Carol E. Flenar, 86, Leesburg, and formerly of Talma, passed at 11:38 a.m. Friday, July 30, 2021, at her daughter’s residence.
Carol was born on Dec. 16, 1934, in Warsaw, to the late Charles “Byron” and Virginia Woodling Peterson. On Sept. 25, 1950, in Mentone, she married Larry G. Flenar, who preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1993.
Carol was a homemaker and in earlier years, she had managed a chicken house for Manwaring Farms and worked at Frank and Jerry’s. She had most recently worked in the cafeteria for Mentone School. Carol had been a member of the Moose, American Legion, Elks and Eagles. She enjoyed bingo and travelled all over the area to try her luck. She spent her spare time doing jigsaw puzzles and solving sudoku.
Surviving Carol are her daughters: Pamela and husband James “Japo” Jack, Leesburg; and Donna and husband Randy Miller, Talma; sons: Larry D. and wife Marilyn Flenar, Federal Heights, Colo.; Rick Flenar, Rossville, Ga.; and Seth Flenar and companion Kelly Ormsby, Bourbon; 14 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Larry; son, Troy L. Flenar; a sister, Mary Ann Krause; and brothers: twin Merrill, Carl “Ted” and Donald “Pete” Peterson.
Memorial visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at King Memorial Home Mentone, Indiana.
The interment will take place in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone.