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Thomas Vassar

July 13, 1942 - December 8, 2016

Thomas K. Vassar, age 74, of Franklin, Indiana passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. Survivors include his wife Nancy L. (Swan) of Franklin, two daughters Tammie (Matthew) Vassar Stauss of Winston Salem, NC., and Megan(Barry) Vassar Osborne of Franklin, IN., two grandchildren Madelyn Osborne and Caroline Osborne, a third grandchild, Crosby Thomas...
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Michael Shoemaker

July 8, 1971 - December 7, 2016

Michael (Mike) P. Shoemaker, age 45, of Cedar Lake, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 after a nine month battle with stomach cancer. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Barbara; two daughters, Ashley (Austin) Suprenant and Cheyanne Shoemaker, who is expecting Mike's first grandchild, Rylynn Michael; father and step-mother, Robert and Galia Shoemaker; mother Vikki Hartle; brother, Ben ...
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Theresa Biscuso

September 6, 1925 - November 30, 2016

Theresa Biscuso, age 91, of Cedar Lake passed away on November 30, 2016. She is survived by her children, Mark (Mary) Biscuso, Annette (David) Biever and Jennie (Tom) Perrin; grandchildren, Autumn, Beth, Genevieve, Tim, and Dominic; sister-in law, Gloria Biscuso and several nieces and nephews. Theresa is preceded in death by her husband, Albert. Friends may greet the family on Sunday,...
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Joseph Lopez, Jr

April 26, 1928 - November 30, 2016

Joseph M. Lopez, Jr., age 88, of Crown Point, passed away on November 30, 2016. He is survived by his daughters, Linda Ostrowski and Kathleen (John) Antosch; grandchildren, Rhonda Simmons and Ronald Whittingham; great-grandchildren, Nicole Travis and Sami Chesterfield; great-great grandson, David Kowalski; sister, Vita Rios. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Frances and son, Joseph...
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Jack Marsh

May 26, 1932 - November 30, 2016

Jack Marsh, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was born on May 26, 1932 to William and Victoria Marsh in Horse Cave, Kentucky. He grew up in Fordsville, Kentucky as one of 8 children. Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He is survived by his son Leroy (Jamie) Marsh, daughter Twila Marsh, grandson Christopher...
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Robert J. Kalemba

June 15, 1940 - November 28, 2016

Robert J. Kalemba, age 76, of Lowell passed away November 28, 2016. He is survived by his cousin, Charlotte Becker, godson, Mark Mysliwiec, and loving "nephews" Shawn, Mason, Brett and Trace Burdan. Visitation will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 3 pm to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.) Cedar Lake, IN 46303. A Mass of Christian...
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Mary Lipka

January 1, 1918 - November 21, 2016

Mary Lipka (nee Kolodziej), 98, of Cedar Lake and formerly of East Chicago passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 21, 2016. She is survived by daughters Linda (Leon) Ruiz and Fran (Scott Anderson) Hobson; grandchildren Tom (Jackie) Ruiz, Heather Hobson, Jason Ruiz (Juan Albarracin); great-granddaughters Marianna and Cassie Ruiz; special sister, Florence Liss; sister-in-law...
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Robert Keilman

May 1, 1934 - November 16, 2016

Robert W. Keilman, age 82, a life-long resident of Lake County, IN passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Charlette (nee Rutkowske); children, Pete (Tammy) Keilman and Kathryn (Victor) Cardenas; 5 grandchildren, Zachary and Hunter Keilman, and Lewis, Reina and Emerson Cardenas; siblings, Rose, Michael, Al (Mary), Mary Keilman, and Pat Wirtz; sisters-in-law,...
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Seigle "Tootsie" Marsh

August 31, 1932 - November 13, 2016

Seigle "Tootsie" Marsh passed away, at age 84, on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Tootsie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. She is survived by her loving husband, of 67 years, Jack; son, Leroy (Jamie) Marsh; daughter, Twila Marsh; grandson, Christopher Marsh; great-grandson, Patrick Ryan Marsh; great-granddaughter, Serena Elaine Marsh; many nieces and...
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Dennis Williams

August 4, 1941 - November 10, 2016

Dennis L. Williams, age 75, of Hammond passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Patricia; children, R. Scott (Lanice) Williams, Catherine (Scotty) Thompson, Steven D. Williams, and Caren (Joseph) Furdeck; Popeye to Nicholas (Jacqueline) and Cody Thompson, Coleman Williams, Chloe Williams, and Steven, Joseph, Anthony, and Jack Furdeck; 3 great...
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Patricia Carlin

May 5, 1955 - November 8, 2016

Patricia L. Carlin, 61, of Lowell, passed away November 8, 2016. She is survived by her sons, Ronnie Johnson, Donnie Johnson, and Brian Carlin; siblings, Michael Sulek, Joanne Cimino, Richard Scott, and Sandra Berg; nine grandchildren. Patricia is preceded in death by her brother, James Scott. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm at Burdan...
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Pauline G. McMillion

September 5, 1942 - November 7, 2016

Pauline G. McMillion, age 74, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, November 7, 2016. She is survived by her husband, of 60 years, Harold "Mac" McMillion; children, Harold (Beth), Colleen, Karen, and Chuck McMillion; 3 granddaughters, Amanda, Gwen, and Kimmy; 1 great-grandson, Xavier; and brother, William (Janet) Long III. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 10:00 am...
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David Carlson

July 4, 1942 - November 4, 2016

DAVID M. CARLSON GRIFFITH, IN David M. Carlson, 74, from Griffith, passed away November 4, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Georgene; children: Eric (Nicole) Carlson and Brigitte (David) Trace; grandchildren: Alexander, Christopher, John-Paul, and Gabriel; brother, Terry Carlson. David is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Laura Carlson. David retired from Smith Chevrolet as...
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Michelle Brown

March 22, 1985 - October 30, 2016


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Barbara Alexander

September 15, 1940 - October 27, 2016

Barbara Lynn Alexander (Crabb-Uphues), 76 years, formerly of South Holland, IL and Crown Point, IN passed away peacefully at Joliet Community Hospice in Joliet, IL on October 27, 2016. She was born on September 15, 1940 and was raised in Cedar Lake, IN where she joyfully spent her childhood days on the lake and on her grandparents farm in Lowell, IN. She is survived by her children, Gwen ...
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Ronald Kors

December 31, 1955 - October 25, 2016

Ronald J. Kors, 60, from Cedar Lake passed away October 25, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Vanessa; daughters, Amanda (Wally) Hoyhtya, Sarah (Justin) Ely, Kristina Kors, and Nicole Ruggeri; grandchildren, Naythan, Lexas, Camren, Landyn, and Cayden; mother, Patricia Kors; brothers, Edward (Carol) Dampf, Donald (Ally) Kors, Jr,. Glen Kors, Jef (Sharla) Kors. Preceded in death by his...
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John Denney

March 13, 1962 - October 16, 2016

John E. Denney, 54, of Cedar Lake passed away on October 16, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Tina; children, Shawn Grauvogl and Elisabeth (Chris) Wilkins; granddaughter, Kaylee; sister, Sandra (late Jim) Holcomb; sister-in-law, Leslie (late Darrell) Denney; and several in-laws, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Mildred Denney and his brother. Friends may...
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Gordon L. Schultz

July 22, 1941 - October 11, 2016

Gordon Schultz, age 75, of Fowler, IN, formerly of Crown Point, passed away October 11, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nettie; children, Herbert (Bridgette) Kilpatrick, Bill (Hiroko) Schultz, Ed (Teri) Schultz, Velda (Ricky) McCuiston, Dan (Kim) Schultz, Donna (John) Niewiadomski; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Carol Quigley; and numerous nieces and...
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Donald S. Kwiatkowski, Sr.

October 14, 1938 - October 10, 2016

Donald S. Kwiatkowski, Sr., age 77, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, October 10, 2016. He is survived by his son, Donald S. Kwiatkowski, Jr.; grandchildren, Donald S. Kwiatkowski III and Hannah J. Kwiatkowski; and sister, Margaret J. Alexander. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 &...
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Herbert J. Kleine

October 31, 1927 - September 28, 2016

Herbert J. Kleine, age 88, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He is survived by his children, Jane (Denny) Lionberger, Diane (Mike) Granger, and David (Nancy) Kleine; 5 grandchildren, Amy (Rich) Lucka, Chris (Brittany) Granger, Ashley (Mike) Haverstock, Janny and Greg Kleine; great-grandchildren, Grace and Abby. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rosemary. Friends...
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Kenneth Mager

January 5, 1941 - September 18, 2016

Kenneth William Mager, age 75 of Winchester, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Gary, Indiana on January 5, 1941 to the late Joseph and Edna Mager. Kenneth served his country in the United States Marines before becoming a Supervisor at Gliden SCM Metals. He loved fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is...
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Norma Stanfield

July 31, 1930 - August 30, 2016

Norma Stanfield, 86, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 30, 2016. She is survived by her daughters, Shelia (Earl) Schofield and Lisa (Scott) Carter; grandchildren, Bob and Cody and great grandchildren, Amanda and Tommy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Stanfield son, Bill Stanfield, and grandson, Shawn. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, September 1, 2016, from 10 am to...
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Karen Kennedy-DeBord

September 21, 1961 - August 25, 2016

Karen M. Kennedy-DeBord, 54, of Cedar Lake, passed away on August 25, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband of 14 years, Donald DeBord; sons, Julian Powers and Caleb DeBord; parents, Wayne and Shirley Kennedy; and sister, Erin (Michael Jay) Kennedy. Friends may greet the family on Monday, August 29, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 12718 Marshall Street...
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William J. Smith

August 16, 1946 - August 17, 2016

William J. Smith, 70, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 17, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Marcia; daughters, Lori Snow, Buffy (William) Ebert, Stephanie Bibakis, and Rebecca (Bryon) Lapkovitch; grandchildren, Casey, Nick, Austin, and Chloe; sister, Patricia Heber and brother Ed (Cathy) Smith; niece Amanda Potchin. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and...
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William Anderson

March 30, 1928 - August 13, 2016

William L. Anderson, age 88, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. He is survived by his son, Scott (Tracy); grandsons, Nathan and Blake; and special companion, Therese Konopasek. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Elmyra; sister, Betty Phelps; and 2 brothers. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home...
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Donald L. Hickok

February 28, 1936 - August 4, 2016

Donald L. Hickok, 80, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 4, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Yvonne; children, Deborah (William) Smith, Patricia (William) Terek, Ronald Hickok, and Scott (Ralph Dogan) Hickok; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Lucille Hickok and brother Allen Hickok. Friends may greet...
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Jean Ramirez

