Obituary: Laurel M. DeSmet


CIC-COM-obit-0512- DeSmet obit

Laurel M. DeSmet, 90, of Crawfordsville, died April 27. She was born in Carmel on September 13, 1924, daughter of William and Carrie Moffitt Roeder. Laurel was a 1942 graduate of Carmel High School. During World War II, she worked for Naval Avionics.

Laurel enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and playing cards, especially Euchre. Her family appreciated the delicious meals she prepared because she was known as a very good cook. Laurel’s beloved dog, Tyke, was dear to her for nine years.

In addition to her parents, Laurel was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; brothers, Fred and John; sisters, Elizabeth Dolen, Louise Brooks and Mary Roeder.

Arrangements entrusted to Bussell Family Funerals, Carmel.

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