Celebrity Obituaries

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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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Sharon K. Young

June 23, 1954 - June 18, 2015

Sharon Young, age 60, of Lowell passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband, Les Young; children, Shelly (Bill) Blades, Mike (Angie) Young, Alecia (Tom) Harrell, and Joe (Lauren) Young; grandchildren, Bailey, Carson, Brent, Madison, Abigail, Logan, Jack and Chloe; and several brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, June...
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Brett A. Martin

May 17, 1960 - May 27, 2015

Brett A. Martin, age 55, of Crown Point passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Penny; mother, Doris Martin; brothers, Joseph and Mark Martin; sister, Rose (Jim) Shult and Ruth Scheidt; mother-in-law, Bev Patterson; 2 brother-in-laws; 1 sister-in-law; many nieces, nephew's and cousins. Preceded in death by his father, Edward (Joe) Joseph Martin. ...
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Arthur W. Hoffer

August 16, 1932 - May 20, 2015

Arthur Walter Hoffer passed away peacefully at St. Anthony's Hospital on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He leaves behind two children, Richard (Diana) Hoffer and Karen (Robert) Kurzeja; grandchildren, Renee (Bradford) Macis, Christina (James) Ricard, Matthew Hoffer and Richard Cox; great grandchildren, Elias Macis, Ted Macis, Trent Macis, Brendon Ricard; and great-great grandchild, Mhia Macis; numerous...
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Exie L. Ward

July 1, 1930 - May 13, 2015

Exie L. Ward, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Mildred; children, Ronnie (Betty) Ward, Debbie Dillner, Char Humphrey, Larry (Dee) Ward, Diane (Ken) Witt, Mike (Shari) Ward, Ricky Ward, and Karen (Jimmy) Wise; son-in-law, John Gall; 25 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; and brother, R.G. (Marvanell) Ward....
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Michael "Butch" Grcich

February 13, 1927 - May 9, 2015

Michael "Butch" Grcich, 88, of Cedar Lake, formerly of Hessville, passed away to be with the Lord on May 9, 2015. Born February 13, 1927, he was a beloved Father of three sons; Gregory of Cedar Lake, Christopher (Anna) of Hessville, and Brian (Jennifer) of Cedar Lake; the beloved Grandfather of Caitlyn, Hunter, Jeanna and Hailey; as well as the beloved Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. He...
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Gail A. Gold

October 28, 1958 - April 17, 2015

Gail A. Gold, age 56, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Allen; daughter, Samantha Gold; mother, Joan Blakeman; uncle, Ralph "Shorty" (Lois) Schillo. Preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Blakeman. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, April 20 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker...
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Irene Schubert

May 18, 1921 - March 29, 2015

Irene Schubert, age 93, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015. She is survived by her daughters, Diana Pawlowski and Robin Smeltzer; son-in-law, care giver and best friend, Dennis Wilkening; grandchildren, Todd (Julie) Wilkening, Dean (Theresa) Wilkening, Andrew Pawlowski, Tina (Tim) Crowley, Craig Schubert, Melanie and Ryan Smeltzer; great-grandchildren, Megan and Jesse Wilkening; and...
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Jeffery Scott Bellinger

November 8, 2001 - March 17, 2015

Jeffery Scott Bellinger, 13 years old, of Cedar Lake, IN passed away on March 17, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Jessica Bellinger of Cedar Lake; grandparents, Max & Christy Kinney of Cedar Lake; grandfather, Phil Bellinger of Calumet City, IL; nephew to Jennifer & Brennden Burrink of Cedar Lake, Tammy & Todd Kinney, Alan Kinney, & Nathan Kinney, Misty Benson, Brandi Bellinger, Phil...
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Patricia A. Builta

October 5, 1954 - March 16, 2015

Patricia A. Builta, age 60, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on March 16, 2015 with her loving family by her side. Patricia is survived by 2 children, Amy (Scott) Glassford and John (Laura) Builta; 2 grandchildren, Austin Glassford and John Robert Builta; life partner of 27 years, Henry Dame; 2 sisters, Jill (Jerry) Robbins and Janet (James) Merchant; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may...
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Howard L. Carpenter

