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Scot Carpenter dies at 41

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Kouts resident Scot Curtis Carpenter, 41, formerly of Washington Township, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus.

He was born Sept. 18, 1968, to William and Shirley (Thompson) Carpenter, who survive.

On April 19, 1996, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, her married Elaine Peters, who also survives with three children, Linsey, Macie, and William. He is survived as well by a sister, Bridgette Braden; his father-in-law, Joseph Peters; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Peters II.

Scot graduated from Washington Township High School in 1987 and then from Ball State University. He worked as branch manager and commercial loan officer at the Michigan City branch of Horizon Bank. Scot was an active member of Open Door Fellowship Church in Kouts and belonged to the Chesterton/Duneland Kiwanis Club. He was also a former member of the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce and of Duneland Rebuilding Together.

Scot was an avid angler, hunter, and hiker, a golfer, and a fan of Notre Dame football and the Bears and Cubs. He loved spending time with his family but most important he loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

A memorial celebration, with Pastor and special friend Jerry Kandel officiating, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Open Door Fellowship Church, 636 S. Baums Bridge Road in Kouts.

Visitation is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Kosanke Funeral Home, 105 E. Indiana Ave. in Kouts.

Memorials may be made to the family for a trust for the children.


Posted 11/3/2009