Carolyn J. “Ninny” Troutwine, 70, of Bellefontaine, passed away Sunday evening, January 6, 2013 at Mary Rutan Hospital. She was born in Dayton on August 27, 1942 to the late Dwight and Dorothy Hayes Gustin. She married Charles Troutwine in 1981 in Dayton, OH and he preceded her in death on May 6, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Marolyn Melto.
Carolyn is survived by her sons, Dwight “Ed” (Tonya) Haley of Bellefontaine and James Gustin of Cincinnati; 4 grandchildren; Tara (Brandon) Fout, Matthew (Emma) Overfield, Mycole Overfield and Jessica Davis; 3 great-grandchildren; Cameron Rollins, Rylen Fout and Taytum Fout; brothers, Daniel Gustin of Portsmouth and Edward Gustin and life-partner Mark, of Rancho Mirage, CA; nieces, Jeanna, Amanda and Kim; nephews, Bill, James, Ty and Tony; great nieces, nephews, and other close family and friends.
A homemaker, Carolyn enjoyed spending time with her family around the campfire, singing, and dancing. She also enjoyed puzzles, crocheting, quilting, and playing video games and euchre.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate at a 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, January 9 at the Eichholtz, Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com