Carolyn Ann (Stoutamyer) Bramlet, 77, of Springfield, IL, died at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born June 6, 1935 in Springfield, IL to Lyn and Frances Adelman Bramlet. Her parents; sister, Helen Helms; two nephews, Daniel Bramlet and Mark Schnirring; one brother-in-law, Tom Schnirring and one sister-in-law, Rita Bramlet preceded her in death.
Survivors include three sons, Harry “Hank” Stoutamyer, Jr. of Springfield, Lyn Stoutamyer of Rural Christian County and Nick (Shaun) Stoutamyer of Springfield; two sisters, Mary Schnirring of Springfield and Barbara Pescitelli of Kansas; one brother, Bob Bramlet of Springfield; one brother-in-law, Gene Helms of Springfield and 5 grandchildren, Anthony (Tony), Halee, Lyndsey, Ashlee, and Kylee Stoutamyer all of Springfield and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Carolyn was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church where she had served as a Eucharistic Minister. She retired after 16 years of service as a paralegal from the State of Illinois Legislative Reference Bureau. She graduated from Ursuline Academy. Carolyn loved drawing, playing Bingo, traveling to Casinos and spending time with her grandchildren.
Visitation: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 am, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Church with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating.
Private burial in Calvary Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church or Michael J. Fox Parkinson Foundation.