Celebrity Obituaries

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Dolores L. Lapota

April 30, 1923 - January 17, 2018

Dolores Lapota (nee Bocian), 94, of Crown Point, IN, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2018. She is survived by eight children, Ellen (Tom) Marshall, Debbie (Dan) LoCascio, Joyce (Rick) Pietrzak, Joe (Diane) Lapota, Mike (Ellen Jo) Lapota, Gail (Tony) Molinaro, Tom (Kris) Lapota and Tracey (Vernon) Beigay; as well as two sisters, Colette Buis and Alice (Bob) Stake. Dolores leaves behind 13...
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Kurt S. Falkenberg

October 20, 1981 - January 11, 2018

Kurt S. Falkenberg, age 36, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Jan. 11, 2018. Kurt was the first born son of Steve and Dorothy Falkenberg. He is survived by his parents; grandma Lela Martin; son Kolton; daughter Karina; sister Wendy; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. (Corner of...
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Robert D. Schaafsma

July 20, 1948 - January 11, 2018

Sgt. Robert Schaafsma, age 69, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Born into this world and preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Martha, and his older brother, Michael ("Butchie"). He will be remembered by Sharon, his loving wife of 25 years; his children, Kim (Wally) Ruth, Matthew (Kim) Nadler, David (Amanda) Dahlberg, and Melissa ...
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James Francis Todd, Jr.

December 15, 1985 - January 11, 2018

James Francis Todd Jr. ("Jimmy,") age 32, of Cedar Lake, IN passed away suddenly on Jan. 11, 2018. Jimmy was the first born son of James F. and Tammy S. (Briggs) Todd. He is survived by his parents; wife of 4 years, Sandra Dombrowski; daughter Alivia Todd; step-son Quintin Dombrowski; sister Lindsey (Jason) Zaideman; brother Joseph (Shalondrea) Todd; niece Tessa Zaideman; nephew Zain Todd; and...
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Marcella Thiel

October 8, 1945 - December 22, 2017

Marcella Thiel, age 72, of Dyer passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 22, 2017. She is survived by her children Tim, Tammy, and Tom (Lorrie) Thiel; three grandchildren and two great-granchildren; two brothers, Orson (Lisa) and Donald (Terry) Smith; and two nephews. Friends may greet the family from 10 am to 12 pm Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at BURDAN FUNERAL...
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Dorothy C. Poremba

July 27, 1941 - December 19, 2017

Dorothy C. Poremba, age 76, of Merrillville, formerly of South Holland, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 45 years, Sylvester "Bud" Poremba; children, Michael (Tracee) Poremba and Michelle (James) Mack; grandchildren, Ryan and Krystal Mack; sister, Lorrie (Patrick) Gross; nephew, Patrick Gross; and niece, Sandy Callihan. Friends may meet with the...
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Thomas J. Foreman

November 24, 1951 - December 10, 2017

Thomas J. Foreman, born November 24, 1951 and a lifelong resident of Cedar Lake, Indiana, went to his final resting place on December 10, 2017. Tom was a Naval Veteran and member of the American Legion Post 261 in Cedar Lake. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda L. Foreman (nee Dewitt); parents Delmer C. and Louise V. Foreman (Kadisak); father and mother-in-law, Richard and Mickey...
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Patrick M. Friend

October 10, 1964 - December 8, 2017

Patrick M. Friend, age 53, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Lynnette; sister, Colleen (Don) Raehl; brothers, Brian and Chris Friend; niece, Heather Geeze; nephew, Patrick Geeze; and his beloved cat, Tigger. Preceded in death by his father, Michael; and beloved grandmother, Virginia Bobbit. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, December 12,...
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Ona M. Brewer

November 20, 1956 - December 7, 2017

Ona M. Brewer, age 61, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 41 years, Richard; 3 children, Margie Brewer, Sarah (Randy) Blane, and Rich (Hannah) Brewer; 3 grandchildren, Alivia and Lucy Blane, and Meredith Brewer; brothers, Dave (Pam), Mark (Pammy), and Keith (Emily) Altop; sisters, Sherry (Sam) Kelley, Bea (Jerry) Sheets, and Tracy (Jon)...
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Mary Lou Deno

