Chesterton Tribune

Carolyn Ameling dies at age 71

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Carolyn Y. Ameling, 71, of Michigan City formerly of Chesterton, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011.

She was born October 17, 1940 in Gary, Ind., to Kelso C. and Helen V. (Dusky) Ball.

On August 8, 1959 she married Ramon H. Ameling, who survives along with their children Dean (Susan) Ameling of Valparaiso, Cindy Ameling of Missouri and Janet (Mark) Lipinski of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; sisters Susan (John) Palenik of Munster and Terry Young of Valparaiso; grandchildren Devon and Brandon Darnell, Randi and Jamie Lipinski, two great-grandchildren and all of her four legged friends at home. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Richard Ball.

She graduated from Hobart High School, attended Elkhart Dental School and received her L.P.N. from Purdue University. She had served as a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years throughout Northwest Indiana. Knitting and crocheting were favorite activities for her and she loved spending time observing nature.

Following cremation a private family service will be held.


Posted 12/12/2011