Carol Jean (Kale) Strimple passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at IU Health-Bloomington Hospice House. The next breath she took was in her Heavenly home with her Lord Jesus.
Carol was born on January 25, 1949 in Bloomington, the daughter of Harold and Martha (Smith) Kale. Carol married Larry Strimple, the love of her life, on May 18, 1998. Carol graduated from Edgewood High School in 1967. She kept a close relationship with her schoolmates, having lunch together as often as she could. Her friends and family were her great support and lots of fun. She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, especially her flowers. She received great pleasure watching the animals from her deck. Her greatest love of animals were her dogs, as she referred to, “her girls” and “Charley”. Carol worked at Baxter and was loved by her co-workers. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed greatly and never forgotten.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harold M. Kale.
Carol is survived by her husband, Larry Strimple; mother, Martha Kale; three sons, Branton Fisher, Jacob Fisher and Matthew (Melisa) Fisher; daughter, Maggie Marie (Fisher) Hedrick; sister, Sue Ellen Smith (Dewayne); grandchildren, Cameron, Conner, Cora, Devin, Grayson, Zackary, and Elijah; and great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Alexandria.
Visitation will be held at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at the funeral home on Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Steve Baker officiating. Burial is to follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens