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Lee Carpenter

October 18, 1929 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 90)

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Albert “Lee” Carpenter, age 90, of Rudolph, Ohio and formerly of Hicksville, Ohio passed away at Bowling Green Manor in Bowling Green, Ohio on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

He was born on October 18, 1929 in Waterloo to William and Laurette (Schortgen) Carpenter.  He was a 1947 graduate of Butler High School in Butler, Indiana.

Mr. Carpenter honorably served his country in the United States Navy from 1950 until 1954.  Lee served on the U.S.S Kaskaskia and later served aboard a diesel powered submarine during his time in the Navy.

He worked for the Dana Corporation in Auburn from 1948 until 1982 retiring after 34 years of service.  When he lived in Auburn he was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Waterloo.  While he lived in Hicksville he was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Hicksville.

Mr. Carpenter enjoyed golfing, going to flea markets and woodworking.  He was also an active member of the Butler American Legion Post 202.  Lee was known for feeding the neighborhood cats making sure that they didn’t go hungry.  He was very kind hearted person, always doing for others. 

Survivors include: 

Son; Matthew Carpenter of South Bend, Indiana.

Daughter and son-in-law; Katrina and Dennis Tolles of Rudolph, Ohio.

Daughter; Teresa Carpenter of Findlay, Ohio.

Daughter and son-in-law; Michele and John Murlin of Bowling Green, Ohio.

Daughter and son-in-law; Penny and Christian MacKay of Weston, Ohio.

7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son; Michael Carpenter, 2 brothers; William Carpenter and Richard Carpenter and 3 sisters; Jeanette Herczeg, Elaine Bonner and Joyce McDaniel.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street in Waterloo with Father Vincent Joseph VC officiating.  Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.

Burial will take place at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Cemetery in Waterloo.

Memorial donations may be directed to St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 1098 County Road 39, Waterloo Indiana 46793 and St. Michael Catholic Church, 100 Antwerp Drive, Hicksville, Ohio 43526.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home of Waterloo. 

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November 14, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

Funeral Service
November 14, 2019

2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

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