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Carolyn Blackwell, 103, of Lafayette, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014 in Milner Community Health Care.
She was born on January 22, 1911 in Sirk, Czechoslovakia to the late Jan and Katarina (Vodensky) Korchok.
On June 19, 1937, she married Glenn V. Blackwell in Corry, PA; he preceded her in death in 1987.
Carolyn worked for Kelley Steel Erection as an Office Manager.
She was a member of Advent Lutheran in Cleveland, OH and attended Trinity Lutheran in Lafayette. Carolyn was also a member of the Walton Hills Women's Club, the Red Hat Society, and a 60-year member of Eastern Star. She enjoyed arts, crafts, and reading.
Surviving are her son, Glenn Blackwell (Jo Ann Roe) of West Lafayette; her grandchildren, Elizabeth Blackwell of Portland, OR and Stuart Blackwell (Amanda) of Noblesville, IN; and her great-grandchildren, Dylan, Kyra, and Hayley.
Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery in Mayfield Heights, Ohio with a Memorial Service to be held in Solon, Ohio at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Milner Community Health Care CNA Education Fund (370 E. Main St. Rossville, IN 46065), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (1005 N. 21st St. Lafayette, IN 47904), or Advent Lutheran Church (5525 Harper Rd. Cleveland, OH 44139) in loving memory of Carolyn.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, 2014