Elizabeth B. Karolyi, 90, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away at 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at The Oaks Nursing Home in Columbia City.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1923, in Budapest, Hungary, to Peter Paul and Rose Margaret (Mohachi) Karolyi. She graduated from Payne High School in Payne, Ohio, and from Skadron Business College in Fort Wayne, Ind.
She moved to Texas in 1947 from Fort Wayne and returned to the Columbia City area in 2007. She formerly taught at a Christian school in Texas and was a licensed insurance agent for many years. She was formerly affiliated with the Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sisters: Clara Burgoon, Payne; and Helen Hoy, Warsaw, Ind.; one brother: Arthur Michael (Monna) Karolyi, Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: Louis Karolyi and Joseph Karolyi.
Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the Lindenwood Cemetery Chapel, 2324 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. Burial will in the Lindenwood Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given to the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery chapel.