CAROLYN ROSE LAUER RITENOUR, 76, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, with her family by her side in Fort Worth, Texas. "Carolyn was more than a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; she was the matriarch of the family. As a young girl, her dream of becoming a nurse was indicative of her caring heart. She accomplished these goals and more, for everyone that knew her realized, she could stop the world with a single look." Carolyn is survived by her husband of 54 years, Don Ritenour; sons, Eric, Steve and Brad; and seven grandchildren. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 7341 Glenview Drive, NRH, Texas. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Shannon Rufe Snow Funeral Chapel, 6001 Rufe Snow Drive, Fort Worth, Texas. Interment to follow service in DFW National Cemetery.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 27, 2013