Katherine Mishel

  • Born: July 22, 1928
  • Died: July 24, 2015
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Carmel

325 E Carmel Dr
Carmel, IN 46032

Tel. (317) 848-2929

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Katherine by adding your memories and photos.

Katherine (Karastergiou) Mishel passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, July 24, 2015. Born on July 22, 1928 in Kavala, Greece, she was one of four children born to Stelios and Zoe Karastergiou. Dearly beloved wife of the late Michael Mishel, she is survived by her devoted children, Joyce (Stelios) Raptis and Alex Mishel. Loving yiayia of Leah (Milutin) Miloradovic, Yanni Raptis, Alexis and Anna Mishel and adoring great grandmother to Elena Miloradovic. She is also survived by her brother Vasilios and sister Marika in Greece, as well as many relatives and friends in Greece and throughout Indiana.

She was a dedicated member of SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church of Merrillville, Indiana. Her joys in life included her family, cooking, and spending time with friends. She was a selfless, kind, and amazing woman, always with a smile on her face. She lived her life with dignity and strength and left the same way.

Calling will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with the Trisagion at 5:00 pm at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 3500 West 106th Street Carmel, Indiana 46032. Funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 10:00 am C.S.T. at SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church 8000 Madison Street Merrillville, IN 46410.

Donations in Katherine's memory may be made to either Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Carmel or SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church of Merrillville. Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel are handling arrangements Carmel, IN. Online condolences and a video tribute may be viewed at www.flannerbuchanan.com


Condolence & Memory Journal

Oh my dearest Alex and beautiful daughters: My heart is heavy for all of you in your loss and in your grief. May you find serenity in your days ahead knowing she is with her beloved Michael and has now seen the face of God. You are in my prayers and loving thoughts always. Marianne Schafer Morris Ries

Posted by Marianne Ries - Indianapolis, IN - life-long friend of Alex Mishel   July 29, 2015


One of the strongest, most loving and dedicated ladies I have met! May each of you keep her blessings and caring thoughts close to your heart for ever!

Posted by Dora Koulolia-Spyropoulou - Athens, Greece - Family Friend   July 27, 2015

We have enjoyed spending many hours in conversation with your Mom at your annual Christmas parties. She was such a lovely person. We will miss her.

Posted by Ed and Mary Ellen - Fishers, IN - Family friends   July 26, 2015

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Such a precious moment of my loving aunt at our wedding