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
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.