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Carla Karola Alcorn

August 8, 1949 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 68)

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Carla Karola Alcorn, loving mother, U.S. Army military wife, and 23 year resident of the Monterey Bay area passed away on January 18, 2018 in Walnut Creek, California. Originally from Mainz, Germany, Carla was the daughter of Otti Fuchs, a talented Opera singer and nurse.

As an adult Carla studied Hospitality Management in Bad Kreuznach, Germany and later managed several different guest service departments in Germany and across the U.S. Her talent for interior design was also showcased in numerous hotel grand openings she participated in throughout her career.


Carla dedicated her life to helping people from all walks of life. She hired and mentored recovering addicts, victims of domestic violence, burn victims, even troubled former professional football players.

Meeting her favorite actor Clint Eastwood while working for the Doubletree Hotel Monterey in the late 1990's was another highlight of her career. Carla enjoyed traveling the world with her daughter, Michelle and spending time with their cat Smokey. Carla loved animals and would want to be remembered for her generosity. She truly cared for people and would give the shirt off her back to anyone in need. 

Carla is survived by her daughter, Michelle Alcorn; her son Jürgen Fuchs; her brothers, Jürgen Paul Fuchs and Helmut Fuchs; her sister Gabriele Susanne Fuchs; and brother-in-law, Enoch Simpson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Michael Alcorn; her mother-in-law, Josephine Hunt Alcorn; her father-in-law James Edward Alcorn; and her brother-in-law James Earl Alcorn.

The Memorial Dinner will be 6:00 pm, Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Lalla Oceanside Grill, 654 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940.

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 Service Information

Memorial Dinner
April 7, 2018

6:00 PM
Lalla Oceanside Grill
654 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

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