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Carol Lynne Kostman (Rice)

April 15, 1937 - May 2, 2023

Carol Lynne Kostman, 86, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday May 2, 2023.
Memorial service will be 1pm Sunday May 7th at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com.

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Carol Lynne Kostman
April 15, 1937 – May 2, 2023

Carol Lynne Kostman, 86, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday May 2, 2023. She was born in San Diego, California to Gwendolyn (Fowlkes) and Samuel J. Rice Jr.

She grew up in Medford and moved to Oildale, California to attend college. Carol met and married Billy E. Hornecker. Together they raised two daughters in Bakersfield, California. Billy and Carol divorced and she moved with her daughters to Upper Soda, Oregon and purchased the Mountain House. After selling and moving to Sweet Home she met and married the love of her life Cecil R. Kostman. They resided in Sweet Home and Springfield before moving to Montana in 1985. Carol worked for the City of Kalispell as a finance director. They bought a boat and loved boating, fishing and hunting. She also loved decorating, sewing and playing Bingo at the Eagles. Carol and Cecil loved to dance. She retired in 2004 and they resided in Montana until moving to Sweet Home in July 2022.
Carol is survived by her husband Cecil, her children: Teresa and Lewis Perkins, Connie and Mike Healy all of Sweet Home, Cindy Croy of Eugene, James Kostman of Eugene, Michael and Clara Sue Kostman of Texas and Kevin Kostman of Corvallis; 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Carol is preceded in death by her parents and sister Bobbie Lee Davis (2021).

Memorial service will be 1pm Sunday May 7th at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com.