June 20, 1933 - December 5, 2017

Mary Lou Deno, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 66 years, Richard; children, Joseph (Janice) Deno, Katherine (Ronald) Mager, Connie (Jim) Plukas, Gregory (Theresa) Deno, and Richard (Judy) Deno; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters, and 1 granddaughter. Friends...
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Terry L Coffin

March 21, 1945 - December 5, 2017

Terry L. Coffin, age 72, of Monticello, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away December 5, 2017. He is survived by his children, Bill Coffin, Lily Sandoval, Judith (Rob) Jordan, Jacqueline (Shawn Smith) Coffin, and Angelique (Jeff) Cowan; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Terry was preceded in death by his wife, Jacquelyn and his mother, Betty Lou Coffin. Friends may greet the...
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Billy Roach

April 13, 1947 - November 29, 2017

Billy Roach, age 70, of Cedar Lake, passed away November 29, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Roach; two grandchildren, Kalis and Coda Deulen; fiancé Linda Mason and Linda's son, John Post; brother, Robert (Shari) Roach, sister, Nancy Victor, numerous other family members, and his faithful furry friend, Jezy. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 1pm to...
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Ann G Dekker

November 21, 1934 - November 20, 2017

Ann G. Dekker, age 82, of Crown Point, passed away November 20, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, James; sister Barbara Deifel; and brother William Vanderveen. Ann was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Ann; and her parents, Albert and Frances Vanderveen. Friends may greet the family on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 1pm to 3 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Joyce E. Lusk

June 30, 1943 - November 13, 2017

Joyce E. Lusk (nee Sienkiewicz), age 74. of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She is survived by her children, Larry (Sharon) Lusk, Jr., Kathy Lusk, and Randahl (Melissa) Lusk; 2 grandchildren, Derek (Kate) Lusk and Daniel Gaul; great-grandchild, Amelia Lusk; brother, Joe Sienkiewicz; brother, Mike Sienkiewicz; sister Judy Hudson; and sister Susan Freeze. Preceded in death by her...
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Norma J. Childress

March 23, 1928 - November 12, 2017

Norma Childress (nee Evans), age 89, of Crown Point, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2017. She is survived by her children Lynn Childress, Steve (Alexandra) Childress, Alan (Sherry) Childress, Joan (Matt) Klein, and Michael (Margaret) Childress; grandchildren Chandra (Dave) Pallikan, Scott Klein, Michael Klein, Helyn Gulley, Byron Gulley, Charlie Childress, Lena Childress;...
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Edward J. Graper

May 2, 1957 - November 12, 2017

Edward J. Graper, age 60, of DeMotte passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Denise; children, Justin and Holland; granddaughter, McKenna; he is brother-in-law to, Maureen, Marty (Julianne), Kevin, and Joe (Ellen); very special uncle to Margi Carter and Kimberly (Paul) Johnson; uncle to numerous other nieces and nephews; and his "brother from another mother"...
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Sue Ann Alessia

September 3, 1946 - November 3, 2017

Sue Ann Alessia (nee VandeWerken), age 71, of Cedar Lake, passed away November 3, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, John; children, Gina (Chuck Dreixler) Alessia, Gerald (Lisa) Alessia, John (Meg) Alessia, Jr., and John (Jean) Dubrava; Sue cherished 12 grandchildren. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 3pm to 8pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker...
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Patsy Leep

May 8, 1939 - November 1, 2017

Patsy (Pat) J, Leep (nee Wynkoop), age 78,of Cedar Lake, formerly of Highland, passed away peacefully on November 1 2017. She was a loving mother to Gail (Dennis) Hengeveld; grandmother to Maximus and Bodhi Hengeveld; sister to Sharon Fitzsimons, Karen (Royce) Hamende, Larry (Glenda) Wynkoop, David Wynkoop and Douglas (Kelly) Wynkoop; sister-in-law to Janice Wynkoop; fond aunt of several...
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Shelly Rebenack

