Carolyn Van Horn, 78, resident of Los Altos Hills,passed away of heart failure on Saturday April 16 at the Terraces of Los Altos. Born Carolyn Maas on July 29th 1932 in Hinsdale IL to Ethel and Bernard Maas she had survived her one sister, Eleanor Olsen. Married Robert C. Van Horn while attending Kalamazoo College in Michigan, they were married 59 years. A dedicated and loving wife and mother. Carolyn enjoyed travel, gardening and tennis; and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her husband, son David, daughter Sarah Jean; and two grandchildren, Casey Lyn Logan and Mitchell Charles Logan.Disposition and cremation was arranged by Spangler Mortuaries. Celebration of her life will be done privately by her family.