M. Hemmer, a longtime resident of
Her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and William Ruotola of Las Vegas, daughter Shelley Coscina of Kailua, Hawaii, grandson Curt Ruotola of Kailua and granddaughter Amy Ruotola-Behrendt of Studio City, Calif., were at her bedside.
She is survived additionally by brother and sister-in-law Dean and Helen Williams of Bismarck, Mo.; sister-in-law Louise Hemmer Hill of Houston, Texas; son and daughter-in-law Dr. Stephen and Marian Hemmer of Elberfeld; granddaughters Koke’e and Gina Coscina, Marie Hemmer; great- grandchildren Cory and Will Ruotola, True and Mighty Behrendt; numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Family, which includes most lifetime friends, were her heart.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Albert; her parents, Paul and Bessie Williams; sister Pauline Repp; and brothers Jesse, Thomas, Paul and Byron Williams.
Carrie was born in
Carrie and Al were active members of the
Gibson County Art Guild and ran a small framing business. She also quilted
throws for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in
Carrie moved to
Memorial services will take place at
(Local arrangement by Colvin Funeral Home)