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Carl E. VanScoik

February 12, 1937 ~ November 28, 2020 (age 83)


Carl E. Van Scoik, 83, of Mishawaka, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

Carl was born February 12, 1937 in Elkhart, to the late Robert and Leone (Sholtey) Van Scoik. He grew up in Dunlap and was a graduate of Concord High School. Carl attended Ivy Tech. He served his country for three years in the US Army.

Carl married Peggy N. Myers on May 4, 1957. Following his time in the service, they settled in Mishawaka.

Carl retired from Penz Products in Mishawaka. He was a long-time member of Willow Creek United Methodist Church where at one time he was head of their finance team and in later years cared for the landscaping around the church. Carl was known for his flower and vegetable gardens. He loved going to lunch with his “lunch buddies.”

Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy; a son, Larry Van Scoik; and two brothers, Russell and Clarence Van Scoik.

Carl is survived by a son, John (Diane) Van Scoik of Bristol; a daughter, Debbie (Brian) Gordon of Mishawaka; a sister, Dorothy Bolling of Oro Valley, Arizona; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Services will be held 11 am Friday, December 4, in Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. 3rd Street, Mishawaka, with Pastor Mike Settles officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola.

Visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Willow Creek United Methodist Church or Center for Hospice Care.



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December 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Goethals & Wells Funeral Home
503 W. 3rd Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Funeral Service
December 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Goethals & Wells Funeral Home
503 W. 3rd Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544


Willow Creek United Methodist Church
14010 Jefferson Blvd., Mishawaka IN 46545

Center for Hospice Care (Hospice Foundation)
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

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