May 11, 1940 - March 14, 2015

Howard L. Carpenter, age 74, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, of 55 years, Maura; son, Christopher (Mary) Carpenter; daughter, Elizabeth (Kenneth) Nardi; and grandchildren, Jasmine, Nicholas, Jennifer and Alex. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 4 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41...
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Lee Garza

November 8, 1947 - March 12, 2015

Dear Lee: Our loving husband, father, and friend. You will always be our hearts.
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David "Bubba" Pleta

December 31, 1960 - March 8, 2015

David A. Pleta, age 54, of Lowell passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, March 8, 2015. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria (nee Sierzega); loving father of Brett Van Lieshout (Joe Brewer) and Tyler Van Lieshout; very proud grandfather of Zack, Autumn, Eric, Evan, Lennon, Rebekah, Mackenzie and Charlie Rose; Brother to John W. (Patty) Pleta, Carol (Steve)...
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Shari E. Nicholas

May 17, 1937 - March 7, 2015

Shari E. Nicholas, age 77, of Highland passed away March 7, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas J. Nicholas; sons, Robert (Loree) Nicholas and Randall (Trisha) Nicholas; grandchildren, Kileigh and Hillary Nicholas, Brett Korcha, and Madison and Rivers Nicholas; sister, Judy (John) Misiora; brother-in-law, Daniel (Gwen) Lane; and 6 nieces and nephews. Friends may meet with the...
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Alton A. Bradley

June 14, 1997 - March 3, 2015

Alton A. Bradley, age 17, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Mark and Melissa Bradley; siblings, Irene, Arlen, Alex and Andrew Bradley; grandfather, Alton L. Bradley; grandmother, Evelyn Horvath; uncle, Michael Horvath; aunts, Annette (Don) Jernberg and Debbie (Bruce) Bridges; auntie Alyssa (Dave) Chambers; and many great aunts, uncles and cousins....
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Thomas J. Manning

March 2, 1931 - February 26, 2015

Thomas J. Manning, age 83, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; sister, Kathleen Kountz; brother-in-law, Bob (Frani) Justak; sister-in-law, Judi (John) Spear; 6 nieces and nephews; and 12 grand nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marie Manning. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from...
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Renee Milos

February 18, 1951 - February 24, 2015

Renee Milos, age 64, of Schererville passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015. She is survived by her daughter, Nicole (Joseph M. Sperlin, Jr.) Milos; siblings, Dennis (Jay Chibe) Dirindin, Patrick (Karen) Dirindin, Arthur (Jan) Dirindin, Jr., and Julie Dirindin; her dogs, Alex, Tank, and Amy; and cat, Angel. Preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Margaret Dirindin; dogs, Simon and Oscar; and...
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Casimir R. Urbanski

August 3, 1939 - February 23, 2015

Casimir R. Urbanski, age 75, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, of 51 years, Ursula; children, Margaret (Steve) Loebbaka, Christine Urbanski; and Richard A.J. Urbanski; 4 grandchildren, Jason E., Shawon R., Ryan C., and Tyler A. Loebbaka; great grandson, Aiden; brothers, William (Joyce) and Theodore (Patty); sisters, Victoria, Andrea, and Mary ...
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Margaret J. Jones

December 31, 1942 - February 22, 2015

Margaret J. Jones, age 72, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. She is survived by her sister, Sally (nee Jones, late Richard) Garney of Cedar Lake. Preceded in death by her parents William and Helen Jones. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 3 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake. A service will be held at 6:30 pm with Pastor...
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Terry G. Williams

April 4, 1963 - February 17, 2015

Terry G. Williams, age 51, of DeMotte passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer (nee Schweitzer); son, Benjamin; parents, Clairce and Agatha Williams; siblings, Rick Williams, Debra Music, Diane (Roger) Seramur, Rebecca Williams, and Matthew Williams; nieces and nephews, Dana, Brandon, Brooke, Lauren, and Tyler. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Richard A. LeTourneau

December 31, 1921 - February 12, 2015

Richard A. LeTourneau, age 93, of Lake Village passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015. He is survived by his children, Jeanette LeTourneau and Richard (Monica) LeTourneau; and granddaughter, Stefanie LeTourneau. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Anna Marie; and grandson, Joseph Richard LeTourneau. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 1 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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Penny S. Keegan

