Carolyn J. Platt, age 73, of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She graduated from MacIntosh High School and Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She then worked as an RN at Lutheran Hospital. Carolyn was a member of Aboite Baptist Church and was passionate about reading her Bible. She enjoyed birdwatching, being outdoors, and music, and took great comfort in her dog Johnny.
Carolyn was born November 8, 1947, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Garrett, Indiana, a daughter of Carl & Loraine (Hentschel) Bauman. On June 28, 1969 she married her beloved husband of 51 years Richard Platt in Fort Wayne. He survives in Fort Wayne. Also surviving are 2 sons Stephen (Kimberly) Platt and David Platt both of Fort Wayne, 2 sisters Janette (Scott) Pressler of Auburn and Laura (Paul) Gurgos of Bartlett, Illinois, and a brother Kenneth (Sherrie) Bauman of South Whitley.
A private burial will be held in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Aboite Baptist Church or Allen County SPCA c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.
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