Carol Ann Clark, 88, of Elkhart transitioned into Heaven on March 9, 2023 with her family by her side. Carol was born on December 1, 1934 to Fred W. and Anna I. Erb in Elkhart. She married the love of her life William “Bill” Clark on April 7, 1956 at the Nazarene Church in Elkhart.
Carol graduated from Elkhart Central High School, class of 1952. She retired from Bethel Book store after 18 years of service. She and her husband are members of Light & Life Free Methodist Church in Lakeland, FL. Carol was always up for any type of table games such as Dominos or Dutch Blitz. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing cross stitch. Her favorite time was the time she spent with her family and friends.
Carol is survived by her husband of 66 years, Bill Clark, their children Julie (Jon) Hunt of Newark, OH., Diane (Jim) Bradley of Bristol, IN., Randall “Randy” (Ronda) Clark of Goshen, IN and Roger Clark of Goshen, IN; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy, Jayme, Jenna, Joshua, Nick, Mike, Brooke, Brad, Zach and Nichole; 5 step-grandchildren Scott, Brian, Paige, Jordan, Morgan; 18 great-grandchildren Lily, Nevaeh, Elliott, Cate, Ezra, Evangeline, Henrietta, Rowan, Oliver, Ethan, Parker, Logan, Savannah, Chloe, Olivia, Lyla, Emmie and Kasia; 9 step-great grandchildren Ana, Brittnie, Katelyn, Michael, Brianna, Nicole, Alyssa, Sam and Beckett; 3-step great-great grandchildren PJ, Layla and Michael. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, her half-brother Fred C. Erb and her infant twin brothers.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm on Friday, March 17, 2023 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514. Celebration of Life service for Carol will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 11am at Beulah Missionary Church, 57595 Old County Road 17, Goshen, IN 46528 with visitation one hour before services at the church. Burial will be private at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations in memory of Carol may be made to Gideons International www.gideons.org/donate PO Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251 Online line condolences may be made to the Clark family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com
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