Carol Esther Haskell

May 29, 1947-Nov. 24, 2022


Carol Esther Haskell of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday night, Nov. 24, 2022, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home. She was 75.

Mrs. Haskell loved NASCAR, specifically Kurt Busch, whom she corresponded with regularly, along with members of his team. She served her country in the U.S. Air Force. She also served as a crossing guard in New York, which was part of the police department. She spent much of her time as a stay-at-home mom and she loved her family very much.

Born May 29, 1947, in Queens, New York, she was the daughter of Ralph G. Durrschmidt and Esther Elizabeth Graulig Durrschmidt. She graduated from high school in North Port, New York. She married Raymond Haskell on Sept. 20, 1969, at North Port, New York. He passed away May 28, 2014.

Surviving family includes: son Michael (Kimberly) Haskell of Crawfordsville; two daughters, Donna (Scott) Spagnoli of North Port, Florida and Elizabeth Medina of Phoenix; three sisters, Nancy, Gail and Janet; three granddaughters and four grandsons.

She was preceded in death by husband Raymond Haskell; parents; two brothers, Rich and Paul Durrschmidt; grandson Logan Haskell; and one son-in-law.

There will not be a public visitation. There will be a graveside service with military rites on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Danville National Cemetery at noon local time (1 p.m. Indiana time). Arrangements were entrusted to Burkhart Funeral Home.

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