Carolyn I. Leffel, 84, of North Manchester, Ind., passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center.
She was born at North Manchester, on Dec. 29, 1928, to Dr. Carl and Ruth (Hornish) Holl. She graduated from Central High School in 1946, Manchester College in 1950, and received her masters degree from Ball State in 1961.
Carolyn retired after teaching elementary school in Manchester Community Schools for 32 years. She was an associate member of Tri-Kappa. On June 1, 1950, she married Laurence R. ‘Larry’ Leffel. He died April 14, 2003.
He is survived by his son: Scott (Jo) Leffel, North Manchester; a daughter: Jay (Susan) Egolf, North Manchester; four grandchildren: Jason Rhoades, Josh (Melissa) Leffel, Charlie (Kristen) Leffel, all of North Manchester; and Aaron Leffel, Soham, England; six great grandchildren: Rebecca Carey, Jevon Rhoades, Jacey Rhoades, Marcus Leffel, Alexis Leffel and Max Leffel, all of North Manchester; two brothers: Dr. Carl (Donna) Holl Jr., Noblesville, Ind.; Dr. John (Peggy) Holl, San Diego, Calif.; a sister: Win (Louise) Weldy, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; and a sister-in-law: Betty Leffel, North Manchester.
Visitation will take place at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9, at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 9, at the funeral chapel. Pastor Karen Eberly will officiate and private burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.
Memorial contributions may be made to Timbercrest Senior Living Community, PO Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962 or the Center for History, 120 E. Main Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.