Carolyn L. Newhouse, 68, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 9, 2012 at United Hospital System - Kenosha Campus.
Born in Kenosha on Nov. 22, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Orville E. and Margaret (Resch) Davey. Carolyn was educated in the schools of Kenosha graduating from Bradford High School. Upon graduating High School she went on to earn her Licensed Practical Nursing Licensure. She later went back to school and proudly earned her degree as a registered nurse from Gateway Technical College.
On March 2, 1963, she married Richard M. Newhouse in Kenosha. He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1986.
Carolyn worked as a dedicated and caring nurse at various nursing homes throughout her 45-year career. She retired in 2008 from Hospitality Nursing and Rehabilitation where she attained the position of Director of Nursing. She had a special fondness and compassion for the geriatric patients she cared for.
She enjoyed knitting, reading, traveling, and having special Survivor night dinners with her family. Most importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her beloved pet Ziggy. Her kind and gentle spirit will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Carolyn leaves to cherish her memory, her three sons, Edward (Victoria) Newhouse of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Shawn (Lupe) Newhouse of Kenosha, Robert (Terra) Newhouse; a daughter, Amy (Steven) Ledding of Kenosha; four brothers, James Davey of Kenosha, Gary Davey of Kenosha, Ronald (Chris) Davey of Indiana, and Brian Davey of Kenosha; three sisters, Sharon Capozza of Kenosha, Rosemary Mattner of Kenosha, and Anne (Larry) Dellisse of Kenosha; and six grand children, Nina Newhouse, Tyler Newhouse, Jacob Newhouse, Layne Ledding, Easton Ledding and Isla Ledding.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren in infancy, and her sister Janet Morell.