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In Memory of Carolyn Rindahl-Ryan


December 16, 1956 - October 29, 2017

Carolyn Marie Rindahl, 60, passed away on October 29, 2017 in Radisson, WI. She was born on December 16, 1956 in Eau Claire, WI to Robert and Irvina (Vold) Rindahl. Carolyn grew up in Eleva, WI, graduating from Eleva-Strum High School in 1975.

Carolyn married the love of her life, Steven Ryan, in April of 1999 at the South Beef River Lutheran Church in Osseo, WI.

Carolyn was a loving mother who raised five children. She was a member of the church choir for decades and assisted with Sunday school and church services. She loved quilting, sewing, crocheting, and surprising family and friends with handmade gifts. Carolyn donated to Locks of Love, crocheted fiddler muffs for the Alzheimer’s patients, quilted Mission Quilts with her quilting group, donated hats and mittens and many handmade items to several organizations. She enjoyed sharing her favorite recipes and baking tips with everyone and she loved a good thrift sale. Carolyn was an avid reader with a book collection on hand for family, friends and every child in her life. She had a very special love for children and always had a unique handmade gift along with special treats for all of them. Carolyn dearly loved her grandchildren Hazal, Ian, and Colton.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents. She departed hand in hand with her husband and dearly beloved grandson, Ian Leo Ryan Nguyen.

Carolyn is survived by her children, Carrie (Cory) Gustafson, Tristan (Kerry Theiler) Ryan, Elizabeth (Kyle) Corriea, Justin Ryan, and Katie (Anthony Zeestraten) Ryan; Siblings, Harriet Moe, Kristi (Randy) Kaiser, and Wayne Rindahl; Grandchildren Hazal and Colton Corriea; and is known as “Auntie Grandma” by many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at South Beef River Church in Osseo, WI on November 3,, 2017 at 1 pm with visitation from 12-1.

All guests are invited to attend a luncheon in the Parish Hall following the service.

Cards may be sent to the family at: Carrie Gustafson 412 N Eaton Ave Greenwood, WI 54437