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Carol Jean (Solmos) Padgett

January 5, 1949 — November 25, 2021

Carol Jean Padgett, 72, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 25, 2021.

Carol was born in La Porte, IN, on January 5, 1949 to Louis L. and Frieda M. (Hapner) Solmos.

On December 2, 1967 in La Porte, IN, she married Gary L. Padgett who preceded her in death on May 22, 2012.  Surviving are her 2 sons, Scott (Christine) Padgett of La Porte and Michael (Julie) Padgett of Michigan City; 8 grandchildren, Trenton (Deanna) Salzer-Padgett, Jeffery Michiaels, Corey Heinen, Jazmine (Tyler) Jonas, Jessica (Scott) Webb, Spencer Padgett, Kyle Heinen, and Sadie Padgett; 7 great-grandchildren, Sterling, Charlotte, Ariella, Lola, Carter, Maverick, and Annistyn; brother, Dennis Solmos; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Linda Lorencz and Charles Solmos.

Carol worked as a banquet server.  She was the "crafter" of the family.  Carol enjoyed eating Little Caesars Pizza and watching game shows and the Cubs.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

A time of visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Scott Padgett, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to Fried's Cat Shelter, Inc., 509 IN-212, Michigan City, IN  46360.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.cutlercares.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carol Jean (Solmos) Padgett, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Starts at 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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