Carolyn R. Waikel

Carolyn Ray Waikel, 84, of Laramie, WY, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Wolcottville, IN.

After graduating from Huntington High School in 1951, Mrs. Waikel worked at Western Union in Fort Wayne, IN. She worked as an accounting assistant, and was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Cathedral.
She was born Dec. 25, 1932, in Huntington to Howard and Evelyn Hildebrand Herzog. She married Gerald (Jerry) A. Waikel in 1952. They were residents of North Webster, IN, for several years. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Rhonda (Tom) Lund, of Laramie, WY, and Monica (Pete) Hochstetler, of Wolcottville; a sister, Barbara Kline, of Huntington; and two granddaughters, Leslie Lund, of Laramie, WY, and Rachel Nelson of Delaware.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.  She will be inurned at the St. Matthews Columbarium in Laramie, WY.  

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, Wolcottville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial gifts may be made to Cathedral Home for Children, 4989 N. 3rd St., Laramie, WY 82072.
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