Carol A. Ronnebaum

first_imgCarol A. Ronnebaum, age 57 of Milan, died Sunday January 8, 2017. Born July 5, 1959, she is the daughter of Georgene (Nee: Hirt) and Carl Gillman.She is survived by her loving husband, Ray; her three children, Eric (Kim) Benz, Craig (Lindsay) Benz, and Ashley (Travis) Powell; her two step-children Jarrid and Jerica Ronnebaum; and her three grandchildren, Ryan, Alex, and Blake Benz. She is also survived by her nine siblings: Mary Ellen Gillman, John Gillman, Rose Hughes, Sr. Therese Gillman, George Gillman, Charlie Gillman, Steve Gillman, Annette Gillman, and Carl Gillman.Carol lived life to its fullest and poured all of her love and energy into her family. She was a loving wife and enjoyed her many vacations to the Caribbean with her husband Ray. She loved slowing down together to take a walk on the beach or to sit and watch a sunset. Her outlook on life was unmatched and she found the positive in any situation. No matter the circumstance, she would often inform her family that “it’s all good” and reminded everyone to enjoy each day they are given, constantly inspiring those around her. She referred to her family as her “pride and joy” and her favorite moments were when all of her family members would gather together for any occasion. Carol was a wonderful mother to her children, never stopping to impart all of life’s little lessons to them. She cherished time with her grandchildren, enjoyed watching them grow, listening to their stories, and taking every opportunity to spoil each of them.Carol’s wishes were to be cremated with a service attended by her closest family members gathering at the paradise location she loved the most. Memorials can be made out to the American Cancer Society.  Weigel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.last_img