Carolyn Eva Bohmier

East Tawas, Michigan
May 18, 1945 - March 21, 2021


There will not be a visitation prior to the funeral mass, everyone is welcome to join the family at church at 11:00 AM.

Service Location

Holy Family Catholic Church ~ East Tawas, Michigan


Friday, March 26, 2021 ~ 11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

Obituary Notice

Carolyn E. Bohmier, age 75, of East Tawas, Michigan formerly of Redford, Michigan passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan.

Carolyn was born May 18, 1945 in Mount Clemens, Michigan to the late Bostwick Gore and Gladys (Atherton) Brown. Upon graduating high school she began a long time career as a manager with Kroger, Hamady, Carters, and Neiman’s retiring in 2009 after 35 years of dedicated service. Carolyn married Gordon Francis Bohmier on November 30, 1963 and together they raised one son, Duane. In her spare time, Carolyn enjoyed riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle, golfing, gardening, sewing, and boating. She was a member of the AuSable Valley Audobon and Tawas Bay Garden Club.

Carolyn is survived by her fiance, John Gontarek; son, Duane (Tami) Bohmier; brothers, Ronald (Sandie Leidecker) Brown, William (Renee) Brown, Patrick (Kat) Brown; sister, Marilyn (Michael Johnston) McArt; grandchildren, Shelby (Steven) Nickels and James (Taylor) Bohmier; great granddaughter, Charlee Rae Nickels; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon in 2007; sister, Bonnie; brothers, Richard and Donald.

A funeral mass will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Tawas, Michigan with interment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Tawas City, Michigan. Condolences may be shared at


Memory Gardens Cemetery


God bring comfort an strength to Carolyn's family. Sorry to hear of her passing. God is there for them
— Eileen M Castonguay-Kindell
Carol was a beautiful woman, full of a strength of spirit that has been passed on to Duane, Shelby and James. From the moment she entered my life she was always warm and welcoming. We are always with you guys. We love you all.
— Nicole and Frank Raslich
Love and prayers to Carol fsmiley.
— Patricia McAllister
So sorry to hear of Carol's passing. We will miss you on the golf course and bird watching. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family. RIP i Carol.
— June Scott
I am sorry to hear of. Carol's passing. She was such a sweet lady and loved singing in the choir at church and working on the flower gardens there too. I'm happy I got to see her a couple of months ago with her beau, John. She was so happy and so was he. She will be making beautiful music in heaven I'm sure. Rest in peace Carol
— Linda Hicks
Sorry for your family's loss. What a wonder person she was. Gayle Quick an Jane an Autumn Mulheron.
— Jane Mulheron
What a wonderful lady. All of us in the garden club will miss her dearly. She was such a hard worker and a great inspiration to those in the community garden too.
— Kathy Nelkie
Rob and I are so happy that Carolyn and John found each other. We are truly sad for everyone who is bereaving. We love you John. You are an exceptional man. You saved her family a lot of heartache. I am sorry for what you are going thru.
— Rob and Doris Bourgeois
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Carol and I were colleagues at Carter's for many, many years. She was an wonderful mentor and friend. May she rest peacefully.
— Tammy Hewitt / Austin
We are so very sorry to read about Carol. We met her when she came into our restaurant, she was a great lady. Please know our thoughts are with all of you during this very difficult time.
— Ray, Brandon and Lorraine Reilly previous owners of the Whitetail Café
Wonderful to know her, so hard to say good-bye. She'll be missed for many reasons. Our condolences to the family and John.
— Fellow AVA Members-Sue Duncan and Larry VanWagoner
I am so sorry for your loss
— Tina winchell

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