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Obituary For

Carroll Sturm

09/27/1942 - 09/07/2017

Carroll Ann Sturm passed away suddenly Thursday, September 9th, 2017 with her family surrounding her.  She was a lifetime resident of Bartlesville.  Carroll was best known as Mom, Mums, Aunt Carroll,  Meemaw, or  Grammie.  The family will be receiving friends Tuesday, September 12th from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.  at the Bartlesville Community Center for a come-and-go celebration of her life. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Walker Brown Funeral Home. 

Carroll Ann Sturm was born September 27th 1942 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Marshall W. and Evelyn (Northcutt) Bennett.  She was an entrepreneur who owned several businesses in Bartlesville throughout her life, most recently Carroll’s Real Estate.   Her life revolved around her family, especially her grandchildren.  She relished attending their school and sporting events, taking them on trips and having them over to her house almost daily for Grammie’s after school care and every weekend for sleepovers.  She will always be remembered for her absolute unconditional love and her passionate desire to serve others.

Carroll was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Philip Bennett and her step-son Donnie Sturm. 

She is survived by her husband, Don “Butch” Sturm, her daughter, Lisa Covey and sons Christopher Covey and Philip Covey and wife Theresa and sons Todd and Tyler, her son, Gary Lorenz and wife Shannon of Houston, TX and daughter Denise Marquez and husband JC and sons Matthew and Daniel Marquez, her step-children, Bill Sturm and wife Deanna and children Jacob and Samantha, of Ft. Worth, TX, Kelli Sturm and children Lacey, Erin, Terah, and Clay,  Joe Sturm and wife Julie and children Noah, Grace and Owen, step-grandchildren Jennifer Harley of Las Vegas and Haden Sturm of Owasso, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and great-grandchildren.  




09/12/2017 08:30 pm - 09/12/2017 11:00 pm
FAMILY RECEIVING FRIENDS - Bartlesville Community Center
300 SE Adams Boulevard & 4th Street
Bartlesville OK 74003


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  • Posted by Denise Marquez from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    I love you so much and will carry you with me forever. I will miss you every day of my life. Te amo mamita preciosa!
    09/09/2017 at 11:07pm
  • Posted by Tabatha Bowman from Bartlesville , Oklahoma
    She was a wonderful lady and my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    09/11/2017 at 03:11pm
  • Posted by Nita Pomeroy from San Antonio, Texas
    Butch, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sending condolences and a hug your way. She had a great smile. Again, I am so sorry for your and the family's loss.
    09/11/2017 at 08:54pm
  • Posted by Debbie McKinney from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Such a nice lady, was always a sweet aunt to me. Prayers for her family.
    09/12/2017 at 12:33pm
  • Posted by Brenda Chesser Jones from Bartlesville , Oklahoma
    We are so sorry for your loss of Carroll. Sending hugs and prayers.
    09/12/2017 at 09:45pm