July 12, 1969 - July 26, 2016

Jean Ramirez, 47, of Griffith passed away suddenly early Tuesday morning, July 26. She is survived and remembered by her four daughters: Jessica Ramirez(25), Amber Ramirez (22), Ashley Ramirez (21), and Paige Ramirez (17) and her twin sister, Janet Austgen (47), all of the Northwest Indiana Region. Friends may greet the family from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Burdan...
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John R. Stoltenberg

September 2, 1958 - July 22, 2016

John R. Stoltenberg, age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, July 22, 2016. He is survived by his sister, Kandi Pigg; niece, Jackie (J.J.) Calarie; nephews, John Roger Stoltenberg and Rayburn (Cassidy) Pigg; sister-in-law, Lynda Stoltenberg; and friend, Wendy Lambert. Preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 brother, and 1 brother-in-law. A celebration of John's life will be held Saturday,...
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Michael Ray "Dink" Drinski

June 3, 1957 - July 17, 2016

Michael Ray "Dink" Drinski, age 59, passed away at his residence in Demotte, Indiana on Sunday July 17, 2016. Michael, the youngest child of Ralph Drinski and Nila (nee Hanley) Ball, was born June 3, 1957 in Gary, Indiana and lived in Lowell for the majority of his life. He was a graduate of Lowell Senior High School in 1976 and primarily worked for the Lowell Waste Water Treatment facility....
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Jolene Hillebold

May 3, 1929 - July 17, 2016

Jolene C. Hillebold, age 87, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Lynne (Virgil) Shepherd; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert; children, Kathryn Mangini, Matthew and Mark Hillebold; one brother; and one sister. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. till 1:00...
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Suzette Burdik

November 25, 1945 - July 14, 2016

Suzette Budrik (Roland) has gone to be with her Lord Jesus on July 14, 2016. She is survived by her husband Randy Budrik, son Erik Roland, and daughter Christina Webb. Suzette was a grandmother to 6 and great-grandmother to 4 wonderful children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and Lewis Rue. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan...
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John E. Blink

March 30, 1936 - July 10, 2016

John E. Blink, age 80, of Lowell passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 10, 2016 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen; children, John Charles (Victoria), Joseph, Carrie (John) Drew, and Michael (Raeann); 4 grandchildren, Chantel, Scott, Joseph, and Shelby; 9 great-grandchildren; and sister, Beverly (Harv) Vander Vliet. Preceded in death by his parents;...
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Daniel A. Longacre

January 22, 1944 - July 1, 2016

Daniel A. Longacre, age 72, of Cedar Lake passed away July 1, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Judith A. Mihalic-Longacre; son, Timothy (Shellie) Longacre, grandchild, Leia; daughter, Wendy (Dan) Ciszar, grandchildren, Drew, Tyler, and Annalie; daughter, Tamara (Chris) Michalak, grandchildren, Sebastian Widing and Hayden Michalak; daughter, Robin (late Daniel, Sr.) Beardsley;...
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Marie Govert

May 26, 1931 - July 1, 2016

Phylis Marie Govert (nee Seberger), age 85, of Cedar Lake, formerly of Schererville and Griffith was called home to be reunited in heaven with her husband of 63 years, Ed Govert on Friday, July 1, 2016. She is survived by eight children; Carey (Margaret) Govert, Guy (Nancy) Govert, Brent (Cindy) Govert, Dana (Bob), Neal Govert, Kent (Lori) Govert, Dawn (Rick) Orel, and Brad Govert; as well as 16...
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Ramona Keiser

April 1, 1945 - June 28, 2016

Ramona Keiser, age 71, of Lowell passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband, James "Commish" Keiser; son, Jeremy Allen; 4 grandchildren, Hannah, Courtney, Tyson, and Zachary; and sister, Maria (Carlos) Diaz. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 2 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A...
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Wanda "Mickey" DeWitt

February 9, 1922 - June 26, 2016

Wanda L. "Mickey" DeWitt, 94, of Cedar Lake, passed away June 26, 2016. She is survived by her sons: Dale (Karen) DeWitt and Don (Karen) DeWitt; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and sister, Marlene Keilman. Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Richard DeWitt, her daughter, Linda Foreman, nine brothers and two sisters. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, June...
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Troy M. Govert

April 24, 1987 - June 17, 2016

Troy M. Govert, age 29, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016. He is survived by his mother, Deb Govert; brothers, Dan (Lyndee) Govert and Kyle (Nicole) Govert; nephew, Dylan Govert; grandparents, Bill and Kathy Quint and Marie Govert; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his father, Kurt. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 2 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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Dolores J. Woodburn

January 2, 1932 - June 9, 2016

Dolores J. Woodburn, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Barb (Mark) LaPorte and Patti (Dave) Chorba; son, Don (Julie) Woodburn, Jr.; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer, Dan, Mandi, and Alexis; 8 great grandchildren; brother, Ken (Aurelia) Foster; sister, Judy (late Richard) Havran; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her...
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Fredrick W. Holloway

January 8, 1925 - June 9, 2016

Fredrick W. Holloway, age 91, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Susan (Joe) Laird; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma; 2 sons, Tobey and Freddie; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, June 13, 2016 from 3 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of...
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William L. Cherbak

