Marie Rambousek was born on April 26, 1949 at Albany General
Hospital to Lewis Anton and Ilene Cecilia (Murphy) Rambousek.
She attended grade school at St. Mary’s in Albany, Oregon
and graduated in 1967 from Albany Union High School. Carol
attended Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Eugene kicking off
her career in the medical field. She ended her medical career
when she left Albany Surgical Associates to go back to school
earning two associate degrees, one in business and one in
arts, from Linn Benton Community College. Her Bachelor of
Science was soon to follow from Oregon State University.
had a love for the Arts. She had a background in acrylics and
watercolor painting, clay and metal sculpture, and
photography. She took this passion and used it for
development, public relations and fundraising for the
Corvallis Arts Center/Linn-Benton Council for the Arts, Albany
General Hospital Foundation, Corvallis Neighborhood Housing,
The Arc of Benton County, and St. Mary’s Church. She started
her own business agenting for artists, which she sold in 1999.
Carol moved to Sublimity, Oregon in 2005 and retired from
Marion Estates as Administrator of Medical Records.
the most important aspects of Carol’s life was her
spirituality. She was a devout Catholic and attended St.
Mary’s in Albany, St. Mary’s in Corvallis, and St.
Boniface Parish in Sublimity, Oregon.
passed away unexpectedly at Santiam Memorial Hospital on
December 1, 2018 at the age of 69. She is preceded in death by
her father Lewis A. Rambousek Sr, mother Ilene C. (Murphy)
Rambousek, brother Lewis Rambousek Jr. (Nancy), and niece
Robyn Williford. She is survived by her daughter Trisha Lutgen
(Rodney) and sister Kathleen Schrock (Dean) and numerous
nieces and nephews.
of the Rosary will be at 10:30 am and a funeral Mass follows
at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 12 at St. Boniface Catholic
Church, 375 Church St, in Sublimity, Ore. A private burial
will occur at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Albany. In lieu of
flowers, please consider a donation to Salem Right to Life or
Safehaven Humane Society at Weddle
Funeral Service, 1777 N 3rd Ave, Stayton, Or 97383.