Carol L. Rutz of Enterprise, Kansas and formerly of the Hope area passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Village Manor at the age of 86.
She was born December 20, 1933 in Abilene the daughter of Wayne and Lorraine Chrisco. She retired from the State of Kansas for 15 years. On April 6, 1950 she married Willis (Bill) Rutz of Dillon at the Methodist Church in Enterprise. She was a life member of New Basel United Church of Christ.
Carol was a proud wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a life member of New Basel United Church of Christ and the American Legion Post #39 Auxiliary for many years. Carol will be missed by all. She loved being with family and playing card with friends
She is survivd by two sons Willis W. Rutz (Billy), Mike Rutz, and daughter Susie Holloway. Willis W. Rutz (Billy) and daughter Stephanie (Shane) Morgan of Battle Ground, Washington, and Mike Rutz (Renauda) of Enterprise Ks., Daniel Rutz (deceased) and son Ryan Rutz of Enterprise Ks, daughter Julia Cooper (Curt) Inara and Jemma of Hoxie Ks., Amy Rutz (Jesse) friend, of Manhattan Ks,. and Susan Holloway (Charlie) of Soloman Ks, son Jamie of Holland Ks., Brian Holloway (Dawn) of Abilene Ks., sons Tyler, and Cooper, sister Beverly Womochil of Abilene. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Willis, her parents, sister Marilyn Widler and her brother Wayne Chrisco.
Funeral services for Carol will be 1:00pm Saturday, December 19, 2020 at the New Basel Cemetery south of Abilene with Pastor Lindsey Brummer officiating. A celebration of life service will be in the spring. Friends may sign the register book at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #39 and may be sent in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW 3rd, Abilene, Kansas 67410.