Bay City, Michigan
Our loving mother, grandmother and sister passed at home with her family by her side, Monday, May 28, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer, age 69. She was born August 22, 1942 in Detroit to the late Raoul D. and Grace J. (Stein) Storace. Carolee married the love of her life Robert A. Youmans on March 2, 1964; he predeceased her on December 13, 2007. She worked for ten years with an insurance company in their marketing department and later retired from Westchester Gardens Nursing Facility in Florida as their supervisor of housekeeping. She enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles, bingo, cooking, winters in Florida, spending time with her five foster children and family.
She is survived by three children: Sheri (Jarrett) Holmes, Robert R. Youmans and Judy Martin, adopted son, Joseph Youmans and four foster children: Vera, Ulzada, Julia, and Elizabeth Rains, seven grandchildren: Jeremy LeRoy, Jonathan (girlfriend, Katie) Black, Carol Anne Youmans, Zachary Martin, Samantha Martin, Juan and Miguel Rivera, two sisters, Judith and Nancy Storace and close friends, John Strawn and Lou Anderson.
The Funeral Service will be held Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:00am at Ambrose Funeral Home. Rev. McMillon will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and Monday after 10:00am. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.