January 8, 1956 - June 9, 2016

William L. Cherbak, age 60, of Crown Point passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2016. He is survived by his siblings, Ernest (Bernice) Cherbak, John (Janet) Cherbak, Andrea (Bob) Balcerak, Edward Cherbak, and Jean (Curt) Meyers; sister-in-law, Rhonda Cherbak. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest M. and Winifred Pearl Cherbak; and siblings, Michael J., Emeric, Louis, Derrick M.,...
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Dana L. Hinson

September 27, 1956 - June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016 God called another angel home. Dana L. Hinson, 59, of Lowell, IN passed peacefully in his sleep. He was a loving husband of 30 years to Dorothy (Taylor) Hinson, loving father to Damon Hinson of KY, Jessica (Joshua) Tippy of Griffith, IN. and Brandon Hinson of DeMotte, IN. He was a devoted Papa to Savannah and Jamison of KY, Nathaniel, Jaxson, and Ryleigh Hinson of Lowell, IN,...
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John "Bullets" Brannon

May 19, 1956 - June 7, 2016

John Robert Brannon was born May 19, 1956 as the second of three sons to Robert and Joan Brannon in Gary, IN. John passed away at home surrounded by his family on June 7, 2016. A man of exceptional skill, John was adored by all who knew him for his tender and caring demeanor. A very humble and faithful man, he showed us all how to love thy neighbor as thyself. He joins his mother and father...
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Dirk J. Scheeringa

March 23, 1925 - May 23, 2016

Dirk J. Scheeringa, age 91, of Star City formerly of South Holland, IL and Highland, IN passed away Monday, May 23, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, of 66 years, Joanne; children, Judith (Richard) Grocha, Richard (Karen) Scheeringa, Gloria (Jeff) Hendriks, and John (Jennifer) Scheeringa; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Betty), Don (Barb), and Jerry Scheeringa...
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Jeanette M. LeTourneau

August 19, 1948 - May 21, 2016

Jeanette M. LeTourneau, age 67, of Lake Village earned her angel wings on Saturday morning, May 21, 2016 after a hard fought battle with cancer. She is survived by her brother, Richard S. (Monica) LeTourneau; and daughter, Stefanie (Art Martin) LeTourneau. Preceded in death by her parents, Richard A. and Ann LeTourneau; and son, Joseph LeTourneau. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday,...
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William E. Thomas

June 2, 1959 - May 19, 2016

William E. Thomas, age 56, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016. He is survived by his son, Jeremy (Sarah) Thomas; grandchildren, Kara, Josh, and Emma; brothers, Eddie and Paul (Leslie) Thomas; step-brother, James (Debbie) Thomas; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Linnie. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, May 23, 2016 from 3 to 8 pm at...
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Catherine Parat

January 5, 1918 - May 5, 2016

Catherine M. Parat, 98, of Cedar Lake passed away May 5, 2016. She is survived by her children, Dorothy (Raymond) Setmayer, Richard Parat, and Ronald Parat; grandchildren, Mark (Kathy), Scott (Jennifer), Joe, and Debra; great-grandchildren, Dustin, Alesha, and Spencer; sisters, Lorraine and Arlene. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, sister, Stella, and brother Bill. Friends may...
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June Alger

September 14, 1930 - April 22, 2016

June E. Alger (nee Davis-Gaffney), 85, of Valparaiso, formerly of Griffith, went home to her precious Savior on April 22, 2016. She is survived by her children, Larry Alger, Lonny (Valerie) Alger, and Beth (Ken) Puent; grandchildren; Abi (Wally), Bradley, Kirsten (Jack), Katelyn, Bill, Emily, Ethan, Phoebe, Paul and Sam; great-grandchildren, Austin, Kyia, Ayla, Jack and Katelyn; several nieces...
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Ann M. Bombich

July 13, 1914 - April 20, 2016

Ann M. Bombich, age 101, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Rob) VanDewoestine of Durham, North Carolina, Mary Joyce (late David) Frantz of Miamisburg, Ohio, and Lois (Tom) Jaques of Lafayette, Indiana; grandchildren, Jill VanDewoestine (Glenn Kohnke), Abigail, Nadine, Karen Cunningham (Brian), Ben, Allison, Avery, Jackie Jaques,...
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Robert Jones

August 23, 1963 - April 17, 2016

Robert W. Jones, age 52, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Daniel (Trina) Sullivan; sister, Kathy (Robert) Hirsch; 3 grandchildren, Colin, Eben, and Mackenzie. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 pm with Pastor...
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Adolph Niemeyer, Jr.

