God.


Mac was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney, IL, and a Lifetime Member of the Olney Elks Club. Mac graduated Mt. Carmel High School in 1951; he worked for Dresser Industries for 45 years as a log analyst and sales and retired in 1988, after his retirement he did consulting for ten years.


Mac loved fishing, hunting, and vegetable gardening. Mac also loved ballroom dancing and taught many others how to dance.


Mac is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sandra; children, Brenda Saindon and husband Mike of Illinois, David McGregor and wife Pacita of Illinois,  Michael McGregor and wife Sue of Illinois, and Sonya Shaver and husband Ron of Texas; brother, Bob McGregor and sister, Jean Dyehouse both of Mt. Carmel, IL; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Mary Elizabeth (Dunkel) McGregor.


Private services were held and he was buried in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Carmel, IL.


Memorials in Mac’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at


Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Mr. McGregor’s family.

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