On Saturday, March
7, 2020, Carol L. Raisor peacefully passed away at age 68, at Addison Pointe
Health and Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton, Indiana.
Carol was born
January 28,1952, in Muncie, Indiana, to Robert and Edwina (Bath) Raisor.
Carol grew up in
Michigan City, Indiana. For the last twenty years, Carol resided at Michigan
City Life Care Center and most recently at Addison Pointe, in Chesterton,
Carol was an honor
student and graduated in 1971 from Elston High School. Prior to her illness,
Carol was active and outgoing and enjoyed cheerleading from 6th through 9th
Carol had a passion
for reading. She was also a huge fan and owner of dozens of old-time, golden
era movies, her favorite To Kill a Mockingbird. While at Life Care Center,
Carol delivered mail to all residents via wheelchair. This gave her great
pride and joy as her grandfather was letter carrier in the 1930's and '40's.
Carol was known for her unwavering positive attitude and her infectious
Carol was preceded
in death by her father, Robert; mother, Edwina; maternal grandparents, Edwin
and Madeline Bath; paternal grandparents, Bernard and Eula Raisor; uncle,
James Bath and great aunt, Lela Knox.
She is survived by
sisters, Beth (Don) Janes of Chesterton, IN, Susan (Patrick) Benton of
Portage, MI; four nephews, Matthew (McKenzie) Janes of Ketchikan, Alaska,
Alex and Peter Benton both of Kalamazoo, MI and Steven (Tiffany) Janes of
Madison, WI; great nephew, Carter Janes of Madison, WI; aunt and uncle, Jane
Ann and Richard Williams both of Richmond, IN; and cousins, Sally Porter and
Linda Przybysz both of Richmond, IN.
Cremation will take
place. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., LaPorte, (219)
362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.
The family would
like to thank the professionals and staff at Addison Pointe, Life Care
Center, and Dunes Hospice for their expert, compassionate and unwavering
condolences to the family at