April 8, 1916 - April 11, 2016

Adolph H. Niemeyer, Jr, 100, passed away on April 11, 2016 at Lowell Healthcare Center. Adolph was a resident of Hanover Township since 1940. He is survived by his children, Donald (Yvonne) Niemeyer, Marsha L. (Robert) Weiss, and Richard (Marie) Niemeyer; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Clara Ranniger and Betty (Jack) Nomanson. He was preceded in death by his wife,...
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William "Bill" Altenhoff

September 5, 1951 - March 29, 2016

William "Bill" Altenhoff, 64, of Cedar Lake (formerly of Niles, Mi and Harvey, Il) passed away March 29, 2016. Bill is survived by his daughters, Angela (Sam) Antkiewicz and Cheri (Dan) McKeown; siblings, Mary (Jim) Swarthout , Linda (Tom) Fischer and Mike (Dorothy) Altenhoff; grandchildren, Brooke & Kylie Zieminski, Payton & Sienna Antkiewicz , Daniel, Connor & Colin McKeown; many cousins,...
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Connie Early

March 18, 1952 - March 17, 2016

Connie Early 63, of Cedar Lake Indiana passed away Thursday March 17th 2016. She is survived by her husband John (Jack) Early; children, Theron (Scott) Early, Tammy Early, and Douglas Early; grandson Justin Early; sisters Linda Fehil, Jackie Ryerson, and Georgette Warnock. Friends may greet the family on Monday, March 21, 2016 from 3-8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. (Corner of...
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Tiffanie Ehlin

September 8, 1992 - March 16, 2016

Tiffanie R. Ehlin, 23, of St. John passed away on March 16, 2016. She is survived by her loving parents, Ken and Jennifer Ehlin; caring brothers, Kenny, Andrew, and Joey; dear grandparents, Bob and Helen Krucek; and numerous devoted aunts, uncles and cousins. Tiffanie was preceded in death by her thoughtful grandparents; and faithful godmother and aunt, Jeannine White. Friends may greet the...
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Bruce Campbell

January 13, 1955 - March 9, 2016

Bruce A. Campbell, 61, of Cedar Lake, passed away March 9, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kathy; and his siblings and nieces and nephews. Bruce is preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Campbell. He also leaves his loving dog, Pepper. Friends ay greet the family on Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Avenue ...
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Eleanor Borger

December 13, 1922 - February 29, 2016

Eleanor Borger, 93, of Cedar Lake, passed away February 29, 2016. She is survived by her children, John (Verna) Borger of Canton, OH, Judy (Gary Rice) Smith of Elkridge, MD, and Steve (Amy Allen) Borger of Crown Point; grandchildren Karla Auyeung, Kristy Ensminger, Angela Branneman, and Michelle Medrano; seven great-geandchildren and one great-great grandson; brother, M.J. (Marilyn) Brown, and...
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Terisa Bishop

June 21, 1968 - February 24, 2016

Terisa Ann Bishop, 47, passed away suddenly on February 24, 2016 at Rush Hospital. Terisa is survived by her children, Alexis (Tony) Saucedo, Tiffany Levengood, Randy Levengood, Jr., and Katelyn Schaufebe; grandchildren, Maraya and Maya Krueger; mother, Brenda Bishop; siblings Shannon and Larry Bishop; nieces Riley and Taylor and nephew Christopher Bishop; along with several cousins. Friends...
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Norma Borem

September 2, 1937 - February 6, 2016

Norma Borem, 78, of Cedar Lake passed away February 6, 2016. She is survived by her siblings; William Goff, Roy (Carol) Goff, Robert (Evelyn) Goff, and Patti Roe; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Mildred Goff and her brother, Owen Goff, Jr. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m....
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Cecil Brownd

May 11, 1930 - February 4, 2016

Cecil C. Brownd, 85, of Cedar Lake, Indiana, passed away on February 4, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Hazel; son, Ron (Sandy) Brownd of Cedar Lake, IN; daughters, Gloria (Ken) Martindale, of Richmond Hills, GA; and Charlotte Brownd of South Bend, IN; nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; brother, William Brownd; and sisters, June McBride and Anne Phelps all...
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Raymond Radzinski

October 2, 1933 - January 27, 2016

Raymond Radzinski, 82, of Cedar Lake, passed away January 27, 2016. He is survived by his niece, Ann Marie Puch; nephew, Donald Martin; and several other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, and sisters. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m....
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George William Foote

October 17, 1944 - January 13, 2016

George William Foote, 71, passed away January 13, 2016. He is survived by his brother, Karl M. (Sue) Foote of Highland; his sister, Jahala DeMoulin of Decatur, IL; and several nieces and nephews and their children. George was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Ralph Foote and Hallie Marie (Morrison) Foote. Friends may greet the family on Monday, January 18, 2016 from 9:30 am until 11:00...
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LaWanda Mae Canner

March 6, 1931 - January 7, 2016

LaWanda Mae Canner, age 84, passed away January 7, 2016. She is survived by her daughters, Patti (David) Breitenstine, Conni (Monte) Davis, Vicki (David) Mensing, Penni (Jason) Exton, and Lori (Bill) Maleckar; 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandson. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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Paul J. Patton

September 11, 1958 - December 31, 2015

Paul J. Patton, age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Beverly Patton; siblings, Debra (Leon) Stringer, Randy (Vicky) Patton, and Beth (Steve) Bjerke; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Patton, Jr. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2016 from 4 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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Robert M. Pigg

December 30, 1960 - December 28, 2015

Robert M. Pigg, age 54, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, December 28, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Kandi; son, Rayburn (Cassidy) Pigg; granddaughter, Rachel Ann Pigg; sisters, Linda Rae and Karen Stevens; niece, Jackie (J.J.) Calarie; and nephews, John Roger Stoltenberg and Clayton Stevens. A celebration of Bob's life will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 from 3 to 8 pm at...
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Isaac Thurman Oliver