March 1, 1944 - February 11, 2015

Penny S. Keegan, age 70, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. She is survived by her son, Michael Keegan; grandsons, Anthony and William Keegan; and her nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Keegan; parents, William and Bernice Nolan; and sister, Cheryl White. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, February 16, 2015 from 3...
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Erma "Granny" Noel

December 16, 1928 - February 7, 2015

Erma D. Noel, age 86, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. She is survived by her children, John (Karen) Noel, Denise (J.T.) Bates, Dennis Noel, Sandy (Jim) Scheeringa, and Farrell Noel; 10 grandchildren; several loving great grandchildren; and 2 sisters. Preceded in death by her husband, John D. Noel. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 3 to 8...
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Lavern "Lee" Wilson

February 8, 1949 - February 4, 2015

Lavern "Lee" Wilson, age 65, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Julius "Eileen" Wilson; son, Billy (Jennifer) Wilson; daughter, Brenda Marquez; 5 grandchildren, Madison and Olivia Wilson, Andrew, Brandon, and Levi Marquez; brothers, Carl and Ernie Wilson; sisters, Elva Cohee, Elsie Daniels, and Nora Giddens;...
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Peter S. Szutenbach

February 20, 1947 - January 31, 2015

Peter S. Szutenbach, age 67, of Crown Point passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015. Survived by his children, Dave and Andrea Szutenbach, who he shares with Freida Szutenbach; and grand dauther, Abigail Szutenbach. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave Cedar Lake, IN. Burial will be held Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at...
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Catherine M. Bader

November 15, 1925 - January 27, 2015

Catherine M. Bader, age 89, of Cedar Lake passed away January 27, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Frank; children, Mary, Paul, Laurice, Roberta, Thomas, John, Joseph, and James; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2 to 5 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar...
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Francisco "Frank" Reyes

October 22, 1929 - January 26, 2015

Francisco "Frank" Reyes, age 85, a long time resident of Lake Village, IN for 58 years passed away on January 26, 2015. He is survived by his children, Rufus (Maria) Reyes of Lake Village, Maria Reyes of Earl Park, IN, Jose (Carmen Lucia) Reyes of Mexico, Maria Fernanda Reyes of Mexico, Rosa Marta Reyes of Mexico, and Oxana Reyes of Mexico; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; twin sisters,...
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Richard L. Johnson

February 22, 1947 - January 20, 2015

Richard L. Johnson, age 67, of Cedar Lake Passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015. His survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Carol (nee MacDonald) Johnson; daughters, Tracy (Steve) Simmons and Jami Connor; son, Jason (Lenore) Johnson; grandchildren, Lauren, Abby, Hailey, Steven, Michael, Ellen, Jeremy, Jack and Sophia; brother, Donald Romig; bother-in-law, Gordon (Patty) MacDonald; sister-in...
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Louise E. Kleine

October 10, 1926 - January 17, 2015

Louise E. Kleine, age 88, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at St. Anthony Hospice after a very short illness. She is survived by 4 children, Edward "Jim" (Elaine), Carol (Carl), Kenneth (Mary), and Kevin (Lisa); 4 grandchildren, Brad (Jessica) Kleine, Todd Kleine, Misty (Mike) Miller, and Craig (Cassie) Murrian; 4 precious great-grandchildren, Hannah, Charlotte,...
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Lydia M. Graska, R.N.

April 9, 1962 - January 14, 2015

Lydia M. Graska (nee Hinojosa) R.N. of Crown Point, IN returned to our Lord on January 14, 2015. Survived by her loving husband, Jeffrey J. Graska, Sr.; daughters, Jacqueline Hinojosa and Krista Montalvo (Corey) Scott; granddaughters, Tammy Bennett and Lucille Elise Scott; mother, Mary E. Hinojosa; sisters, Linda Scartozzi and Catherine (Mark) Stemper; many nieces, nephews and cousins in Fl, TX,...
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Lou Anne Bishop

October 29, 1958 - January 12, 2015

Lou Anne Bishop, age 56, of Cedar Lake passed away January 12, 2015. She is survived by 2 sons, Michael (Erin) Spry, Jr. and Eric (Gail Michalski) Spry; grandchildren, Alivia and Natalie Spry; mother, Anita Schermer; 2 brothers, Billy (Lori) Armstrong and Michael Armstrong; also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & her countless number of friends, many of whom were very...
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Lamont "Monty" Wolff

March 29, 1941 - January 3, 2015

Lamont A. Wolff, age 73, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Lorraine; children, Renee (Larry) Rodimel and Matt (Geri) Wolff; grandchildren, Lauren, Emily, and Hannah Rodimel and Coy, Raelene, and Alexandria Wolff; sister, Pamela (Ski) Sawaska; numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, January 6, 2015...
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Robert J. McCormick

May 30, 1931 - December 29, 2014


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Gregory M. Peiguss

February 4, 1973 - December 27, 2014

Gregory Martin Peiguss, age 41, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014. He is survived by his mother, Katherine Peiguss (nee Yarnell); sister, Sue (Vince) Romans; nephew, Liam Romans; his significant other of over 10 years, Natalie Sampson; her son, Benjamin Sampson; many loving aunts, uncles and cousins; and a legion of those lucky enough to call him a friend. Greg was...
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Margaret "Mickey" Hasse

October 5, 1931 - December 21, 2014

Margaret (Mickey) Hasse, aged 83, passed away December 21, 2014 due to complications from surgery. Mickey rallied the best she could but eventually succumbed. Mickey leaves six children: Brian (Joyce) Hasse, Shawn (Dean) Coveris, Kevin Hasse, Karen Hasse, Barry (Michelle) Hasse and Gwen Hasse along with daughter-in-law Mareva (Mark) Hasse. Mickey leaves seven grandchildren: Kirby Carney,...
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Ray A. Cornett

October 26, 1938 - December 18, 2014

Ray A. Cornett, age 76, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014. He is survived by his son, Jim Cornett; grandchildren, Michael (Misty) Cornett and Catie Cornett; and great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jeremy, Michael, and Caleb Ray. Preceded in death by his wife, Erma; and brother, Larry Cornett. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm...
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Henry J. Huppenthal

June 9, 1917 - December 6, 2014

Henry John Huppenthal, 97, of Cedar Lake, entered into eternal life on Saturday, December 6, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Abraham (1918-2002). Henry was born in St. John, IN on June 9, 1917, to Henry and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Huppenthal. On May 1, 1940, Henry married Bertha (Bea) Abraham of Lowell, IN. Together they raised their three children on the family farm in Cedar...
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Bernard "Barney" Wornhoff

April 28, 1918 - December 2, 2014

Bernard Vernon Wornhoff, age 96, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully at home on December 2, 2014. Barney was born April 28, 1918, the son of William and Freda (Krull) Wornhoff. He was born on the family farm in South East Grove near Leroy/Hebron IN. He married Junella Schafer on July 15, 1950. She passed away in November 2006. Together they raised four children in Cedar Lake, IN.; Gregory (Dawn...
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Pearl Rich Kooi

September 7, 1921 - December 2, 2014

Pearl Rich Kooi, age 93, of Cedar Lake passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Rich of Cedar Lake; son, Gary (Beatrice) Rich of Grand Junction, CO; 2 step-sons, Michael (Sharon) Kooi and Thomas (Candy) Kooi; step-daughter, Patricia (Donald) Hayhurst; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Jean Rhein. Preceded in...
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James M. Kelleher

November 7, 1944 - December 2, 2014

James M. Kelleher, age 70, of Merrillville passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. He is survived by his son, Chris (Andrea) Kelleher; daughter, Jennifer (Dustin) Sheehy; grandchildren, Audry and Grace Kelleher. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Theora Kelleher. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner...
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Mabel J. Charboneau

February 11, 1945 - November 25, 2014

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Norene E. Kralek

January 6, 1947 - November 20, 2014

Norene E. Kralek, age 67, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014. She is survived by her children, Robert Burroughs, Michael Burroughs, and Toni Sykora; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and brother, Lloyd Desotell. Preceded in death by her husband, Daniel. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker...
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Mary F. Anderson

