Carolyn Rose Rehm, 98, of West Liberty, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, July 16, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital. She was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, on March 17, 1916 to the late Henry and Matilda (Erbe) Schaal. She married George Rehm on October 6, 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1955. She is also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Delman.
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.
Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Betty (Philip) Fawcett of DeGraff, Ohio; sons, George W. (Cathy) Rehm of Cannon Falls, Minnesota and John E. (Marilyn) Rehm of Millersburg, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Andy Rehm, Jery Rehm, Katie McCormick, Karen Laidlaw, Carol Toohey, Dale Rehm and David Fawcett; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers: Ralph Schaal of Dublin, OH, Don Schaal of Rayland, OH, and Gene Schaal of St. Clairsville and James Schaal of Cleveland.
Pastor Jonathan Bull will officiate a funeral service on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville, Ohio where visitation will be held two hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church, 208 W. Sandusky Ave. Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or to Green Hills Care Center, 6557 US Rt. 68 South, West Liberty, OH 43357.
Eichholtz, Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty assisted the family with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.