October 7, 1934 - December 27, 2015

Isaac Thurman Oliver, age 81, of Crown Point, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by three daughters, Ella (Don) Scaggs, Lisa (Marcus) Raines, and Karen (Deb) Oliver-Raikes; grandchildren, Donnie (Kristeen) Scaggs III, Dustin Scaggs, Alicia Rose and Michael D. Obermeyer, Gavin and Declan Oliver-Raikes; great grandchildren, Jacob and Matthew Scaggs...
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Tanner Yepsen

July 17, 1997 - December 17, 2015

Tanner Yepsen, 18, of Crown Point passed away December 17, 2015. He is survived by his loving parents, Keith and Lynette Yepsen of Crown Point, and bother, Nathan Yepsen of Dyer. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Avenue (corner of 129th Ave. and US 41) Cedar Lake IN 46303. A service of memorial for Tanner...
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Euby J. Gandy

December 14, 1933 - December 11, 2015

Euby J. Gandy, 81, of Crown Point passed away December 11, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Nancy; children, Regina Shoemaker, James (Denise) Gandy, Daniel (Debby) Gandy, and Michelle (David) Derr; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brother, William (Madeline) Gandy; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may greet the family on Monday, December 14, 2015 from...
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Eugene T. Rumas, D.D.S.

November 15, 1931 - November 30, 2015

Eugene "Doc" Rumas, age 84, of Schererville (formerly of Cedar Lake), passed away November 30, 2015. He is survived by his children: Kathleen (Anthony) Elrod of Mooresville, IN, David (Anna) Rumas of Munster, and Christine (Daniel) Neal of Dyer; grandchildren, Theresa (Ryan) Kemper, Cassandra Neal, Cindy and Renee Rumas; and sister, Dorothy (late Walter) Wysocki. Eugene is preceded in death by...
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Donald H. Weaver

October 9, 1949 - November 29, 2015

Donald H. Weaver, age 66, of Crown Point, Indiana, passed away on November 29, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Don was a loving husband, father and friend and was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Peggy L. (nee Forsythe) Weaver and his parents. He is survived by his sons, Donald W. (Cindy) Weaver of Shelbyville, IN, and James R. (Jenny Sowa) Weaver of Portage, IN; by his...
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Corinne F. Rhein

March 14, 1933 - November 24, 2015

Corinne F. Rhein, 82, of Cedar Lake passed away on November 24, 2015. She is survived by her loving son, Patrick (Kristina) Rhein, brother George Slupczynski, and beloved granddaughter, Casey Saulsgiver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Rhein, infant daughter, Patricia, and brothers Casmir, John, and Nick Slupczynski. Visitation will take place on Friday, November 27, 2015...
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Michael Artibey

October 3, 1944 - November 21, 2015

Michael A. Artibey, age 71, of Kouts passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 21, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Dianna; daughter, Kristina Marie Artibey; sister, Donna Gannon; step-chidren, Michael, Jerry, Roger, and Michelle Lee; beloved grandson, Joseph Kathcart; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Michael; his parents, and 11 brothers and...
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Connie J. Truman

July 9, 1961 - November 16, 2015

Connie J. Truman, age 54, of Crown Point passed away November 16, 2015. She is survived by her beloved family; daughter, Megan (Brian) Popiela and her grandchildren; father, John "Jack" Horn; sister, Kathy Horn. Preceded in death by her husband, Ed Truman; and mother, Donna Horn. A gathering of friends and family will be held Monday, November 30, 2015 from 3 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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James Lameka

February 26, 1930 - November 16, 2015

James Lameka, age 85, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, November 16, 2015. James is survived by son, James Edward (Donna) Lameka and daughter, Carol Andersen; 3 grandchildren, Tyler (Kristen Hughes) Andersen, Nicholas and Jennifer Lameka; and 2 great-grandchildren, Connor and Carter Andersen. Predeceased by wife, Jeannie Smith – Lameka; brothers, John and Walter; and sisters, Ann and Mildred. ...
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Josephine Lunsford

October 4, 1925 - November 12, 2015

Josephine V. Lunsford, 90, of Cedar Lake, passed away November 12, 2015. She is survived by her loving daughters: Chris (Brian) Flanagan and Pamela (Eric) Richardson; sisters, Eleanor (late Rob) Peorio, Marlene (late Jack) Chodor, and Gloria (nee) Malito; brother Bob (Dottie) Malito; grandchildren, Tommy, Nick, A.J., Alexis, Stephanie, Gregory, Brittany, Nathan, Benjamin and Timmy. Preceded in...
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Margaret Ann Corie

November 29, 1952 - November 9, 2015

Margaret Ann Corie (nee Pinnegar), 62, of Lowell, passed away November 9, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Kevin; son Joshua (Maegan) Corie of Wheatfield; granddaughter, Rosalyn; sisters, Greta Pinnegar, Susan (Keith Scott) Shuttz; sister-in-law, Shawna (Marvin) Lamar; brother-in-law James Barnard; and several nieces and nephews. Ann was preceded in death by her mother, Lois...
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Evelyn Santerior

March 6, 1955 - October 27, 2015

Evelyn A. Santerior, 60, of St. John, passed away October 27, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, David; sons, Jason (Hannah) Celorio of Wheatfield, and Anthony (Robin) Celorio of Grand Junction, CO; grandchildren, Anthony, Casey, Aubrey, Jason and Autumn; father, Lester Gardner; brothers, Robert Gardner, Edward (Debbie) Gardner; and several nieces and nephews. Friends...
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Geraldine Kortokrax

