Carroll Petry, 85

Carroll "Kaydo" M. Petry, 85, North Manchester, died at 6:46 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. 

He was born Aug. 20, 1931, in Pitsburg, Ohio, to Wilmer A. and Edna Lucille (Brower) Petry. 

He was a pastor at Spring Creek (IN) Church of the Brethren 1951-1953; Batavia (IL) Church of the Brethren 1955-1956; Wabash (IN) Church of the Brethren 1956-1963; Missionary in Nigeria Mission Field 1963-1969; Pastor at Eel River (IN) Church of the Brethren 1963-1969; Church Executive at South Central District Ministry 1971-1993. On Aug. 20, 1950, he married Margaret M. James.  She died Dec. 8, 2014.

He is survived by son, Daniel Mark (Amy) Petry, Middlebury; daughters, Dianne Louise (Rich) Wion, North Manchester, and Darlene Kay (Doug) Miller, Dillsburg, Pa.; brothers Ronald D. (Beverly) Petry, North Manchester, and Larry (Alice) Petry, Akron, Ohio; sister, Miriam E. Bernhard, Sebring, FL; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

One great grandchild is deceased. 

Memorial service will be Sunday, Sept. 11, 201,6 at 2 p.m. at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 N. Beckley Street, North Manchester, IN.  The family will receive friends following the service until 4 p.m.  Pastor Kurt Borgmann and Pastor Karen Eberly will officiate.  Burial is in Ulrey Memorial Cemetery, Silver Lake.

Those who wish to honor the memory of Carroll "Kaydo" Petry, memorial contributions may be made to Timbercrest Senior Living Community, Charitable Assistance Fund, PO Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962. 

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Posted on 2016 Sep 09