Carrie B. Herdman Rouns

November 26, 1918December 22, 2010

CARRIE B. ROUNS, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. Born in Hubbard, Ohio, she worked at Peter Eckrich in Fort Wayne, and retired in 1983, after 25 years of service. Surviving are sons, Francis "Bud" V. (Gloria) Rouns Jr. and Carl E. Rouns, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Albert Smiley; sisters, Lillian Ebon and Felicia Saltis; daughter-in-law, Kathrine K. Rouns; grandchildren, Traci (Bill) McGettigan of Harlan, Jeff Rouns, Chad (Heather) Rouns, Adam (Jill) Rouns of Chicago; eight great-grandchildren, Marissa, Shawn Liam, Kei'Anna, Kylee, Aiden, Logan, and Owen; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Francis "Bud" Rouns Sr.; mother, Felicia Smiley; daughter, Jacquelin Rouns; son, Rodger "Ted" Rouns; and her parents. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St. with calling from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Entombment in Lindenwood cemetery.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 29, 2010
  • Service Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Carrie B. Herdman Rouns

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Beverly Flowers Tate

January 2, 2011

ToThe Family Of Carrie Rouns:
I was sadden to learn of Carrie's passing.I worked with her at Peter Eckrich & Sons. Carrie trained me on many different jobs,and was a great co-worker. She was full of joy and laughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.