Carol R. Christiansen, 93, of West Lafayette, IN, passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022. Carol was born in Kewaunee Wisconsin, to the late Howard and Esther (Blom) Lathrope. Carol graduated from Purdue University with a master’s degree in Home Economics. She was a member of the Chi Omega Sorority while at Purdue. Carol was a home economics schoolteacher for Lafayette and West Lafayette school district. She was active in Lifecare, a non-profit group that helped young girls keep their babies. She and her husband were charter members of Covenant Presbyterian Church in West Lafayette where she also served as an elder, deacon and treasurer. Carol enjoyed participating in local quilting and bible studies groups. She and her husband happily shared bible studies with the same small group for more than 30 years.
Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis A. Christiansen; daughter, Carol Lynn Christiansen Wildin; and son, Howard P. Christiansen. Carol is survived by her daughter, Marsha (Christiansen) Kirsch of Ohio; son, Eric Christiansen of Texas; and son, Karl Christiansen of Florida. Carol also had eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Jean McCoy of West Lafayette, Ind.
Carol was a very caring loving wife and mother. Her greatest joy was her family.
Visitation for Carol will be held Monday, February 21, 2022, from 10:30 am – 11:00 am at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, 1718 W. 350 North, West Lafayette, IN, 47906. Funeral services to follow visitation at 11:00 am at the chapel with interment to follow in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tippecanoememorygardens.com. Tippecanoe Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. The service will be available virtually at zoom.us, click the
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