The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2020

Karla Kay Routt

Karla Kay Routt, 70, of Cavett, died at 4:05 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Karla Kay Routt

She was born July 30, 1948, in Van Wert, the daughter of  Carl and Ioma (Brown-Clouse) Johnson, who both preceded her in death.

Surviving are her husband, Danny R. Routt of Cavett; three sons, Jeffery (Lori) Routt of Rockford, Kevin B. “Bubba” Routt of Cavett, and Scott J. (Heidi) Routt of Milford; four grandchildren, Keri, Nicholas (Clare) Routt, Trey and Logan Routt; and four great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Lillian, Savannah, and Ellinor; a sister, Opal (Walt) Dunham of Van Wert; and one brother, Conrad (Kathy) Johnson of Van Wert.

A brother, Allan Clouse, also preceded her in death.

Karla had retired as a cook at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert, and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Unit 5803 in Van Wert.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 15, at Brickner Funeral Home in Van Wert, with the Rev. Dave Souers officiating. Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery. 

Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: VFW Post Auxiliary Unit 5803.

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POSTED: 11/11/18 at 9:41 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries