Carolyn Louise Dein

October 10, 1948March 26, 2021

Carolyn Louise Dein of Finchville and Louisville, Kentucky passed away on March 26, 2021. Carolyn was born in Louisville, Kentucky on October 10, 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents Irving O. Dein, M.D. and Gladys Ball Dein, her brothers Joseph Colbert Dein, Henry Yexley Dein and brother-in-law David Wyatt Case. She is survived by her sister Martha Dein Case, sister-in-law Elizabeth Burkley Dein and longtime friends Mary Neal Linker and Pam Hodges. She graduated from Waggener High School and attended Western Kentucky University. Carolyn found great fulfillment in training horses at Crabtree Stables. She was free spirited; kind and thoughtful to her friends, loved ones and cherished Standard Poodles. She enjoyed collecting from auctions and flea markets. Visitation will be from 11AM-2PM on Friday, April 23, 2021at Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave with Burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be given to Shelby Co. Animal Shelter, 266 Kentucky St., Shelbyville, KY 40065.


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    Friday, April 23, 2021


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Malinda Lausen

April 28, 2021

Oh Carolyn, we had some really good times at Redds. You we’re a good friend and I learned so much from you about horses. I still cherish your friendship. You never know what you’ll miss till it’s gone

Till we meet again my friend.

Gary Ball

April 10, 2021

To my Cousin Carolyn and family. May you rest in peace and those who knew you take cherished memories from your life. You will now be in God's hands and with your family. Will always remember you. Gary Ball. ❤