Carla Sue Scott (Springer),66, of Fort Wayne passed away at home on Sunday, May 24th, after a long, valiant battle with numerous health issues. Carla was born on October 7th, 1953, and followed in her parent’s footsteps in the profession of teaching language arts and science for most of her 34.5 years at Kekionga Middle School, for a total of 35.5 years in FWCS, and half a year in Penn-Mishawaka schools. She retired from KMS at the end of the 2012 school year. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church where she served as Sunday school teacher for more than 10 years as well as on several different PLC committees and boards. A 1972 Wayne High School (she also attended Elmhurst High School for 2 years), and Indiana University graduate who also earned a Master’s degree and Life License. Carla served as an assistant track and field coach at Kekionga for 2 years. Her favorite memories included anytime she got to spend with her grand daughters and sons, as well as her senior year on the IU campus attending Hoosiers basketball games during the 1975-76 season, getting free McDonald’s hamburgers after holding Illinois under 50 points in a 58-48 win at Assembly Hall and winning the NCAA National Championship as the last undefeated champion. She continued to passionately follow the Hoosiers through the rest of life. She also enjoyed reading then discussing the books she read. Carla is survived by her husband of 38 years, Bill; sons, Clint (Andrea) and Travis, both of Fort Wayne, and grand daughters Olivia and Autumn; siblings, Branch (Jackie) Springer of Perrysburgh, OH, Mariann (Chris) Jones of Sunnyvale, CA, Jay (Becky) Springer of Munroe Falls, OH, and Randy (Renee) Springer of Fort Wayne; and eight nieces and nephews. Carla was the oldest daughter of Raymond C. and Roberta Stella Springer , who preceded her in death.
Funeral services for Carla will be on Friday May 29th at 11:00 am with calling one hour prior at Peace Lutheran Church 4900 Fairfield Ave., Calling will also be on Thursday May 28th from 4-8 pm also at church. Burial will take place in Concordia Cemetery Gardens. Preferred memorials in Carla’s honor may be directed to Peace Lutheran Church. Arrangements entrusted to FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services.