July 20, 1951 - November 13, 2014

Mary F. Anderson, age 63, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Diana (Jim) Young and Alicia (Christopher) Anderson-Keaton; granddaughter (granny daughter), River Dixon; sisters, Margaret (Anthony) DallaCosta and Gerie Pascarella; several nieces and nephews and many friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Danny Lapp. Friends may meet with the...
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Jeffrey D. Lane

December 19, 1957 - November 11, 2014

Jeffrey D. Lane of Cedar Lake, IN – Oak Forest, IL native, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at age 56. Jeffrey leaves behind his loving wife Mary Jo (nee Schweitzer). Beloved father to Beth Lane, Tiffany Lane, Sarah (Brian) Bleakley. Dear brother to Cathy (James) Kuiken and Kristin Granko. Devoted grandfather to Owen and Finn. Jeff also leaves behind many cherished family members and...
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Edward L. Govert

August 17, 1927 - November 2, 2014

Edward Govert, age 87, of Cedar Lake, formerly of Schererville and Griffith, passed away Sunday, November 2, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 63years, Phylis Marie; 8 children, Carey (Margaret), Guy (Nancy), Brent (Cindy), Dana (Bob), Neal (Darlene), Kent (Lori), Dawn (Rick) Orel, and Brad Govert; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Lawrence, Delores, Lois, Leo, and...
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Irene Fay Sorensen

February 8, 1953 - October 30, 2014

Irene Fay Sorensen, age 61, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Roger E. Sorensen; son, Carl E. Sorensen; daughter, Tanyia Allen; and sister, Edith K. LePitre. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A service will be...
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Dennis George Clinton

July 17, 1953 - October 25, 2014

Dennis George Clinton, age 61, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Karen; daughter, Carrie Clinton; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 3 sisters; 2 brothers; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 3 to 5 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake. George was a devoted father and...
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Anna L. Mager / Sheehy

August 26, 1919 - October 25, 2014

Anna Mager, age 95, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014. She is survived by her children, Doug (Lorraine) Sheehy, Frank (Kay) Sheehy, Joanne (Dewey) Menter, and Rich (Sue) Sheehy; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Sheehy and Martin Mager; son, Kevin Sheehy; her parents; 1 brother; and 2 sisters. A...
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Tamra E. Young

April 6, 1962 - October 6, 2014

Tamra E. Young, age 52, of Dyer passed away Monday, October 6, 2014. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and loving husband of 24 years, Gary; sister, Sam Jenkins; niece, Jamie (Warren) Vesely; great-nephews, Tucker and Cole Vesely; uncle, Carl Matury; uncle and godfather, Burno Matury; aunt Mary Gibson; aunt and godmother, Barbara Coburger; mother-in-law, Margaret Young; sisters-in-law...
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Sherry Lynn Harden

September 21, 1959 - September 27, 2014

Sherry Lynn Harden, age 55, was called home September 27, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Donald; 3 sons, Eric (Dana) Edwards, Chad (Nicole) Edwards, and Camron Carnell; daughter, Yvonne (Ted) Smith; 8 loving grandchildren, Kyra, Autumn, Caylee, Jacob, Joshua, Jordyn, Lillian, and John; mother, Dorothy; sisters, Vicki (David) Lohman and Donna (Tom) Reinoehl. Friends may meet with...
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Steven "Eddie" Wells

June 1, 1980 - September 27, 2014

Steven E.Wells was born June 1, 1980 and passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the age of 34. He was the beloved Husband of Christina Martin, Loving Father of Sophia Wells, Son of Pamela & Richard Dobos, Son-In-Law of David & Amanda Martin, Grandson of Joyce Langel & Alfred Dobos, Brother to Joshuah Wells(Uncle to Tyler), Richie(Brother-In-Law to (Ellie)Uncle to(Lily,Max & Isabella Dobos),...
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Bea Stecyk

July 27, 1930 - September 14, 2014

Bea Stecyk, age 84, of Crown Point passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014. She is survived by her loving children, Karen (Jonathan) Rose, Susan (David) Kenning, Nancy (Jerry) Wilkening, and Michael (Susan) Stecyk; she was the proud and caring grandmother of Jacqueline, Kathryn, Dan, Kristin, Sarah, Jared, Michael, Joseph, and Julia; Bea was also so happy to have loved her 6 great-grandchildren...
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Ronald Pleyer