December 15, 1956 - October 29, 2017

Shelly R. Rebenack, age 60, of Cedar Lake, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Richard; sons, Jason (Sharon) Rebenack and Joshua Rebenack; granddaughters Caitlin and Jenna; Parents, George and Peggy Hudak; siblings, Jeff Hudak, Greg Hudak, and Lisa (Brian) Meier; numerous nieces and nephews. Shelly was preceded in death by her brother, George...
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Matthew D. Clark

August 22, 1988 - October 9, 2017

Our beloved Matthew, age 29, was received into heaven on October 9, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Vickie; father, Doug; and brother, Andrew; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may greet the family on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake. A funeral service will take place Friday, October 13th at 7:30 pm at the...
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Frank M. Lizak

June 14, 1934 - October 3, 2017

Frank M. Lizak, age 83, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife, of 39 years, Barbara; children, Frank (Beth) Lizak, Jr., Pam (Bob) Castner, Greg (Char) Molden, and Bruce (Toni) Molden; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, John (late Betty) Lizak; sister, Veronica (John); and step-mother, Gertrude Lizak. Preceded in death by his daughter,...
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Dolores A Smith

November 13, 1925 - September 28, 2017

Dolores A. Smith, age 91, of Hobart, passed away on September 28, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Cora (Skip) Bosak of Hobart. Dolores was born November 13, 1925 in St. Mary's, Kansas to Paul and Coralee Brosnahan. She held a graduate degree in education and served for many years as a school teacher and principal. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Family services...
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Beverly A. Krupa

June 29, 1953 - September 28, 2017

Beverly A. Krupa, age 64, of Merrillville, passed away September 28, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, James; brother, Benny (Carol) Daun; sisters, Carolyn (Ken) White and Sherry Daun; several nieces and nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Lorean Daun. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 3 pm to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home,...
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Patricia L. Gracz

February 17, 1935 - September 26, 2017

Patricia L. Gracz, age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 62 years, Ronald; children, Greg (Linda) Gracz, Roni (Michael) Johns, and Carrie (Frank) Monteleone; 10 grandchildren; sister, Lois Martinez; and brother, Dan (Terry) Collins. Preceded in death by her son, Glen Gracz. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, September 29...
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Maynard W. Pemberton

July 1, 1937 - September 16, 2017

Maynard W. Pemberton, age 80, of Cedar Lake passed suddenly on Saturday, September 16, 2017. He is survived by his son, Wayne Pemberton (Alison McCollum); 3 grandchildren, Wesley K. Pemberton, Rachel Kellie, and Brian Pemberton; 3 great-grandchildren, Emerson, Alex, and Ben Kellie; daughter-in-law, Deanna Pemberton; sister, Sharon Damouth; and brother, Joe Damouth (Sandy). Preceded in death by...
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Gilbert J. Welter, Jr.

April 11, 1931 - September 13, 2017

Gilbert J. Welter, Jr., age 86, of Leoma, TN, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away on September 13, 2017. He is survived by his children; Danny Welter, Mary Yardley, Gene Welter, and Tim (Kim) Welter; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Gilbert was preceded in death by his wife of over 40 years, Beverley, and two sons, Jim and John. Friends may greet the family on Monday,...
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Roger Haczynski

June 9, 1942 - September 1, 2017

Roger Haczynski age 75, of Beecher, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, JoeAnn (nee Wieczorek); Son Christopher (Patricia) Haczynski, Daughter Colleen (Richard) Chang; Grandchildren Benjamin & Brandon Haczynski and Jordan & Madison Chang. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Elizabeth. Roger spent his professional career as...
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Patrick McCarthy

August 11, 1960 - August 14, 2017

Patrick McCarthy age 57, of Lowell passed away suddenly on August 14, 2017. He is survived by his children Danielle McCarthy and Justin McCarthy, his mother Barbara McCarthy, his sister Molly (Tim) Tromp, his brother Thomas (Wendy) McCarthy and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas McCarthy. A memorial service will be held on Sunday,...
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Joseph C. Moll

