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Carolyn A. Care (Putney)

June 4, 1944 - June 16, 2013

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 22, 2013. The time will be announced soon.

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Carolyn A. Care, 69, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born June 4, 1944 in Minot, North Dakota to Walter Guy and Edna Irene (Stredwick) Putney.

She moved to Oregon at six years old, first to Corvallis and then to Sweet Home where she graduated high school in 1962. Carolyn married her childhood sweetheart, Joel, on July 5, 1963. They would have celebrated 50 years together this year.

Carolyn enjoyed her family and snuggling with her grandchildren. She would always make sure they could find treats in her home. She was a talented seamstress and made clothes for her children. She loved to bake, play Bingo in Lebanon, watch baseball, and rodeos. She traveled and fished often with her husband.

Carolyn is survived by: her husband, Joel Care of Sweet Home; daughters, Brenda Pace (husband, Dennis) of Albany, Gail Gillespie (husband, Chris) of Sweet Home, and Jolene Wines (husband, Chris) of Springfield; son, Ron Care (wife, Vicki) of Albany; sisters, Marlene Dunmeyer of Sweet Home, Connie Shortreed (husband, Kim) of Lebanon; brother, Guy Putney; grandchildren, Ashley and Hannah Pace, Shelbey and Caytlin Gillespie, Jake and Max Wines, Madison and Austin Care; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Walter and Irene; and siblings, Donald, Russell, Darrell, Joe, and Janet Putney.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 22, 2013. The time will be announced soon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.