Carriveau, RuthRuth E. Carriveau, a loving and cherished mother and grandmother, age 91, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Bellin Hospital. She was born on January 17, 1926, in Suamico, to the late Frank and Anna (Panch) Verstoppen. Ruth married Robert W. Carriveau on June 10, 1943 at St. Edward and Isidore. She attended Green Bay Vocational School and was employed at Woolworths during WWII. Ruth was later employed at H.C. Prange Co. for many years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Joseph's Altar Rosary Society. Ruth enjoyed traveling, ceramics, gardening, and playing cards. She was known for her excellent cooking, baking, canning, and sewing.Ruth is survived by her children, James (Marlene) Carriveau, Judith (Thomas) Dymond, Pamela (John) Stoll, Cheryl (Robert) Nelson, and David (Julie) Carriveau; daughter-in-law, Susan Carriveau; grandchildren, Gregory Carriveau, Bridget (Andrew) Buckman and Katrina (Brad) Fronberry, Devon and Daryn Dymond, Dawn and Ryan Carriveau, Arrington and Jack Stoll, Nathan Nelson, BoKaye (Derek) Dietmeier, Danielle (Drew) McIlquham and Andre` Carriveau; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley (Roy) Haen, Florence (Dick) Lambert and Patty (Don) Schultz; and many nieces and nephews.Ruth is preceded in death by her loving husband of 42 years, Robert; son, Michael Carriveau; granddaughter, Holly Carriveau; grandson, Michael Carriveau Jr.; and eight siblings.Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017, at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., from 4:00 p.m. until the time of Parish Wake at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1224 12th Ave., from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Allouez Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos may be shared with Ruth's family at
.Ruth's family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. David Utrie; the staff at Bellin Hospital; the Green Bay Metro Fire Department; her caregivers, Rose, Sue, Nancy, and Darcie; and the staff at Home Instead and Unity Palliative Care.