Life Story for
Carolyn Scudder (Hylander)
Mrs. Carolyn H. (Hylander) Scudder, age 85, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on April 2, 1932, in Margaretville, New York, the daughter of the late, William and Beth (Finch) Hylander. Carolyn was raised in Arkville, New York where she was a graduate of the Margaretville Central High School. Carolyn was united in marriage on March 14, 1969, in New York, to the late, James W. "Jim" Scudder. Carolyn and Jim shared over 39 years of marriage together until he passed away on August 10, 2008. Carolyn was employed as a sub contractor for Rotrons in Kingston, New York for several years and for GE Appliances in Louisville, Kentucky. She was also employed as a nurse's aid for Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana and for other various nursing homes. She worked in the activities department for Swiss Villa for several years. Carolyn was a member of the Vevay VFW Auxiliary and the Aberdeen United Methodist Church. Carolyn resided in the Switzerland County community since 1971. Carolyn was a wonderful cook and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening and going to Long John Silvers and Wal-Mart. She loved animals of all kind and will be sorely missed by her loving family. Carolyn passed away at 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Waters of Dillsboro in Dillsboro, Indiana.
Carolyn is survived by her son, Doug Oliver and his wife: Mickie of Clarksville, IN; her daughter, Kelly Clements and her husband: Dennis of Vevay, IN; her step-daughters, Leveana Johnson and her husband: Larry of Greensburg, IN and Bonnie Goodchild of Lawrenceburg, IN; her step-son, James L. Scudder and his wife: Sue of Greensburg, IN; her grandchildren, Melissa Thomas, Douglas Oliver, Jr., Tonya Rose, Joshua Clements and Jonathan Clements; her several step-grandchildren; her great-grandchildren, Anthony, Michael, Sarah, Amber, Jeremiah, Gracie, Danielle, Wesley and Joseph; her several-step-great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren, Trenton, Lexie, MaKenzie, Kaydence, Kaden, Vinni and Bentley; her sisters, Emilie Foster of Oklahoma City, OK, Ruth Starritt of Sanger, TX and Alice Naczi of Floral City, FL and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Beth (Finch) Hylander; her husband, James W. "Jim" Scudder, died August 10, 2008; her step-daughter, Janice Knickerbocker; her step-son, Robert Scudder; her brothers, Art Hylander, George Hylander and William Hylander, Jr.
Friends may call 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 6:00 pm, by Rev. Mike Sawalich at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment and graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 am, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mrs. Carolyn H. (Hylander) Scudder Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.