Carolyn Roppel Linebach

Carolyn Roppel Linebach, born on April 21, 1929; died August 21, 2018, at her home. She was a native of Louisville and worked for over 30 years at The Red Barn Mall in antique and craft sales. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Linebach, Jr.; parents, Edward J. Roppel, Sr. and Caroline M. Denkler; brothers, Edward, Jerome and Cletus Roppel; and sister, Helen Young. She is survived by two daughters, Nancy E. Sutherland and Sandra E. Harbin both of Louisville; a son, Very Rev. Martin A. Linebach of Elizabethtown; two grandchildren, Sarah Seebold and Nicholas Harbin and two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Virgil and John Roppel; and a sister, Rita Steedly all of Louisville. A Funeral/Memorial Mass will occur at Saint James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on Saturday, September 8 at 11:00am. Visitation and lunch will follow in Batcheldor Hall on the Parish campus. Mrs. Linebach bequeathed her body to the University of Louisville School of Medical Sciences for research purposes. Memorial gifts can be made to The Saint James Catholic Church Blessed Mother Statue Fund or to Saint James Catholic School Tuition/Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be expressed online at



Saturday, September 8, 2018 starting at 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church