John Raymond Molitor

August 30, 1949October 30, 2020

John Raymond Molitor of Carmel passed peacefully October 30, 2020. He was born to John Parker Molitor and Lois Rodecap Molitor, in Garrett, Indiana on August 30, 1949, who survive. Other survivors include his sister, Nathalie Fairfax; his wife of 40 years, Nancy; children, Elizabeth (wife of Christopher) Miller, Jack Molitor, Kathleen Molitor, and Daniel Molitor; grandsons, Connor Rees and Ethan Miller. John was an accomplished attorney who specialized in matters pertaining to zoning and city planning. At this time, the family has decided to indefinitely postpone the Celebration of Life Mass for John. May the kindness that defined his character continue to be an inspiration for us. In lieu of flowers, please submit donations in John's name to the Humane Society of Hamilton County or the Little Sisters of the Poor. A fuller obituary will be released at a later time.

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Sue Cebulko

November 20, 2020


We are so sorry to hear about John’s death. We will pray for you and hold you all in our hearts.

Sue and Tom Cebulko

Sandy Bickel

November 17, 2020

John was my boss at Legislative Services Agency. It was my first and favorite job after law school. I am so sorry to learn of his death at such a young age. Nancy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. John will be sorely missed by all who knew him. May he Rest In Peace.

Meg Rodecap

November 10, 2020

Great memories from childhood with my cousin. So glad I was able to spend time eating and talking with him last year at my dad's memorial dinner. Hug my dad for me, Jackie. You will be missed. Love you, Cous

Jane Nash

November 6, 2020

Dear Nancy,
I am so so sorry to read of John’s passing. He, and you, are in my prayers.
Jane Nash

Craig and Becky Mortell

November 6, 2020

We had the pleasure of working with John for several years at the Statehouse and knew him as a high achieving colleague with a keen legal mind, a remarkable capacity for work, and a great sense of humor. When a medical crisis struck our family, John and Nancy were among the very first to offer their support and help us bear the burden. John was a truly good man. Our world would be a much better place if there were more like him. Our heartfelt condolences to Nancy and John's whole family. May God be with you in this time of sorrow.

Kathleen Molitor

November 6, 2020

Hi everyone - there is a second page for easily posting photos, memories, stories, etc. Feel free to use either page.

Kathleen Molitor

November 5, 2020

Hi everyone - there is a second page for easily posting photos, memories, stories, etc. Feel free to use either page.
(John's daughter)

Nancy Heck

November 4, 2020

I am so sorry for your sudden loss. The Molitor family will be in my thoughts and prayers as you navigate these new waters. John was a true gentleman and loved a good hat. He took time out of his day to stop by for conversation. He was so knowledgeable about his field of law and it was an honor to work with him through the years to benefit Carmel. I will always remember seeing John and his dad across the golf course during various fundraisers. They were easy to spot, both sporting stylish summer fedoras! John will be missed!

Bob Grewe

November 4, 2020

John, was good man and greatly contributed to the planning profession. His knowledge, patience and skills for engaging people and organizations served him well. Indiana planners owe a great deal of gratitude to John for the time and effort he invested in advancing the planning profession. I hope the family takes some measure of comfort knowing that John helped so many and improved Indiana's capacity to create a better built environment.

K.K. Gerhart-Fritz

November 3, 2020

I think many planners in Indiana considered John our land use law mentor! He was a great guy with a good sense of humor, a creative mind and a willingness to work hard. I am still in shock at the news. Please know that John was a treasured friend and advisor to many of us. Find comfort in the fact that his impact on Indiana's communities was big and positive. He will be sorely missed.


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