Carol Ryan

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May 30, 1938 - March 23, 2020
Born in St. Charles, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Carol Ryan, a lifelong resident of Saint Charles, died March 23, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born on May 30, 1938, the daughter of the late Edwin and Elvira Kampman. She graduated from Borromeo Grade School and St. Peter’s High School, and was a long-standing parishioner at Borromeo Catholic Church.

Carol enjoyed traveling with her husband, Charles Ryan Jr., and visiting her grandchildren always put a smile on her face. She loved getting together with her longtime friends from high school, especially her good friend Colette Sebacher, eating lunch by the Riverfront, and endless chatting with family and loved ones while drinking her cappuccinos. She was a treasured wife, mother, grandmother, community member, and friend, who touched many lives with her humor and thoughtfulness.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles Ryan Jr., her parents, Edwin and Elvira Kampman, and her brother Ed Kampman (Joann). She is survived by her children Michael Ryan (Christine), Charles J. Ryan III (Jodi), Karen Jackson (Mark), Nancy Coleman (Harley) and Kathleen “Katie” Mudd (Darren), her sister Darlene Sachs (Lester), and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to Duchesne High School in care of Baue Funeral Home.

A Funeral Mass will be held at a later date, please check back for updated service information.

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 all visitations and services will be limited to immediate family. Thank you for your understanding.

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April 18, 2001

Visited the Cabin in St. Charles

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  1. Joe, Angie, Taylor and Brayden Gentemann March 24, 2020 at 5:06 pm - Reply

    candle 6We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady and will always be remembered. Continued prayers for all of you.

    • Bob and Mary Busby March 30, 2020 at 10:37 am - Reply

      We are sorry to hear of your loss. Carol was a friend and will be missed. Prayers are for your family.

  2. Ronda Dryden Wiechens March 24, 2020 at 5:33 pm - Reply

    candle 1My heart breaks for this sweet family! I loved everything about your Mom! She was an incredible woman and her sense of humor and smile always brightened my day! I will pray for God’s comfort during this difficult time. I know your Dad was there to take her home to our Heavenly Father.❤
    Much love, Ronda

    • Nancy Coleman March 26, 2020 at 10:48 am - Reply

      Mom always loved her ‘Rhoda’ 😊

  3. CAROL MUDD March 24, 2020 at 5:53 pm - Reply

    Carol was truly a beautiful person. Sending love and prayers to the whole family.

  4. Michael Sachs March 24, 2020 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    candle 6I’m sorry for your loss I will keep your families in my prayers

  5. Kelly Drury March 24, 2020 at 8:01 pm - Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss Darren and family. I pray for God’s Supernatural Strength and Peace to fill your hearts and minds. May God continue to Bless you and your family. Love, your friend, Kelly Drury and family.

  6. Linda Dunbar March 24, 2020 at 8:05 pm - Reply

    candle 4For 58 years I received a birthday card from Aunt Carol. Next month I won’t get one. She will be so missed. I am sorry for your loss but I am sure Uncle Chuck was happy to see her. Linda

  7. DOUG FERGUSON March 25, 2020 at 7:04 am - Reply

    May the Lord be with your family at this time, Carol was very nice to me and my family the few times we spoke or seen her. We will keep Chuck and the other kids in our prayers.

  8. Richard Pallardy March 25, 2020 at 8:35 am - Reply

    candle 6Mike, God Bless your family during this time. Your mother was a great woman as I remember her. My prayers 🙏 are with you all as you put her in the hands of the Lord. Amen

  9. Karen Derrington March 25, 2020 at 9:39 am - Reply

    So sorry to hear about Ms. Carol. She was one of our customers at the bank. She was always so pleasant and sweet. Prayers with your family.

  10. Dolores Schipper March 25, 2020 at 10:12 am - Reply

    candle 3Carol, we will really miss you and your smile. We became close friends at Borromeo Grade School and then St Peters High School, Lots of good times. A group of us met at Borromeo and walked together to St Peters High School. Then later we started getting together for a monthly luncheon and we are still getting together. We will truly miss you

  11. Michael Petzold March 25, 2020 at 2:55 pm - Reply

    Carol was loved by everyone who knew her and will be missed by everyone she loved. I remember all the support and comfort she provided for Berna during her illness. Peace be with Chuck and Carol✝️

  12. Jim & Sandy Havener March 25, 2020 at 5:23 pm - Reply

    candle 6Sorry for your loss. She was such a special lady.

    • Kathy Harrison March 29, 2020 at 8:39 pm - Reply

      My sincerest sympathies to the Ryan family. I remember your mother fondly, especially when I think of our grade school years. She seemed to have had a permanent smile, one that she passed on to her children. Your parents live on through the beautiful family that they raised. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time of loss.

      Kathy (Boschert) Harrison

  13. Debbie Smith March 26, 2020 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    God bless Carols family at this time of sorrow. Randy and I send our deepest sympathy and love. Carol was such a sweet lady and I enjoyed getting to know her through our passion on family history!

  14. John Dickherber March 26, 2020 at 1:23 pm - Reply

    candle 7Karen and All Family, Sorry for your Loss.. I do remember your Mom from over our younger years and She was always so Friendly Polite and always meet you with a smile on her face. Don’t know what happen to you girls ?? Haha
    Just kidding you have always had such a Great Traditional St Charles Family and should be proud, wish things could go back to those times. Sorry again !!
    John Dickherber

  15. Marilyn Edmondson March 27, 2020 at 11:53 am - Reply

    candle 5So sorry for your loss. She was certainly blessed with a beautiful family. Prayers for all of you during this difficult time. The Edmondson Family, Bobby, Marilyn, Bryce and Amy

  16. Mary L Adair March 27, 2020 at 7:38 pm - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Carol was always so sweet and fun. ( I am her first cousin; Gil & Ethel’s daughter.)

  17. Pat Kottmann March 28, 2020 at 6:25 am - Reply

    My sympathies go to all of you, Carol was such a lovely person. Always smiling and happy. I enjoyed knowing her.

  18. The Kinnison’s March 29, 2020 at 2:24 pm - Reply

    Carol we will truly miss you at mass on Sundays. The Kinnison brothers have been a pew behind you for many years singing in your ears . God bless we will miss you. Ron and Lynne , Jerry and Barb

  19. ellen baldwin April 13, 2020 at 9:50 am - Reply

    I already missed Carol as my next door neighbor. We always had a nice time chatting outside and catching up on all the St. Charles gossip.
    Her and Chuck were great people!
    She will be greatly missed.
    My condolences to the entire family.

  20. JOAN WARD April 28, 2020 at 11:15 pm - Reply

    Being able to spend time with Carol (and Chuck) was as joyful and uplifting as time spent in a warm Summer’s day…. laughter and thoughtfulness filled many joyous moments. What a beautiful surprise it was to learn that our mothers were great granddaughters of Fidalis and Euphorosins Schwendemann!
    Ryan family, we share your great loss! ~ ~
    Carol’s co-worker,Donald Ward and wife, Joan Parr Ward, St. Louis , MO

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