Caroline was preceded in death by her parents, her son, brothers William Rumsey and Robert Rumsey, and an infant great grandchild.
She is survived by the love of her life, David Saale; sisters, Lois Baker of Benton, Ark., Marlene Gardner of Melrose, Peg Mistler of Centerville, sister-in-law Carol Rumsey of Overland Park, Kan.; granddaughters Melissa Zanders, Rachael (Jeff) Salstrand, Ricki Cossolotto, all of Centerville, and Sonia Smith (Brian Seeman) of Mystic, 14 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and nieces, nephews and cousins that she loved.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Brad Ratliff officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday at Lange Funeral Home from 12-2 p.m. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati. Memorials have been established to the Caroline Saale Memorial Fund and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.