Carol Sue Lindsay-Stromgren
Carol S. Lindsay-Stromgren, 73, passed away Tuesday, August 16th, in Abilene. She was born March 27, 1943 in Hope, the daughter of Jacob and Valene (James) Rutz. Growing up in the area, Carol attended local schools and graduated from Hope High School with the class of 1961. On July 28, 1962, she was married to Royce Lindsay. He preceded her in death, June 21, 2002. On May 26, 2006, she was married to Bus Stromgren. All of their married life has been spent in Abilene. Carol had been employed by Vacu-Blast and Duckwall-Alco, retiring in 2008. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, the coffee club girls, golfing with Bus and traveling. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Roger, two sisters and a brother.
She is survived by: husband, Bus Stromgren of Abilene; five children, Gene (Rhonda) Lindsay of Beloit; Jo (Kyle) Baugh of Oceanside, California, Rod (Marsha) Lindsay of Abilene, Jeff (Stephanie) Stromgren of Topeka and Craig (Kyra) Stromgren of Silverlake; three sisters. Betty Riffel of Herrington, Joyce Gaston of Abilene and Shirley Pennington of New Castle, Indiana and three brothers Bill Rutz of Enterprise, Jim Rutz of Goodland and Ray Rutz of Houston Texas; fourteen grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, August 20th, at the Abilene First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Roland Slater officiating. Interment will follow in the New Basel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:30 - 6:30 PM Friday, August 19th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Dickinson County Hospice. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.