Obituary: Melinda Sue Garrett Rodimel


Melinda Sue Garrett Rodimel, 48, passed away at her home in Carmel on Aug. 31.  She was born October 10, 1966, to Vaughn and Sue (McGovren) Garrett.  She married her high school sweetheart, Shane Rodimel, on May 19, 1990. She was a dedicated mom to her children, Jack, Ben and Suzie. She had an infectious smile and brought love and warmth to everyone she knew.  In addition, she is survived by her loving family, Jerri Garrett, Dan Garrett (Gail), Diane Hartman (Kyle) Julie Lendy (Murray), Jim Garrett (Amy), Amy Nichols (Greg). She was preceded in death by her brother, V.J. Garrett. She was loved by her many nieces and nephews, as well. She was a certified public accountant and a controller for Lou Malnatti’s Pizza in Chicago and Le Peep in Carmel. Her positive spirit was an inspiration to so many. Viewing will be held on Sept. 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church,14598 Oakridge Rd., Carmel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 3 at the St. John’s Cemetery in Washington, Ind. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for the Rodimel children’s education at any Fifth Third Bank location. Please make checks payable to the Benefit of the Rodimel Family Memorial Fund.


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