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Candace D. Mell

November 21, 1932 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 84)

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Celebration of Life
September 17, 2017

4:00 PM
American Legion Post #297
486 E Michigan St
New Carlisle, IN 46552

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 Candace D. Mell, 84, of New Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday August 23, 2017 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. She was born on November 21, 1932, in Granger, IN, to the late Chalmer Earl and Mabel (Freel) Hagedorn. On January 21, 1952, as Candace Hagedorn, she married Jack E. Mell, who survives. Also surviving are her three children, Debora Higgins and Denise Kujawski, both of New Carlisle and Jack (Kim) Mell of Granger; three grandchildren, Kayla, Jessica and Tony three great-grandchildren; and a sister. Mrs. Mell worked at Uniroyal/RACO for 40 years, before retiring in January 1995. She enjoyed working at the Diner with family for fun. A Celebration of her life will take place on September 17, 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post #297 in New Carlisle. To send online condolences, please visit

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