Carolyn Hartwig

Obituary of Carolyn J. Hartwig

Carolyn J. Hartwig, age 75, of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Carol was born April 4, 1946 in St. Louis County, Missouri to Strother and Rubye Pearl (Powell) Crews.

Carol was married to the love of her life Richard (Rick) Hartwig on July 31, 1964, in St. Louis County, Missouri. Rick and his loving trophy wife shared 57 wonderful years together before her passing.

Carol had a zest for life and was always the life of the party. She never met a stranger and showed kindness to everyone she met. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Carol loved her family and enjoyed all the time they spent together. She thoroughly enjoyed spoiling her grandkids and great-grandkids. She also rescued and fostered many dogs as well as loving and spoiling each of her own.  Carol loved loud boats and fast cars. She enjoyed spending time on the lake as well as snow skiing in the mountains. She attended Zumba and dance classes and loved every moment of it.

Carol is survived by her husband Rick Hartwig of the home; her daughter Michelle Rich (William) of Newnan, Georgia; her son Michael Hartwig (Toni) of Washington, Missouri; her seven grandchildren Kyle Rich, Megan Rich, Keegan Rich, Ashley Denner (Luke), Emily Martin (Ethan), Allie Hartwig, and Andrew Hartwig; her five great-grandchildren Charlie, Calvin, Cooper, Judah, and Levi; her two sisters Janet Laughlin of St. Ann, Missouri and Judy Angle of Seymour, Indiana; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Strother and Rubye Pearl Crews; siblings Jack, Paul, Betty, Nita, Pat, Kathy, Marie and Jim; and two brothers-in-law Gary Laughlin and Don Angle.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Memorials are suggested to the Dogwood Animal Shelter of Osage Beach or a charity of the donor's choice.


Celebration of Life Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Hedges-Scott Funeral Home
514 Hwy 42
Osage Beach, Missouri, United States


Dogwood Animal Shelter of Osage Beach or a charity of the donor's choice.