Carol Ireta Horein Lehue


Funeral service

Thursday April 18, 2019

10:30 AM

Bethel Missionary Church

63473 CR 7, Goshen, Indiana 46526

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Carol Ireta Horein Lehue, 95, Wakarusa, died at 3:55 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Miller's Merry Manor. She was born May 28, 1923, in Elkhart County, to Elmer and Maud (Rellinger) Risser.
She married Raymond Jay Horein June 20, 1943, and he died Nov. 16, 1977.
On Sept. 15, 1984, she married Lincoln G. Lehue, and he died Jan. 3, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Rae Ann (Randy) Lawson, Wakarusa; son, Rolland Horein (Terri Miller-Wirt) Elkhart; grandson, Jason Horein, Wakarusa; two stepdaughters, Reva (Leonard) Kring, Missouri, Barbara (Thomas) Wallace, Anderson; three stepsons, David Lehue, Florida, Ernest "Ernie" (Sue) Lehue, Alabama, Dale (Sue) Lehue, Osceola; stepgrandsons, Scott Lawson, Indianapolis, Bradley (Marka) Lawson, South Bend; and numerous step-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husbands, Raymond Horein and Lincoln Lehue; sisters, Lucille Pletcher and Thelma Stealy; and a brother, Warren Risser.
Carol was a 1941 graduate of Wakarusa High School. She was a farm wife for 34 years and retired from CTS in 1988. Carol was a member of Bethel Missionary Church since 1931 and served on the Beautification Committee for 25 years. She was a volunteer in the kitchen for Real Services in the Town Cabin in past years and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Carol loved flower gardening and was active in the Madison Township 4-H in the Flower Club and Advisory Board in past years.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. service Thursday, April 18, at Bethel Missionary Church, 63473 C.R. 7, Goshen. Pastor Joel Gentz will officiate.
Burial will follow at Olive (West) Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to Bethel Missionary Church.
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Published on April 14, 2019
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