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Cara Lou Handy

August 8, 1926 — January 26, 2022

Cara Lou Handy

Cara Lou Handy, 95, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at The Manor, Antwerp.

Cara Lou was born in Antwerp, Ohio on August 8, 1926, a daughter of the late Thelma (Hallock) and Robert Lichty.

She loved her family and considered many people she met part of her family. Cara Lou was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp.

She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Carol (Michael) Brown; Ava (Hazen) Kennedy & Linda (Roland "Pudge") Kennedy; grandchildren, Caren (Eric) Miglin, Craig (Kristi) Brown, Amy (Michael) Helf, Christa (Chad) Brubaker, Cale (Jaime) Brown, Alison (Alex) Nehls, Sarah (Dale) McCorkle, Judd Helms & Greta (Jeremy) Kosch. 18 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

Cara Lou was also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Handy; daughter, Marcia (Phil) Helms & brother, Myron "Bud" (Betty) Lichty.

Private services were held at Dooley Funeral Home.

Cara Lou was laid to rest in Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp, PO Box 396, Antwerp, Ohio 45813 or The Manor Activity Fund, PO Box 759, Antwerp, Ohio 45813.

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