September 28, 1946 - August 2, 2017

Joseph C. Moll, age 70, of Lowell passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Marlys; children, Julie (Sean) Gaines, Laura Moll, Michael (Michelle) Bakker, Katie (Aaron Overla) Moll, and Angie (Tony) Muscari; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Susan (Tom) Moya; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Joseph Moll;...
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Peter Carl Hoffmann

June 5, 1942 - July 25, 2017

Reverend Peter Carl Hoffmann, age 75, passed from this life on July 25th, 2017 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Crown Point, IN, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Elaine (Bicker) Hoffmann. He is survived by five children - Carl E Hoffmann, Thomas J Hoffmann, Marcy H (Mikal) Elamin, Paul K (Sue) Hoffmann, and George O (Michele) Hoffmann, siblings - Paul ...
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Thomas W. Maish

December 22, 1920 - July 21, 2017

Thomas W. Maish, age 96, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. He is survived by his children, Marilynn (Jesus) Sovero, Thomas Jaime Maish, and William Thomas (Debbie) Maish; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife Donna. A grave side service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00 am (eastern) at Rossville Cemetery, 61 N. Delphi Road, Rossville...
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Joshua Haage

March 26, 1977 - July 18, 2017

Joshua J. Haage, age 40, of Cedar Lake, passed away July 18, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Missy; sons, James (Aly), Anthony, Joshua Jr., and Nicholas; grandson, Dawson; mother, Kim BeShears; brother, Jason (Colleen) Haage; sister, Jill Henninger; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 1-6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Julie M. Tortorici

January 31, 1959 - July 18, 2017

Julie M. Tortorici, age 58, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Tortorici; sister, Jeannine (Jose) Uribe; nephews, Carlos and Ricardo Uribe; and niece, Isabel Uribe. Preceded in death by her father, Sam; and brother, Kenny. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner...
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Nils K. Nelson

November 10, 1926 - July 13, 2017

Dr. Nils Keith Nelson, son of the late Mildred Keith Nelson and Axel S. Nelson, passed away on Thursday, July 13 at the age of 90 at his home in Hammond, Indiana. Dr. Nelson was a professor of Chemistry at Purdue University Calumet for 29 years from 1962 until 1991. Upon his retirement, he was named Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. He loved being an educator. Dr. Nelson was born and raised in...
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Darlene S. Lenz

January 31, 1945 - July 13, 2017

Darlene S. Lenz, age 72, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. She is survived by her children, Julie (Theresa Smithey) Jackman and Wayne (Cindy) Jackman; grandson, Brandon. Preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lenz. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar...
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Kate Hooker

November 9, 1928 - July 13, 2017

Kate Hooker, age 88, of Lowell passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John W. Hooker; daughter, Barbara (Jim) Osika. Preceded in death by her son, John Howard Hooker. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A funeral service will be held...
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James W. Cole, Jr.

October 9, 1959 - June 7, 2017

James W. Cole, Jr., age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away June 7, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Barbara (nee Cole) Peters; sister, Elizabeth (Michael) Snell; niece Sarah (Scott) Mason; nephew, Joshua Serabian; great-nephew, Jayden Spiecker; and great-niece, Addison Serabian; uncles, Jack Horn and Jack (Edie) Cole; numerous cousins. A memorial service will be held at a later date. James was a...
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Edith Beatrice Berg

January 27, 1924 - May 25, 2017

Edith Beatrice Berg, age 93, passed away May 25, 2017. Edith was born January 27, 1924 in Kentucky to parents Oscar and Carrie Skeen. At age two, Bea's life turned tragic with the loss of her mother. At age four, Bea welcomed a new stepmother, two half-brothers and two step brothers who stayed close throughout her life. On November 10, 1942 she married A. Kent Berg. She lost a brother, sister...
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Norma Venditti

January 25, 1928 - May 24, 2017

Norma Venditti passed away peacefully Wed. May24,2017 at home. She was born Jan 25, 1928 in Miami Missouri to her loving parents, Edna and Lloyd Sullivan. She was a graduate of Missouri Valley Collage, where she met her loving husband of 57 years, Larry Venditti, who preceded her in death. A retired teacher, life long seamstress and avid gardener, Norma loved her woods and pond. She deeply loved...
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Ronald W. Boersma