September 30, 1938 - August 16, 2014

Ronald Pleyer, age 75, of Lowell passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judy; 3 daughters, Michele (Gary) Stanley of Lowell, Lisa Kil of Schererville, and Marcy (Charles) Ishmael of Lowell; 4 grandchildren, Kyle Kil, Kyleigh Stanley, Danielle Kil, and Shaun Ishmael; 8 brothers and sisters all of MI. Preceded in death by infant son, Michael Scott; his...
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Rex O. Browning

September 10, 1927 - August 14, 2014

Rex O. Browning, age 86, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014. He is survived by his 2 daughters, Linda Browning and Nancy (Mike) O'Malley; and granddaughter, Samantha O'Malley. Preceded in death by his wife, Betty Browning; and son, Robert Browning. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41...
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Paul A. Perez, Sr.

June 21, 1935 - August 9, 2014

Paul A. Perez, Sr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana passed away Saturday, August 9,2014 at the age of 79. He is survived by his children, Sueann (Dan) Blackwell, Linda (Kenneth) Taylor, Sandra Perez, Sophia (James) Fowler, and Paul Jr. (Misti) Perez; His grandchildren Brian, Brenda, Robert, Daniel, Danielle, Austin, Joshua, Jacob, Kyle, and Jackson; and great-grandchildren Logan, Julian, Ethan, and Cole. ...
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Frank G. Wachter

November 22, 1921 - August 5, 2014

Frank G. Wachter, age 92, of Cedar Lake passed away suddenly at St. Anthony Hospital on August 5, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Rita; 5 children, Frank W. (Donna) of Cedar Lake, Kathy (Tim) Hinterberger of AK, William (Kathy) of Cedar Lake, Daniel (Angie) of N.C., and Carol (Michael) Denton of AZ; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother Ray Wachter of St. John; and...
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Marjorie A. Echterling

March 17, 1948 - August 4, 2014

Marjorie A. Echterling (nee Schultz) age 66, of Lowell, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Tom; mother, Florence Schultz; sister, Carol Plew, of Warsaw; many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Preceded in death by her father, Wilbur. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 ...
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Margaret M. Engle

July 9, 1925 - August 1, 2014

Margaret Mary Engle (neé O'Dea), age 89, passed away on Friday, August 1, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She will be greatly missed by her children: Elaine Bielefeld of Lowell, IN; Robert Engle, Jr. of Las Vegas, NV; David (Maggie) Engle of Cañon City, CO; Dan (Bonnie) Engle of Dyer, IN; Donna (Bill) McCabe of Crown Point, IN; Connie (late Manny) Navarro of Schererville, IN; Annette M....
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Matthew "MAC" Welter

December 23, 1934 - July 13, 2014

Matthew J. Welter, age 79, of Lake Village, formerly Cedar Lake, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 13, 2014. He now joins his beloved wife of 41 years, Alpha Mae (Beers), who proceeded him in death on March 26, 1999. Mac and Alpha were married on January 25, 1958. Mac was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his one son; Alan Welter of Cedar Lake; and his two...
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Petrea I. Mainard

March 8, 1932 - June 13, 2014

Petrea I. Mainard, age 82, of Crown Point passed away Friday, June 13, 2014. She is survived by her children, Richard (Cheryl) Mainard, Jr., Donnis (Sonny) Peters, Karen (Mitch) Hankus, Robert Mainard, Janey (Jim) Cahill, and Petrea (Michael Fagan) Mainard; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and Rocky the dog. Preceded in death by her husband, Richard Mainard, Sr...
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William E. McKee

June 17, 1936 - May 25, 2014

William (Bill) Everett McKee, age 77, of Port Saint Lucie, FL (formerly of Cedar Lake, IN) passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Jane McKee; his children: William (Jan) McKee, Madelynn (Randell) Potts, Susan (Charlie) Ballard, Douglas (Jessica) McKee and, Brian (Yvonne) McKee; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; his brothers: Roger (Martha) McKee and Robert...
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Judith McKinley

