Dr. Karla C. Zody


Dr. Karla C. Zody, 75, of West Terre Haute passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Providence Health Care, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. She was born June 13, 1943 in Mansfield, Ohio to Melvin C. Zody and Marie E. Beverage Zody.
Survivors include her children, Elizabeth Nesius, William Stuckey, and his wife, Selena; grandchildren Harrison, Helen, Max, Jack, Thomas and Ari; and siblings, Curt Zody, Gary Zody and Cynthia Olmi. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard Zody.
Dr. Zody was a family physician. She especially loved obstetrics and geriatrics. Karla was involved in many programs throughout the community she loved.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the Community Room of Providence Hall (next to Providence Health Care) at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus in Terre Haute, Indiana. Words will be shared beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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Shirley Plummer
Jun 18, 2019
I thoroughly enjoyed Dr Zody and caring for her during her stays at Providence. She was very wise and full of advice which was very much appreciated. She will be sorely missed. RIP Dr Zody.
Kevin and Joy Kirsh
Jun 15, 2019
We are so very sorry for your loss,. Kevin shared some fond memories with me.
Kristi Stark Drout
Jun 15, 2019
Karla and her kids became our friends when they lived 3 doors down from our family in Cincinnati in the 1970's. She was a great friend, neighbor and mom. So many good memories! Love you both, Beth and Billy (aka Son)...you will be in my thoughts and prayers!
Melissa Hatcher
Jun 14, 2019
Dr. Zody delivered my first 3 children and was also one of my mentors during my residency at Union 1994-97. She was an excellent doctor and role model for me. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Dr. Melissa Hatcher and Amanda, Mae and Matthew Pavelka
Starla Wright
Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Zody was my daughter's Dr. when she was pregnant with her first baby. So 19 years ago she helped deliver my 1st. grandchild. I will never forget that day. Dr. Zody was a fine Dr. My thoughts and prayers to her family. Knowing that she touched so many lives, I hope that you find comfort.
Prayers, Starla Wright
Shirley and Gordon Shoaf
Jun 12, 2019
DR. Zody was our Doctor and friend when she came Kingman, IN, several years ago.
We were so glad she kept us as her patients until she retired. She was a good friend as well. We are so sad to hear of her passing. May God comfort and guide the family at this difficult time.
Uncle Lee and Aunt Reta
Jun 12, 2019
Karla was my oldest niece and I always was excited for their summer vacation in Ohio. when we were still children.
Lee and I attended her wedding and enjoyed an OSU/IU football game in Bloomington. Many, many good memories.
Now she rests from her labor and in the arms of those
she loved. Our loss - her gain.
Rebecca Sneeringer
Jun 12, 2019
Beth and Bill, so sorry to hear about your mom. I am so glad you all got to the family reunion in WV where I got to spend a little time with her. She was so much older than me and having lived in Indiana, I just really never knew her very well. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda Broady Dooley
Jun 12, 2019
Thinking of all ur family. God be with you all at this time. My brother Dick was friends with Gary and I remember all of your family. Sorry about your lose, We lived at 1128 Mullberry
Rebecca Zody
Jun 11, 2019
I am cousin back the line. We have run into each other a few times over the years as I too am in healthcare. You were always very cordial to me. Bless you for all the kindness and care you have given over all these years.
Brenda Britton
Jun 11, 2019
Dr Zody was very special to my family. I started seeing her during her internship and stayed with her until she parted ways with the Family Practice Center. She delivered all of my children and also shared a Birthday with my son. He arrived unexpectedly 8 weeks early and her children were waiting for her at the hospital to take her to dinner on that day in 1994. So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers to the family! 😥❤️🙏