Our loving and wonderful mother passed away on Monday, October 7th, 2019 in
Laguna Hills, Ca. She was born on August 24, 1944 to Herman and Lyla Stroebel in Montebello, Ca.She attended Lutheran schools all of her life: graduated from Lutheran High School in Los Angeles, CA and Concordia Teacher’s College (now called Concordia University, Nebraska).
Education has always been a part of her life: teaching bible classes or leading children in bible story time in the classroom. After graduation from college, Carolyn taught at various Lutheran schools in Los Angeles County.On August 4th, 1968, Carolyn married the love of her life, Lynn Sims. In 1975, they moved to Mission Viejo, Ca.Carolyn worked at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church and School. She began her ministry of sharing her love for the Lord as a teacher, preschool director and principal. She retired in 2013. Even though she retired, Carolyn taught the Wednesday Adult Bible class. She is proceeded in death by her parents, Herman and Lyla Stroebel, and her husband Lynn.She is survived by her son, Michael (Amanda), grandchildren, Michaela and Lane.She is also survived by her daughter, Kathryn (Daniel) Hardt.
Caroyln will be greatly missed by her family. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Lake Forest, Ca.
- Date & Time: October 26, 2019 (10:00 AM)
- Venue: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
- Location: 23262 El Toro Road Lake Forest, CA 92630 - (Get Directions)