Carol K. Strauss

Carol K. Strauss, 88, of La Porte, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Northwest Health - La Porte.


Carol was born on December 16, 1932 in LaPorte, IN, to Arthur J. and Lois (Wilken) Meier.


On June 21, 1957, Carol married Frank Wark, who preceded her in death on October 17, 1959.  Later, on March 17, 1962 in La Porte, IN, she married Gilderoy  "Gil" G., who survives.  Also surviving are her brother-in-law, Joe Martin of La Porte; sister-in-law, Martha Strauss of Phoenix, AZ; and multiple beloved nieces and nephews, including special nieces, Brenda (Jeff) Adkins of Rolling Prairie and Terresa (Scott) Draves of La Porte.


She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Frank Wark; young son, Frank Wark, III; sister, Judith Martin; brother-in-law, William Strauss; and nephew, Brent Martin.


Carol performed clerical work for 37 years at Indiana Abstract & Title Co.  She retired in 1997.  Carol was a member of  St. John's Lutheran Church and willing servant, who worked at St. John's Thrift Shop.  She was also a faithful mentor at the Handley Elementary School HOSTS program.


Carol loved the Lord and her beloved husband, family, and friends.  She was a Notre Dame fan and enjoyed watching John Wayne  movies.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Ron Brauer officiating.  Cremation to follow the service, with burial at Pine Lake Cemetery at a later date.


A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center. 


Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 111 Kingsbury Ave., La Porte, IN, 46350.


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