Carl Lazzaro

                            January 2, 1931 -- November 19, 2020

Carmelo Joseph "Carl" Lazzaro, 89, of Shipshewana, passed away
peacefully, with his wife by his side, at 3:36 pm on Thursday, November 19 at
Parkview LaGrange Hospital. He was born on January 2, 1931 in Gary to
Ignazio and Maria (Quaranta) Lazzaro. On June 20, 1959 in Gary he married
Arlene Owen, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are four
daughters, Laura Lazzaro of Indianapolis, Karen Weaver of Cleveland, OH,
Janice (Brian J.) Cossell of Kokomo, Brenda (Ron) Yoder of Shipshewana;
nine grandchildren, Caroline Weaver, Kaylee Yoder, Carlee (Kobey) Floyd,
Evan Weaver, Brett (Katelyn) Yoder, Courtnee (Dalton) Smallwood, Annie
Weaver, Andrew Yoder, Kent Yoder; two great grandchildren, Cooper Floyd,
Luca Yoder; two sisters, Josephine (Donald) Shiparski of Valparaiso and
Mary (Keith) Barnett of Tucson, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents
and a brother, Joseph. Carl was a member at Scott United Methodist Church.
Carl was known for his humor and loved making people laugh. He served in
the US Navy/Airforce during the Korean Conflict as Plane Captain in the
Flight Crew. He was an independent insurance agent during his adult career
and was a paraprofessional for over a decade for Westview High School in
retirement. He was one of the original EMT's in Shipshewana and served on
several local governing boards. Due to the current national pandemic, the
family will be holding private services. These services will be conducted by
Pastor Gene Hartman. Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.
Memorials may be given to Menno Clinic, C/O Emma Church, 1900 S. 600 W,
Topeka, IN 46571.

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From: Joyce Barker
Dear Arlene and Family, Loving thoughts are with all of you.
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From: Rosa Troyer
We send our condolences to Carl's family. He was a good man. Always
enjoyed visiting with him. Prayers going out to the family.
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From: Vernon & Carol Birky
Love and prayers to Arlene and family. Cherish the good memories. So
thankful we had a chance to meet Carl & enjoy his friendship.
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From: Beck Unternahrer
Thinking of your family. My mom, Annabelle received much satisfaction in her
work with Carl when they were EMTs together in Shipshewana. Much care
and support to you in your grief.
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From: Mary Jo Shiparski
My deepest sympathies & prayers go out to all of you for your loss. He will be
missed greatly! He is now at peace with the Lord & Savior. I love you! May
god bless you all!
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From: Julie Hildebrandt
I am so sorry for your loss. i hope the memories will give you some peace.
Prayers will be said.
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From: Elvie and Clara Frey
You have our condolences.
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Thomas & Nicole Shiparski & Family
We send our deepest condolences to the passing away of Carl. We always
enjoyed his company, his good spirit and will remember the funny stories he
had to tell. Our prayers and thoughts go out to Carls family.
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From: Pat Bennett
Arlene, What a lucky blessed woman you are to be adored by such
AWESOME MAN. There was never a full moment when Carl was around. So
many memories of his humor and his stories,oh his stories! Big Hug to you.
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From: Phil and Dorothy Hooley
May the memories bring peace and comfort.
Prayers and hugs to all the family.
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From: Mark & Kelley Esch
We are very sorry for your loss, Laura. Praying for the Lord's peace to
comfort you and your family.
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From: Harry Herlbert
I am sorry for your loss. Prayers to the Lazzaro family.

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From: Mechele Schlabach
I'm so saddened to hear this. Big hugs to you Arlene. I have so many good
memories working with Carl at the campground, he made it fun. What a
wonderful man and definitely a character. My thoughts and prayers are with
you all.
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From: Wanita ( Bontrager) Showers
I was saddened to hear of you loss. Prayers for you and you family.
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