June 21, 1946 - May 21, 2014

Judith McKinley, age 67, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Judy is survived by her children, Jimmy Hunley, Bill Hunley, and Kelly (Doug) Wynkoop; sister Nadine (Jerry) Nault; brother, Kevin (Diana) McKinley; six grandchildren, Raymond Holguin, Ashley Hunley, Brie Sobley, Courtney, Jacob, and Lucas Hunley; three great grandchildren Gyanna Holguin, Gabriel Hunley, Cooper Hofmann....
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Selma L. Dust

November 9, 1915 - May 20, 2014

Selma Louise Dust, age 98, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at home. She is survived by her sons, Donald (Donna Mae) Dust of Cedar Lake, Jerry (Carol) Dust of PSL, FL; brother, Norbert (Edna) Segert of Crete, IL; grandchildren, Julie (Bill) Westerhoff, Denise (Dave) Deruntz, Daryl (Denise) Dust, Jason (Lori), James, Leo, Justin Gerald, Jerrilyn (Dean) Sparks and...
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Terence E. Sarna

August 28, 1964 - May 4, 2014

Terence E. Sarna, age 49, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Judy; daughters, Emily Grace & Katie Rose; sister, Kimberley (Glenn Fleming) Sarna; brothers, Michael Sarna and Edward (Carolyn) Sarna; nieces, Aubrey Sarna and Lauren Golon; nephews, Jonathan Sarna and John C. Golon; mother-in-law, Theresa Krcmar; and sister-in-law, Bonnie (John)...
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Laura A. Kuntz

August 21, 1928 - April 30, 2014

Laura Ann Kuntz, age 85, of Hammond passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014 after a long illness. She is survived by 3 daughters, Victoria A. Cassoday, of Hammond, Leah R. Riley, of Hammond, and Rhea D. Kuntz of Waltz, MI; 3 sons, James R. Kuntz, of Hammond, Allan J. Kuntz, of Tucson, AZ, and Frank A. Kuntz, of Hammond. 19 grandchildren;15 great grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren....
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Eva C. Brav

February 16, 1924 - April 29, 2014

Eva C. Brav, age 90, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. She is survived by her son, Joseph Brav, Jr.; grandchildren, Shaun (Candi) Brav and Erica (David) Jensen; 6 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Pam Brav; sisters, Ann Pridalla, Daisy Talley, and Nell Jurczak. Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Brav, Sr.; and son, John C. Brav. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held...
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Gordon M. Perrin

August 26, 1936 - April 29, 2014

Gordon M. Perrin, age 77, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Alice; children, Jim Perrin, Tom (Jennie) Perrin, Mike (Annette) Perrin, and Ray (Jackie) Volk; grandchildren, Jimmy and Jonathon Perrin, Tim Perrin, April (Ryan) Nolan, and Raymond Perrin; sister, Jean (Charles) Wood. Preceded in death by 2 brothers, Frank Jr. and Dean; and...
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Dorothy N. Rowe

October 15, 1927 - April 26, 2014

Dorothy N. Rowe (Grzeczka/Graske) beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, born October 15, 1927 passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, April 26, 2014. She leaves her loving husband of 65 years, Ray R. Rowe; sons, Jack (Deanna), Bobby (Pam), and Keith; daughter, Judy Rowe; grandchildren, Craig (Carie) Rowe, Jill Amanti, Janice (Ryan) Schultz and Jennifer Rowe; 7 great...
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William J. Maleckar, Sr.

September 5, 1948 - April 25, 2014

William J. Maleckar, Sr., age 65, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. He is survived by his children, Tina (Ron) Young Sr., Pamela Ojeda, Edward Campion, Jr., Denise Campion, Diane Campion,, Dawn (David) Garcia, Sherry (Harry) Snyder, William (Lori) Maleckar, Jr., Jennifer (Mark) Garcia, Margaret (Amy) Agnes, and Peggy Maleckar; 32 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; siblings,...
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Blanche Ward

May 9, 1927 - April 22, 2014

Blanche Ward, 86, of Crown Point, was called to heaven on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Blanche passed away peacefully at Wittenberg Village, with several family members by her side. Blanche is survived by her daughters, Rita (Mel) Girton, Linda (Dale) Freeman; sons, Roy (Betsy) Ward and Bill Ward; grandsons, Jeff Dell, Tim (Dee) Freeman, Brian (Heather) Freeman, Jesse (Spring) Ward, Richard and...
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Cathy A. Gall

