Arrow-right Camera
News >  Obituaries

Obituary: Trueblood, Carolyn Michaele

Age 71

TRUEBLOOD, Carolyn Michaele Carolyn Michaele Trueblood of Deer Park passed away on March 21, 2014. Carolyn was born August 10, 1942 in Big Timber, Montana. Carolyn was known for her fine arts painting. Her paintings were shown in numerous galleries throughout the nation. She was also an excellent art instructor and teacher and will be remembered by her many students. Carolyn was the oldest of four children and helped to raise her younger brothers. Carolyn married Dr. William Trueblood of Yakima, Washington in 1960. Following their love of nature the couple purchased a home and farm north of Deer Park in the 1970’s. Their they raised their two daughters, Amy Kay and Carol Ann “Annie”. Carolyn will also be remembered for her tireless work with the Arc of Spokane and as a passionate advocate for people with developmental disabilities. Carolyn was active in promoting legislation to empower self reliance and community living arrangements for the developmentally disabled in the 1980’s. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, and is survived by her children Amy Kay (Jay) Lindh and Annie Trueblood, as well as her two beloved grandchildren Dane H. T. Lindh and Drew W.T. Lindh. The family would ask that any memorial donations be given in Carolyn’s memory to the Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave., Spokane, WA 99202. A memorial service will be held Friday March 28 at 3:30 pm at the Open Door Congregational UCC, 205 N. Main Ave. Deer Park, Reception to hollow at the Boyer Mountain Masonic Lodge.