Carla "Connie" Ann Powers

Carla "Connie" Ann Powers, 84, of La Porte, peacefully passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at her home.


Connie was born on June 3, 1936 in La Porte, IN, to Chester Hal and Elva Irene (Headley) Younggreen.


On January 25, 1960 in La Porte, IN, she married Grover Cleveland Powers who preceded her in death.  Surviving Connie are her children, Lisa (Terry) Calkins of La Porte, Gerald Schweizer of Largo, FL, Robin Schweizer of Wanatah, Patricia Nelson of La Porte, and Stanley Powers of Delhi, NY; 12 grandchildren, Christopher Calkins, Kayla Calkins, Jeff Schweizer, Jerrilynn Wade, Tobby Schweizer, Brandon Schweizer, Michael Nelson, Tim Powers, Stephen Powers,  Joseph Powers, Benjamin Powers, and Joshua Powers; 17 great-grandchildren, Lexy Wade, Kourtney Meary, Pipar Wade, Tatum Wade, Harper Wade, Kyle Schweizer, Natalie Schweizer, Katie Schweizer, Dani Schweizer, Everly Calkins, Noah Powers, Jaden Powers, Taylor Schweizer, Colton Schweizer, Roman Schweizer, Preston Schweizer, and Deacon Schweizer; 1 great, great-grandchild, Maverick Meary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Hal Younggreen, and son-in-law, Dave Nelson.


Connie was a homemaker.  She loved reading and tending to her flower garden.  Most importantly, Connie enjoyed spending time with family.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.  Burial will follow at Union Mills Cemetery.


A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. 


Due to the recent La Porte County Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask.


Memorial donations may be made to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383.


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