Carol Ann Cain, age 88, of Kendallville passed away on Monday, March 13, 2023 at Kendallville Manor Healthcare Center. Carol was born on November 19, 1934 in Rome, New York to the late Charles W. and Marie (Deitche) Howell. Carol married Robert H. Cain on April 13, 1955 at the Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville. Robert passed away on August 28, 2006. Carol graduated in 1951 from Kendallville High School. After high school, she worked at Magnavox in Fort Wayne and worked in her children’s businesses. She also was a homemaker. She loved her family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a longtime, over 60-year member, of Trinity Church.
Daughter and caretaker, Mel Ransburg of Kendallville.
Son, Mark and Tina Cain of Kendallville.
Son, Matt and Jeri Cain of Kendallville.
Grandchildren: Rory (Ashli) Ransburg, Joshua Ransburg, Justin (Sierra) Cain, Devin (Shellene) Cain, Kristopher (Erica) Grubb, Ashley (Patrick) Luttman, Kylie (Brice) Walter.
Special granddaughter, Jaide Ransburg, who helped take care of Carol.
Great grandchildren: Cole, Brody, Madison, Nevin, Trace, Gatlin, Bella, Regan,
Addison, Arrowlyn, Aliya, Bradyn, Evan, Liam, and Emerie.
Brother, Dick and Pam Howell of Kendallville.
Nephews, Trent Howell of Kendallville, Tyler Howell of Kendallville, and Donald and Linda Wolford of Leo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Marie Howell; husband, Robert Cain; stepmother, Helen (Rose) Howell; son-in-law, Ron Ransburg; sister, Madalyn Wolford; brother, Robert Howell; and nephews, Dennis Wolford and Doug Wolford.
A celebration of Carol’s life will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Hite Funeral Home with Rev. Drew Baker officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM prior to the service.
Burial will follow the funeral service at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville.
Memorial donations are to Kendallville Manor. The family would like to thank the Kendallville Manor for her wonderful care.