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Vada L (Strong) Carper

February 21, 1930 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 89)

Waterloo – Vada L Carper, 89 died Friday September 27, 2019 at her home in Waterloo. She was born February 21, 1930 in Auburn to Williard M and Irene D (Carnahan) Strong. She worked in the Cafeteria at DeKalb High School, Sutton’s Super Value in Waterloo and Sears in Auburn. She was a member of Norris Chapel United Methodist Church. Vada married John F Carper on November 27, 1948 in Auburn and he survives in Waterloo. Also surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters, Lynn (Constance “Sue”) Carper of Auburn, Rex Carper of Butler, Kay Holwager of Auburn and Beth Carper of Payne, OH; 11 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren and a sister in law, Harriet Myers of Auburn. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Earl Carper, a grandson Scott Carper, 2 brothers Ivan Strong and Carl Strong and a sister Ruth Tracy. Services will be 2 PM Thursday October 3, 2019 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street, Waterloo, IN with Burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Calling will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials can be directed to Norris Chapel United Methodist Church. To send condolences visit

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