Randa M. Elder

Randa M. Elder, 35, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at her home.


Randa was born on March 1, 1986 in La Porte, IN, to Carl Elder and Mary Kay (Murphy) Long.


Surviving Randa are her sons, Stephen and Matthew; brothers, Joseph Elder of Fremont and Carl "Randall" Elder of La Porte; stepfather, Jerry Long of La Porte; as well as the beloved Cauffman, Stewart, Lawson and Ayres families.


She was preceded in death by her parents and grandmother, Birdie Elder.


Randa enjoyed playing video games and loved music.  Most importantly, Randa enjoyed hanging out with her friends.


Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.  Graveside Services will be held at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Carl "Randall" Elder, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.


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