July 14, 1923 - October 25, 2015

Geraldine H. Kortokrax, 92, of Cedar Lake, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Wittenberg Village in Crown Point. Geraldine is survived by her sons; Kris Kortokrax, Charles L. (Bonny) Kortokrax and William (Barbara) Kortokrax; eleven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Anna; brother, Richard; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles;...
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Joseph Leep

February 25, 1966 - October 21, 2015

Joseph E. Leep, 49, of Cedar Lake passed away October 21, 2015. He is survived by his devoted mother, Patsy Leep of Cedar Lake; loving sister, Gail (Dennis) Hengeveld; and nephews Max and Bodhi Hengeveld of San Carlos, CA. Preceded in death by his father, Arnold "Arney" Leep. Friends may greet the family on Monday, October 26, 2015, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Edna Mager

March 11, 1919 - October 16, 2015

Edna M. Mager, age 96, of Cedar Lake, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015. She is survived by her children, Carol Jean Tate of Crown Point, IN, Ken (Kathleen) Mager of Winchester, TN, and Ronald (Catherine) Mager of Tiskilwa, IL; grandchildren, Michael (Jody) Tate, Paul (Heather) Tate, Barbara (Allan) Jackson, Kristine (Todd) Nowicki, Kelly (Jay) Chambers, and Hank (Joey) Mager; 14 great...
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Dorris Dodie Nolan

May 9, 1942 - October 15, 2015

Dorris "Dodie" Nolan, 73, of St. John, passed away October 15, 2015. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 50 years, Dan Nolan; children, David (Kris) Nolan, Laura (Jim) Tye, Harold (LuAnn) Cohn, Danielle (Ralph) Brown, Pam (Stan) Trim, Steve (Maria) Nolan, Joe (Deb) Nolan; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Marjorie Corbett; and numerous nieces, nephews,...
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Frank D. Armstrong

April 30, 1953 - October 11, 2015

Frank D. Armstrong, 62, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015. He was born on April 30, 1953 in Centerville, Iowa. He is survived by his sons; Steven (Bernice) Hyatte and Scott (Suzanne) Armstrong; sister Becky (Donnie) Hugg; six grandchildren; four nieces; and two nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Jane L. Armstrong; parents, Harry and Maxine Armstrong; and brothers, Craig,...
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George Wesley Mackey

June 17, 1927 - October 10, 2015

George Wesley Mackey, 88, of Lowell and Cedar Lake, IN passed away at home after a short illness, surrounded by family members on October 10, 2015. George is survived by his three daughters, Rose Tarr, Sharon Lamp, and Karen Mackey; four grandchildren, Daphne, Eva, Florence, and Crystal; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and many loving nephews, nieces, family members, and friends...
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Larry "Red Cap" Hardin

March 2, 1954 - October 8, 2015

Larry "Red Cap" Hardin, 61, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015. He is survived by his loving daughter, Eboni (Kevin) Choate of Lowell and his grandchildren, Cheyenna, Peyton and Zakk Choate. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2 pm to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, IN 46303. Larry was formerly employed at Globe...
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Janice Kretz

April 11, 1946 - October 6, 2015

Janice M. Kretz, age 69, of Cedar Lake passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Tomara) Kretz, Tricia Kretz, and Tony (Nicole) Kretz; grandchildren, Grey, John, Sydney, Cody, Jake, Ainsley, and Paige. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Kretz; daughter, Terri; and son, Todd. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, October 9, 2015 from 11...
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Julia Sloboda

July 4, 1925 - September 29, 2015

Julia M. Sloboda, age 90, of Munster passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015. She is survived by her loving children, Suzanne (Dennis) Kaegebein of Schererville and Frank Sloboda, Jr. of Munster; grandson, George Goodmun, Jr.; sister, Ann Slusser of Schererville; brother, Steve (Edith) Gerka of Hammond; She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank N. Sloboda, Sr.; and her parents, Stephen and...
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Owen J. Goff

August 22, 1936 - September 27, 2015

Owen J. Goff, 79, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Joan; children; Lawrence (Kathleen Csikos) Goff, Stephen J. (Denise Ploetz) Goff, Joan Marie (Scott Caldwell), Bryon M. (Janet) Goff, and Bernadine (Michael) Stanek; 16 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Evelyn) Goff, William Goff, Roy (Carol) Goff, and...
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Mary Lou Stoltenberg

July 26, 1936 - September 18, 2015

Mary Lou Stoltenberg, age 79, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, September 18, 2015. She is survived by her children, John Stoltenberg and Kandi (Robert) Pigg; daughter-in-law, Lynda Stoltenberg; grandchildren, Jackie (J.J.) Calarie, John Roger Stoltenberg, and Rayburn (Cassidy) Pigg; great-grandchildren, Lillian Grace Calarie and Rachel Ann Pigg. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E...
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Robert Bobby Hardy, Jr

February 24, 1977 - September 14, 2015

Robert Lee Hardy, Jr., 38, of Cedar Lake passed away September 14, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Betty Hardy; his fiancée, Jonelle Nieland ; his children, Amber Plonka and Colin and Caleb Hardy; sister Dana (Lance) Summers; brother, David (Stephanie) Hardy; nephews, Gavin and Garrett; and nieces, Nadine, and Amelia. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, September 20,...
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Linnie Frankenberger

