Frances Ann "Fran" (Carte) Van Lue

June 16, 1957 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 63)

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Frances Ann “Fran” Van Lue, 63, of Syracuse, IN passed away unexpectedly at 6:15 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 16, 1957 in Lafayette, IN to Samuel & Ada (Scowden) Carte.

She graduated from Southwestern High School in Lafayette and attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She grew up in Lafayette and lived in South Bend before moving to Syracuse where she lived most of her life. She was married on October 20, 2005 in Syracuse, IN to John D. “Dave” Van Lue who survives. She was employed at DePuy in Warsaw and formerly worked at Key Bank, Green & Cates Law Office, Integrity Medical, and Syracuse Elementary School all in Syracuse.

She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse.

She is survived by:

Husband – Dave Van Lue of Syracuse

Son - Jonathan “Jon” (fiancé – Cassy Wheeler) Zielinski of Columbus, IN

Step Daughter – Hayley (Dave) Ahearn of Indianapolis

Step Son – Ruston (Candy) Van Lue of Loogootee, IN

8 Grandchildren

2 Sisters – Virginia "Gini" (Ron) Tull & Rita Darnell both of Lafayette

2 Brothers – John (Judy) Carte & Rocky Carte both of Lafayette

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Private family memorial services will take place with Pastor David Henry officiating.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567. 

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November 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

Private Services

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