Carolyn M. Folts
8/15/2017 4:00:00 PM
Carolyn Mae Ashmun Folts, age 69, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Sunday, August 13, at McLaren Regional in Bay City. Carolyn was born on February 10, 1948 in Gladwin County, the daughter of Joseph and Evelyn Keezhig Ashmun.
Carolyn married Claire Folts who preceded her in death. She was a bus driver for the state home for many years, was a cook at CMU among other endeavors.
Carolyn loved and cherished her family dearly and her beloved pets Chico, Lady Teacup, Casper and Joey the Cat. Those that knew and loved her understood her passion for Elvis Presley, Asian art and clothing, and her photo collages that always represented her passion for her family and friends. Carolyn was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan.
Funeral services for Carolyn will be held on Friday, August 18th at 2:00 pm from the Rowley Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant. The family will greet friends on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery in Rosebush, at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to: Andahwod Continuing Care Community & Elder Services at 2910 South Leaton Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.
Carolyn is survived by her two sisters, Shirley (Ashmun) Burch and Julia (Alexander) Wixson, and a brother William Alexander, Jr.; a daughter, Diane (Paul) Roux of Palm Coast, Florida; four grandchildren, Jeaniene Harlow, Blake Roux, Danielle (Aaron) Breeding, and BreAnna Roux; three great grandchildren, Brycen Freeman, Ciera Roux, and Cayde Ferguson; She was cherished by many nieces and nephews, Lisa (Wixson) Kennedy, Doyletta Good, Jason Wixson, Theal J. Burch, Trevor Alexander, Nicole Alexander, Travis Alexander, Nate McDaniel, Cheyenne Alexander and Tabitha Alexander. Furthermore, she was deeply loved and adored by many great-nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, Geraldine, and a brother, Leonard (Jackson) Alexander.