Michael A. Carota, 72, of Huntingburg, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Memorial Hospital emergency room, Jasper.
He was born on August 8, 1945, in Monterey, California to Mario and Estelle (Field) Carota as one of eighteen siblings; and married Wanda Hatton on December 31, 1999 in Wheatland, Indiana. He was a Viet Nam veteran and worked as a lineman and heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Northside Christian Church, American Legion, VFW and Jasper Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his son, James “Jamie” Reed.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda J. Carota; two daughters, Connie (Neil) Ball of Dubois,
Lisa Elshoff of Huntingburg; daughter-in-law, Joleen Reed of Columbus, Kansas; 13 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Burial with military graveside rites will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Minister Ronald Frazier will officiate at the service.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from 4:00-8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 13th. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital. Condolences at: www.nassandson.com