Carol Schwanholt, 79, Versailles

first_imgCarol M. Schwanholt, 79, of Versailles went to be with the Lord at 11:20pm, Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison. Carol was born on August 24, 1938 in Anderson the daughter of J. Floyd and Laura Lowe Bevars. She attended Anderson High School. She worked many years as a CNA at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Decatur County Home Health Care Program, and the Lincoln Street Nursing Home. Carol was married to Glen Schwanholt on July 29, 1977 at the First Church of God in Greensburg. Carol loved most of all spending time with family and friends and was very strong in her faith with God. She was very proud when she completed the Summit Theological Seminary and received a degree in Biblical Studies. Carol loved to cook and bake. She made many beautiful cakes for birthdays, weddings, and special occasions. She also made several quilts for family and friends. When her health allowed, she enjoyed helping her husband farm for many years and was also an avid bowler. Carol loved spending many hours reading and studying her Bible and also taught at VBS for several years. Carol is survived by her husband Glenn; four daughters Terri Powers of Versailles, Jean (Don) Duerstock of Greensburg, Peggy Crawford of Jacksonville, Florida, and Joann (Steve) Luedeman of North Vernon; one son John Schwanholt of Madison; her sister Marilyn Kunce of Anderson; two granddaughters Amanda Scheel of Texas, and Aimee (Roger) Cromer of Aurora; In addition she is survived by eight more grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; also by special friend and caretaker Sally Sesser. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Rebecca Cole, her great-grandson Brandon Cromer, and her son-in-law Patrick Crawford. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 15th at 10:30am at the Shelby Christian Church with Pastor Tim Heim officiating. Burial will be in the Shelby Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 9:30am until time of services on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Brandon Cromer Memorial Scholarship fund or the Shelby Cemetery in care of the funeral home.last_img

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