Carl Wm. West

May 4, 1940 ~ October 26, 2020 (age 80)

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Carl W. West


Carl W. West, age 80, of Hammond,  passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Charlene West (Nee Alley); daughter, Kelly (Dwayne) Johnson; brother, Ronald (Linda) West; sister, Carol (Jerry) Steele;close family friends: Betty and James Wheatley and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Ethel West.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:30 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville). Burial at Elmwood Cemetery will follow. Due to Covid-19 restrictions face mask are required in the funeral home.

Carl was born and raised in Hammond. He was a graduate of Hammond tech. Carl was an Army veteran. He was retired from Inland Steel as a mechcanical millwright in the 4BOF. To his family, Carl will be remembered as the strongest, sweetest man to ever live. He enjoyed fishing and bowling on leagues at Kenwood Bowing Alley.

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October 30, 2020

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Ceremony
October 30, 2020

12:30 PM to TBD
Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.

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