Carolyn K. Towne
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School Section Lake
Formerly of Haslett, Michigan
Passed away April 1, 2014 at the age of 71, after a short illness. Carolyn was born March 31, 1943 in Lansing, MI to Robert Valentine and Betty Jane (Palmer) Gorden.
She was employed by MSU for fifteen years and worked as a supervisor in the Clinical Center. She moved up north and worked for Canadian Lakes. Carolyn loved her home on the lake and having her children and grand children visit.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son James Jury and sister, Patricia Virtue. Surviving is her husband, Ken Towne; daughters, Carol (Greg) Babcock, Christine Walkinshaw and Teri (Eddie) Sims; eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; brother, Andrew (Marlene) Gorden, sister, Deborah Holsinger and brother-in-law, Archie (Patsy) Virtue.
The family will receive friends Friday, April 4, 2014, from 2-8 pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 East Grand River Avenue, East Lansing. No funeral service will be held. Contributions may be made in memory of Carolyn to Hospice of Lansing, 4052 Legacy Parkway, Ste.200, Lansing, MI 48911.
The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing. On line condolences may be made at: www.greastlansing.com
Published in Lansing State Journal on Apr. 3, 2014