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Carolyn (Connie) Lousie Corum

Carolyn (Connie) Louise Corum, 85, of Silver Lake, went home to be with the Lord in Bend on Monday, May 23, 2011, after a long illness.
She was born to Elmer and Edith Waters in Fort Morgan, Colo. on Sept. 18, 1925.
Connie studied nursing in WWII, serving as a registered nurse in Portland and Klamath Falls. She married Earl E. Corum of Silver Lake April 3, 1949.
Connie worked in her husband’s Silver Lake fuel business until retirement and was an emergency nurse in Silver Lake.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Richard Jewell Corum; brothers Reginald and Charles; sister Regina.
She is survived by son Hugh Wesley Corum of Milwaukee; daughter Cynthia Diane Niemelä of Bennett, Colo.; grandsons George Earl Niemelä of Bennett, Colo. and Joseph Hugh Niemelä of Huntington Beach, Calif.
Services were held on Friday, May 27, 2011 at Fort Rock Community Church. Graveside service was at Silver Lake Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Silver Lake EMS, Silver Lake Lioness, Fort Rock Community Church, or another charity.

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