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Karlene Handy

Karlene S Handy (Fry)

Sunday, January 7, 1940 - Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Karlene S Handy, age 79, of Elwood died Thursday, April 25, 2019 at home in Elwood. Karlene was born January 7, 1940 in Logansport, IN. and was the daughter of the late Melvin and the late Mary Fry (Wilson) Fry.

She was a member of the Church of the Heartland, Winamac, IN where she volunteered regularly.

Karlene always enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She love doing crafts, reading , puzzle books, baking and cooking for her family.
She adored rabbits.

She had been employed by Singer Control before her retirement.

Left to carry on her legacy of love are her three daughters: Deidre (Doug) Girton, Debbie (George) West and Kimberly Handy, and two sons: Gary ( Chris) Handy and Roy (Donna) Handy. She also has eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two grandchildren, Stephanie Thompson and Brittany Swegman.

A celebration of Karlene's life will be held on May 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Church of the Heartland, 890 St. Rd 14, Winamac, Indiana 46996. Friends may call at the church from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to care for Karlene and the Handy family.
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Deborah West

Posted at 11:51am
To the best momma EVER!!! It’s been almost a year since you left us I miss you sooooo much I miss my friend my teacher my mentor my go to for advice my shoulder to cry on my call just to check up on us my txt every morning and night just hearing your voice you are so very missed please know that!!! I love you with all my heart and soul and miss you very much I pray God hold you and dad tight in his arms and gives you both all the hugs from us we cannot anymore oh how I wish I could wrap my arms around you and hug you one more time!!!!! 😘😘😘😘♥️💕💋💋
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Deborah West

Posted at 10:56pm
Karlene is my momma THE BEST EVER! I miss you so much mom I mis your sweet txt everyday and always being there when I need advice! I wish I had one more hug 😪😪😪
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