October 17, 1956 - May 24, 2017

Ronald W. Boersma, age 60, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon; 2 daughters, Dawn (Brad) Bonneau and Tammi (Mike) Szczepanek; grand children, Noah Bonneau and Sophia Szczepanek; siblings, Sharon (late Bill) Smith, Robert (Lin), Russell (Alice), Marilyn (Kevin) Wagenaar, and Roger (late Carolyn). Preceded in death by his parents,...
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Lisa Ann Owens

July 31, 1965 - May 24, 2017

Lisa Ann Owens, age 51, of Portage passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She is survived by her best friend, Dena Delmage; step-father, William Burdan; brother, Scott (Gretchen) Burdan; niece, Amber (Steve) Pollard; and 6 nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Lee Owens and Corinne Burdan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 3 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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Joseph Carns, Sr

November 8, 1938 - May 12, 2017

Joseph A. Carns, Sr., age 78, of Cedar Lake passed away May 12, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Linda; Children, Joseph (Gloria) Carns, Jr., Carrie Shute, Carl Carns, Cindy (Tom) Miller, Diana (Chris) McDade; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; Half-sisters Pat Marchand and Debra Stephens. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and brothers. ...
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Marilyn Ann Veselak

February 25, 1932 - May 6, 2017

Marilyn Veselak, age 85, of Cedar Lake, formerly of St. John, IN passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017. She was born on February 25, 1932 to the late Thomas R. Ross and Elsie (Hively) Ross. Marilyn was a graduate of Morocco High School. She married Robert V. Veselak on November 4, 1954, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1998. Marilyn was employed by Farm Bureau Insurance for many years...
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Thomas R. Marlow

February 14, 1949 - May 3, 2017

Thomas R. Marlow, age 68, of Crown Point passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Pat; children, Thomas J. and Anthony Marlow, Tracy (Michael) Koza, and Tricia Marlow; grandchildren, Emma Rubio, Dameon, Echo, and Xander Marlow, Tyler, Lilly, and Evan Koza; great-grandchild, Ari; mother, Virginia; siblings, John (Yvonne) and Donald (Pam) Marlow,...
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Corinne B. Burdan

August 23, 1932 - April 14, 2017

Corinne B. Burdan, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, William; daughter, Lisa Owens; son, Scott (Gretchen) Burdan; grandsons, Shawn, Mason, Brett, and Trace; sister-in-law, Donna Lee. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake. A Mass of...
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Danny Carter

May 1, 1939 - April 7, 2017

Danny R. Carter, age 77, passed away on April 7, 2017. He was born May 1, 1939. Danny is survived by his wife, MaryAnn Locasto Dennis Carter, eight children, 27 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren who called him P-Paw. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Marcia. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, April 12th from 4 pm to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. ...
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Phillip R. Allan

July 18, 1951 - March 30, 2017

Phillip R. Allan, age 65, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Roberta; children, Lindsey (Eric) Hoover and Jonathan Allan; siblings, David (Nancy) Allan and Barbara Hartoonian; sisters-in-law, Mary Joan (Gordon) Dickson and LaVerna (Robert) Magnant; brothers-in-law, William (Anita) Torrence and Michael (Kim) Torrence;...
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Audrey Kennedy

December 17, 1925 - March 27, 2017

Audrey A. Kennedy, age 91, of Cedar Lake, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. She is survived by her children, Doug Kennedy and DeeAnne Shaughnessy; daughter-in-law Jayme Kennedy; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; 3 step-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren; 7 step great-great grandchildren; sister Darlene Walsh; brother Donald (Carol) Trump; half-sister...
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Joan Tesky

October 5, 1950 - March 26, 2017

Joan Loretto Tesky, age 66, of Kentland, IN formerly of Chicago, IL passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Wilford Tesky; sons, Joe and David Tesky; step-children, Dorothy Rahmoeller, Carol Henke, Douglas, Raymond, Paul, and Kenny Tesky; grandchildren, Alex and Mikala Tesky, Jesse Calvillo and Brayden Tesky, Glenn Stromatt, Scott and Richard Knip, Shawna Guip, Sharlee...
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Catherine "Cat" Altop

