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Carolyn Dee Strout

Carolyn Dee Strout, 77, a resident of Klamath Falls died on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 in the early morning at the home of one of her daughters.

Carolyn Dee Strout was born Sept. 4, 1935 in Lakeview to Carroll T. and Velma E. (Horr) Mulkey.  She was raised and educated in Modoc County having graduated from high school in Alturas, Calif.  She attended college where she received her bachelor’s degree in the Los Angeles area.  During the 1960’s and 1970’s Carolyn worked as a waitress while she was busy raising her family.  In the late 70’s she began working for the Klamath County Library and as the Extension Librarian for many years.

Among her personal interest she enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and reading and loved gardening!  She loved to go for walks, rock hounding and riding horses in her younger years.  Carolyn and her sister spent many a shopping trip to the Goodwill, which she fondly referred to as “The Pickens.”  Her favorite activity was spending time with her children and grandchildren.  Recently her activities included feeding peanuts to the blue jays on her back porch and tending to her flowers.  She had a great sense of humor and will be missed by all who loved her.

Survivors include her significant Don Mitchell;son Richard and daughter-in-law Laura Strout and their children Jennie, Anita and Sirena;son David Strout and his children Savanah and Amanda;son Phillip Acevedo and his children Giovani and Vincent; daughters Sheila Strout and Robert Griffin and her daughter Sarah; daughter and son-in-law Tina and Marvin Schenck and her children Terri Lee and Michael and his children Jesse and Jacob; daughter Carolyn Acevedo and Greg Epperly and her children Leticia, Matthew, Seandrie’ and Anthony; brother Victor Mulkey; sister Sharon Lady; 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services are at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens on Saturday, May 11, 2013, 2 p.m. A potluck will follow at 707 High St., Klamath Falls.

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