Carol Dix


PAULDING -- Carol A. Dix, 66, died Friday, January 11, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born September 4, 1946, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Carlton and Cemantha (Sprague) Cluts. On June 28, 1969, she married Roger E. Dix, who survives. She was previously employed by Paulding Exempted Village Schools in the cafeteria and Vagabond Village Restaurant. She was a member of the Paulding Eagles 2405 Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, bowling, throwing darts, baking and cooking, and especially spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Dix, Paulding; three daughters, Karla (James "Buddy") Decker, New Haven, Ind., Ann (Paul) Talbott, Cecil, and June (Daren) Smith, Liberty Center, Ohio; two brothers, Kenny (Sandy) Cluts, Paulding, and Norbert (Jeanne) Cluts, Fort Wayne, Ind.; eight grandchildren, Alyssia, Joseph, Katrina, Jeff, Daniel, Justin, Madison, and Dustin; and four great-grandchildren, Allie, Spenser, Tyler and Elizabeth.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 17, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 2:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Thursday.

Donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to

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