April 19, 1984 - March 24, 2017

Catherine Louise Altop, age 32, of Cedar Lake lost her long battle with drug addiction on March 24th. Cat is survived by her loving parents, David and Pamela Altop; sister, Annie Rekitzke (Christopher); nephews, Christopher and Carter; nieces, Ally and Ashley; godparents, Cindy Hlad and Mark Altop; many aunts, uncles and cousins. All of which loved her deeply. She is preceded in death by her...
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Mary Lou Washington

October 20, 1929 - March 18, 2017

Mary Lou Washington, age 87, of Dyer, formerly of St. John, passed away March 18, 2017. She is survived by her children, Lynda (Tom) Redar and David Todd (Norma) Washington; granddaughter, Erin (Anthony) Rich; great-grandaughter Kimberly Elizabeth. Friends may greet the family on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 1-4 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.)...
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Jack Wagar

September 27, 1948 - March 16, 2017

Jack O. Wagar, age 68, of Cedar Lake passed away March 16, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Melissa (Kurt) Erickson, Monica Wagar, and Eric Wagar; grandchildren, Jordan and Jack Tyler, Kourtnea, Kyle, and Kyrena; great-granddaughter, Kelsey; sister, Kitty (Bob) Koelm; The Rodig family and counters; Mia, Bella and Ziva. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and...
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Rufus Reyes

July 23, 1958 - March 11, 2017

Rufus A. Reyes, age 58, of Lake Village passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Maria; 5 children, Frank Reyes, Rick Reyes, Julie (Matt) Wonnacott, Andy Reyes, and Ashley Reyes; 4 grandchildren, Ava, Juliana, Benjamin, and Bella; sister, Mary Reyes; and godmother, Maria Reyes-Montano. Preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Julia Reyes. ...
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Marlene Martin

July 24, 1957 - March 1, 2017

Marlene K. Martin, age 59, of Cedar Lake passed away March 1, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Christine (Michele Lawrence) Martin, and Amanda (Shawn) Kalins; siblings, Kenneth (Diane) Dillner, Linda (Steve) Thompson, Bernedette (Jennifer Stone) Koonce, and Elaine Andrisco; ex-husband, Mark Martin. Preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Claypoole, and brothers, Marvin and Terry Dillner. ...
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Anne E. Stuppy

December 17, 1921 - February 23, 2017

Anne E. Stuppy, age 95, of DeMotte, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017. She is survived by 2 daughters, Elaine (Ray) Solberg and Karen (Rick) Kallenbach; grandchildren, Richard (Shelly) Solberg, Michael Solberg, Adam (Kari) Walkowiak, and Leslie (Scott) Norwine; great-grandchildren, Brittany (Buddy) Welsh, Michael and Joseph Solberg, Candice, Kayla, and Kamaran...
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Jack E. Hollar

June 30, 1934 - February 20, 2017

Jack E. Hollar, age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Mylene; children, Jill (Rich) Stanek, Jay (Corinne) Hollar, and Chris Hollar; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Judy Collins and brother, Jim Hollar. Preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Becky Hollar. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, February 24, 2017,...
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Todd L. Heflin

October 12, 1940 - January 24, 2017

Todd L. Heflin, age 76, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Kathleen; children, Charles and Joshua (Denise) Heflin, Judith (Jerry Jensen) Russell, Joe Russell, and Janice (Ronald) Janowicz; 10 grandchildren; and sister, Betty Fisher. Preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother and 1 sister. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Dwight Hughes

December 23, 1952 - January 23, 2017

Dwight E. Hughes, age 64, of Lowell passed away on January 23, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Renee; children, Jamie (Jason) Mitchell and Daren (Megan) Hughes; grandchildren, Brent, April, Elena, Isaiah, and Leah; siblings, Gary (Jackie) Hughes, Barbara Jennings, and Linda (Thomas) Hilty. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 3 pm to 8 pm at...
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William Gray

