Carol E. Flenar, 86, Leesburg and formerly of Talma, passed at 11:38 a.m. Friday, July 30, 2021, at her daughter’s residence.
She 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.
She 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. She 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 (James “Japo”) Jack, Leesburg; and Donna (Randy) Miller, Talma; sons: Larry D. (Marilyn) Flenar, Federal Heights, Colo.; Rick Flenar, Rossville, Ga.; and Seth Flenar (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.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone.
The interment will take place in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone.
Memorial visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
Memorial contributions can be made in Carol’s memory to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice.