Carl M. Stout

February 01, 1932 - October 30, 2015

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Thursday, November 05, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel

Friday, November 06, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Friday, November 06, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Carl Max Stout, 83, of Kendallville and formerly of LaOtto died Friday, October 30, 2015, at 10:12 p.m. in Kendallville Manor Health Care Center in Kendallville where he had resided for the last six years.

He was a lifetime area resident.

Mr. Stout retried as a truck driver for Courier Newsome Transport in Fort Wayne.

He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in LaOtto.

Carl served on the LaOtto Volunteer Fire Department for many years, and served as the Fire Chief for ten years. He dearly loved his time on the fire department, and also enjoyed working on car engines.

He was born February 1, 1932, in Mishawaka.

Surviving are a daughter, Pamela L. Babcock of Kendallville; six grandchildren, Shawna Miller, Kristin Hall, Tyson Schwartz, Cory Stout, Casey Babcock, and Zidana Babcock; ten great grandchildren, Tristin Haney, Hayley Haney, Katelyn Schwartz, Sierra Stout, Lillian Lothamor, Madilyn Lothamor, Rosalyn Lothamor, Gage Babcock, Landin Hall, and Taylor Hall; and a sister, Valentine Drake of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. (Days) Stout; and two sons, Mike Stout and Jim Stout.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 6, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Rev. Al Wingfield of Zion Lutheran Church, West Fairfield officiating. Burial will be in Swan Cemetery

Pallbearers will be Tyson Schwartz, Kirby Miller, Shane Hall, Landin Hall, Tristin Haney, and Katelyn Schwartz.

Calling is Thursday, November 5, 2015, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to the LaOtto Volunteer Fire Department and may be left at the funeral home.

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Donna price
November 5th, 2015 2:54pm
Wawaka, in

May God comfort you today and tomorrow. So sorry for your loss. Donna

Linda Sudlow Leonard
November 2nd, 2015 10:01pm
Grayson, GA

Pam, so sorry for the loss of your Dad! Loved your Dad's sense of humor and your Mom's sweet spirit! May God grant you peace!

November 2nd, 2015 3:33pm
Fort Wayne, IN

So sorry for your loss Pam. Uncle Carl will be greatly missed, he was such a great man. I will never forget our adventures at the camp ground with him and Aunt Barb. May god wrap his arms around you all and provide comfort that he is now with Aunt Barb.