February 3, 1942 - January 21, 2017

William "Bill" P. Gray, of Merrillville, IN, formerly of Dyer, 74, passed away January 21, 2017 peacefully at home after a long battle with many health issues. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy and four loving children and their spouses: Paula (Tim) Ruff of Colorado Springs, CO, Billy (Tina) of Schererville, IN, Paul (Deanna) of Davenport, FL, and Wendy (Matt) Scheckel of Rochester,...
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Becky A. Hollar

December 5, 1964 - January 20, 2017

Becky A. Hollar, age 52, of DeMotte passed away Friday, January 20, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, Chris; daughter, Destiny (Patrick) Goltz; step-children, Marty Hollar and Amy Bickett; grandchildren, Tristin, Trish, Nathan, Dagan, Christopher, David, Harvey, and Harlyn; father, William (Rose Kobus) Urbanczyk; sister, Cheryl Moss; 2 brothers, David (Sandra) and Thomas (Sandra)...
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Diane E. Davenport

November 3, 1959 - January 14, 2017

Diane E. Davenport, age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, David; children, Jessica and Nicholas; parents, Donald Forrest and Dolores Odt; and brother, Dean (Anita) Forrest. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, January17, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave)...
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Victoria Cassoday

March 5, 1947 - January 13, 2017

Victoria Ann Cassoday, age 69, of Hammond passed away January 13, 2017 after a long illness. She is survived by her children; Kim Kelly, John, Mike, Steve, Tara, and George Matthews; siblings, Leah Riley, James R., Allan, Rhea, and Frank Kuntz; numerous grandchildren and great-granchildren. Victoria was preceded in death by her parents; James J. and Laura A. Kuntz, and a brother, Harold W....
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Arlene Clark

August 7, 1929 - January 12, 2017

Arlene Clark, age 87, of Lowell passed away on January 12, 2017. She is survived by her children; Darlene (Joseph) Coffman, James Clark, Sandra (Fred Haehnel) Clark, and Donald (Catherine) Clark; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Arlene is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth. Friends may greet the family on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Christopher Ray Pickett

May 4, 1987 - January 10, 2017

Christopher Ray Pickett, age 29, of Lowell passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Meaghan; daughters, Hailee and Kaylee; parents, Lee Ann (Terry) Moore and Edward (Marianne) Pickett; brother, Leo Pickett; sister, Navada (Jermaine) Terry; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Robert Lee Pickett. Friends may meet with the family...
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Eline Halsen

May 1, 1940 - December 19, 2016

Eline L. Halsen, age 76, of Cedar Lake passed away December 19, 2016. She is survived by her sister, Jane (Jack) Samulowitz; nephews Chris Lamp, Steve (Penny) Seles, Daren (Barbara) Lamp, Michael Sopjestal; and very dear friends Lou and Shirley. Friends may greet the family on Friday, December 23, 2016 from 1 pm to 4 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave....
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Jimmie D. Martin

September 10, 1936 - December 18, 2016

Jimmie D. Martin, age 80, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016. He is survived by his son, Duane Martin; daughter, Dana Hammons; 5 grandchildren, Bryan, Andy, Blake, Alec and Karrah; great-grandson, William; brother, Bobbie (Glenda) Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, December 22, 2016...
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Norman Clay Williams

May 8, 1987 - December 16, 2016

Norman Clayton Williams, 29, of Portage, IN passed away on December 16, 2016 in Roselawn, IN. He was born in North Carolina on May 8, 1987. Proud son of Norman (Terry) Williams & Pamela (Carmen) Parker. Loving father to Camille & Colby. Caring brother to Anthony (Samantha) Parker, Ariel (Christopher) Rebeles, Zachary (Jessica) Cripe, Megan Parker, Miranda (Bryan DeSomer) Sons, Jessey Parker,...
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Cecelia Zahler

May 11, 1933 - December 15, 2016

Cecelia Frances Zahler ( nee: Maciejewski), age 83, of Schererville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her son Richard Morgan (Donna Sue)Zahler, Jr. of Lowell; four daughters Kathryn Ann(Rich) Colvin of Demotte, Susan Elizabeth Wright of Schererville, Diane Marie(Alex)Devine of Schererville, Donna Mary(Patrick)Lukasik of Lowell; seven...
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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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