Created on Thursday, 17 July 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Carolyn Rose Rehm, 98, of West Liberty, passed away Wednesday morning, July 16, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital.
She was born in Martins Ferry on March 17, 1916, to the late Henry and Matilda Erbe Schaal.
She married George Rehm on Oct. 6, 1940, and he preceded her in death in 1955. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Delman.
Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Betty (Philip) Fawcett of DeGraff; sons, George W. (Cathy) Rehm of Cannon Falls, Minn., and John E. (Marilyn) Rehm of Millersburg; seven grandchildren, Andy Rehm, Jery Rehm, Katie McCormick, Karen Laidlaw, Carol Toohey, Dale Rehm and David Fawcett; nine great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Ralph Schaal of Dublin, Don Schaal of Rayland, Gene Schaal of St. Clairsville and James Schaal of Cleveland.
A former resident of St. Clairsville, Carolyn had been a resident of Bellefontaine and West Liberty for 27 years. She worked as a sales clerk at several department stores.
Carolyn enjoyed gardening and quilting and was a member of First Lutheran Church of Bellefontaine.
Pastor Jonathan Bull officiates a funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 204 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, where visitation is two hours prior. Burial is in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church, 208 W. Sandusky Ave., Bellefontaine 43311; and to Green Hills Care Center, 6557 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty 43357.
Arrangements were handled by Eichholtz, Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty, where condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.