July 1, 1940 - September 12, 2015

Linnie E. Frankenberger, age 75, of Cedar Lake, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2015. She is survived by her children; William Thomas, Eddie Thomas, and Paul (Leslie) Thomas; step-children, Steve Frankenberger, Diane Mason, and James (Debbie) Thomas; her brother, Lawrence (Savannah) Garrett; sister, Shirley Dukes; sixteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and...
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Paul Fischer

September 3, 1947 - September 8, 2015

Paul William Fischer, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 after a long battle with early onset Alzheimer's disease. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Lynne Fischer (nee Patz); and his sister, Barbara Fischer Partagas, of Miami, Florida. Paul was preceded in death by his sons, Paul and Ryan; his parents; and his nephew. Funeral services will be held on Saturday,...
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Dennis "Denny" Palmer

August 31, 1944 - September 3, 2015

Dennis Patrick Palmer, 71, of Cedar Lake, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Munster Community Hospital after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jean Palmer; his daughters, Shelley (Paul) Armstrong of Alexandria, VA; Stacey Stasko of St. John; Jennifer (Garnett) Kirk of Cedar Lake; four grandchildren, Sienna and Rylie Armstrong; Ashton and Makenna Stasko; siblings...
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Edward R. Austgen

August 14, 1959 - September 1, 2015

Edward R. Austgen, age 56, of Cedar Lake, Indiana passed away September 1, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Mercedes; children, Brent and Morgan; mother, Doris; and siblings, David, Deborah, Barbara, Mary Catherine, and Patricia all of Cedar Lake. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, September 6, 2015 from 1 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home...
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Annette J. Jaskolski

August 24, 1943 - August 12, 2015

Annette J. Jaskolski, age 71, of Cedar Lake, formerly of St. John, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 12, 2015. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of51 years, Edward J. Jaskolski, Jr.; sons, Michael, Ronald (Erika), and Donald "Sammy" Jaskolski; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brother, David Tavarczky; and sister, Susan Tavarczky. She was preceded in death by her...
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Phyllis C. Troy

September 3, 1940 - August 11, 2015

Phyllis Clare Troy, age 74, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Kenneth R. Troy, Sr.; her loving children, Kenneth R. (Sue) Troy, Jr. of Rensselaer, William (Cindy) Troy of Lowell, and Karla (Charles) Besson of Mt. Grove, MO; 4 loving grandchildren; brother, Lucian (Mary) Schreiber of Peru, IL; sister-in-law, Beverly Schreiber;...
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Robert "Buzzy" Dalton

July 21, 1953 - July 31, 2015

Robert L. Dalton, age 62, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, July 31, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret; children, Robert Dalton Jr, Scott Dalton, Shawn Dalton, Howard Adkins, Bradley (Bambi) Adkins, and Chris Peralta; 10 grandchildren; brother, William (Nancy) Dalton; and uncle, Fred (Maureen) Howes. Preceded in death by his brother, Clifford. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Gerald Sheldon McCullough

October 22, 1943 - July 10, 2015

Gerald Sheldon McCullough passed away on July 10, 2015 at the age of 74. He was born in Hammond, Indiana to Irene (Walls) and Raymond McCullough. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, two siblings, and Ruthie his beloved. He is survived by his daughter Doris Ann (Jim) Kelly; his four grandchildren: James (Amanda) Kelly II, Phylicia (James) Barth, Victoria (Matthew) Clemans, and...
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George H. Homer, Jr.

October 19, 1957 - July 10, 2015

George H. Homer, Jr., age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away at his residence July 10, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Lisa; George was a devoted father to George Homer III, and daughters, Mindy Jillson and Melissa Beach; and proud grandfather to Braiden and Christian. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 12-4 p.m. at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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John Stimach

February 8, 1937 - June 27, 2015

John Stimach, age 78, of Dyer passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. He is survived by his children, Edward (Karen) Stimach, Phil (Karen) Stimach, and Andy Stimach; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and sister, Sue Tennant. Preceded in death by his wife, Sandy. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, July 13, 2015 from 5 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 &...
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Kyle D. Peters

September 1, 1983 - June 23, 2015

Kyle D. Peters, age 31, of Valparaiso, IN passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Sonny and Donnis Peters of Crown Point; sister, Carly (Brett) Martin of Plainfeild, IL; nieces, Emily, Avery, Elyse, and Mallory; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and his pet, Fiddle. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Petrea Mainard and Henry and Masako Peters. ...
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Merry D. Poole

October 28, 1946 - June 22, 2015

Merry D. Poole, age 68, of Cedar Lake passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015. Loving mother of Kathleen (Shawn) French, Jennifer (Dave) Menig, and Michele (Freddy) Burke; adoring grandmother of 7 grandchildren; survived by her siblings, Robert (Ruth) Poole, Charles (Sunday) Poole, and Nancy (Skip) Etscheid; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Naomi Poole; and...
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Cyril M. Kusbel

April 5, 1932 - June 22, 2015

Cyril M. Kusbel, age 83, of Cedar Lake, formerly of Whiting passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 after a tough fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Lasea; daughter, Linda Brown; sisters, Mary Haltek and Irene Bozek; and brother, Frank Kusbel. He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene; and 2 brothers. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 3 to 8...
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