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Carl Cunningham

October 22, 1948 — January 10, 2021

La Porte

Carl Cunningham

Carl Cunningham Sr.

October 22, 1948-January 10, 2021

Carl Cunningham, 72, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday January 10, 2021 at St. Anthony's Franciscan Health in Michigan City, IN.

He was born October 22, 1948 in Linton, Indiana, the son of Bruce Cunningham and Delores (Hoops) Cunningham.

Carl was a very athletic person his entire life. He played softball, loved mowing his grass, gardening, Texas Hold-Em, a bowler, played euchre, a good pool player, roller skater, and fishing. His true passion in life was his wife, family, and his dog "Yuna", as well as his grand puppies "Precious, "Patience", and "Isabella". He was a major Cubbies and Chicago Bears fan. He had a generous heart and willing to help anyone. In Essence, "He never met a stranger".

He is survived by his wife Connie; two sons, Carl (Melissa) Cunningham Jr. of La Porte, Troy (David) Cunningham of La Porte; three daughters, Kelly (Reese) Grage of La Porte, IN, Karry (Jerry) Gray of La Porte, IN, Brenda (Tom Rankin) Martin of Sparta, TN; three brothers, Bruce, Randy (Alice), and Gayle Cunningham of La Porte, IN; sister, Marsha Davis of La Porte; thirteen Grandchildren, Ashley (Ray) Rheinholtz, Kyle Crull, Tabatha (Bryan) Curless, T.C. Gray, Taylor (David Jones) Martin, Alan  Cunningham, Travis Cunningham, Dustin (Erik) Gray, Jersey Martin, Mary King, Cynthia (Ben) Campbell, Justin (Jessica) Kleine, Chelsey (Brad) Pennington of La Porte, IN; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Wednesday, January 13 from 4-7 PM.  A life celebration will be held at the funeral home Thursday, January 14 at 12 Noon with Pastor Bob Vale officiating. Interment will follow at the Rolling Prairie Cemetery, Rolling Prairie, IN. Pallbearers will be, Carl Jr, Troy, Reese, Jerry, T.C., Bryan, Tom, Jamison, and Raymond.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Haverstock Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Interment

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Starts at 1:10 pm (Central time)

Rolling Prairie Cemetery

IN

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