March 29, 1956 - April 17, 2014

Cathy A. Gall, age 58, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, John; daughters, Shannon (Virgil) Bradley and Tracy Gall; grandchildren, Deianira and Virgil Bradley and Toby and Anthony McCumber; parents, Exie and Mildred Ward; 4 brothers; 4 sisters; mother-in-law, Rosalie Seaton; 2 brothers-in-law; 1 sister-in-law; numerous nieces...
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Joseph M. Brav, Sr

March 4, 1922 - April 13, 2014

Joseph M. Brav, Sr. age 92, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. He is survived by wife of 68 years, Eva; son, Joseph Brav, Jr., grandchildren, Shaun (Candi) Brav and Erica (David) Jensen; 6 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Pam Brav. Preceded in death by his son, John C. Brav; and sister, Theresa Zolkas. A mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00...
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Betty L. Brown

February 6, 1933 - April 13, 2014

Betty L. Brown, age 81, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. She is survived by her children, Terry Brown, Kurt (Vicki) Brown, Mary (Brian) Gluth, and Gregg Brown; grandchildren, P.J. Gellenbeck, Krystal (Chuck) Kouder, Josh (Ann) Brown, Scott (Alea) Britton, Rebekah (Anthony) Travline; and Erika (Jay) Novina; great-grandchildren, P.J., Chelsea, and Brianna Gellenbeck, Ashton and...
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Tim R. McVey

January 9, 1950 - April 12, 2014

Tim R. McVey, age 64, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary; step-children, Sharon Cox, Edward (Heather) Hixon, and Robin (Brad) Smith; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; mother Delores McVey; siblings, Debbie (Blaz) Lucas, Tom (Debbie) McVey, Cindy (Roger) Loudenber, Becky (Jim) Terpstra, Holly Fowler, and Scot (Beth) McVey; numerous nieces...
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Melissa "Missy" Barker

October 20, 1989 - April 12, 2014

Melissa Barker, age 24, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. She is survived by her father, Glen Barker; mother, Stephanie Doolin; sister, Tiffany Barker; nephew, Keagon Barker; 1 grandmother; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 2 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake...
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Teresa M. Jalocha-Hale

July 28, 1979 - April 9, 2014

Teresa Jalocha-Hale, age 34, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, David Hale; children, Alyssa Jalocha, Alexis and Bryan Hale; father, Z. John (Karla) Jalocha; mother, Maria (Trish Breger) Jalocha; brother, John G. (Shannon) Jalocha; in-laws, Phillip and Marlene Hale; brother-in-law, Scott (Linda) Hale; sisters-in-law, Kim (Danny)...
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Antoinette M. Mathias

October 18, 1931 - April 1, 2014

Antoinette Marie Mathias, nee Wasiliewski, age 82, was called home to the Lord on April 1, 2014. She was born on Oct. 18, 1931 in Chicago, IL, the youngest of 7 children of Frank & Lottie (Pawlak) Wasiliewski. "Toni", as she was better known, married Steve Mathias Jr. on June 23, 1951, enjoying 59 wonderful years of marriage and raising 4 children together, before Steve passed away in 2011....
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Sandra L. Hofrichter

December 10, 1950 - April 1, 2014

Sandra L. Hofrichter, age 63, of Schneider passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Anton; children, Travis (Loria) Hall, Denese (Marty) Tyler, Tammera Richardson, Lawrence (Rose) Pearsall; father, Robert Stewart; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her daughter, Tonya Hall. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, April 5,...
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Frank L. King

September 17, 1935 - March 26, 2014

Frank L. King, of Lowell, passed away on March 26, 2014 at St. Anthony Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his sons, Daniel (Melissa), Rocky (Janet) and Monty (Kathie); seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; his sister, Joyce (Bob) Huber; brothers, James King and Preston (Dorothy) King, along with other family members, and his devoted, canine buddy, Odie. He...
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Richard W. Hamilton

July 27, 1943 - March 7, 2014

Richard W. Hamilton (Rich), age 70, of Cedar Lake was called to heaven Friday, March 7, 2014 at his home. He is survived by brothers, Ronald (Darlene) Hamilton of Cedar Lake, Ralph (Betsy) Hamilton of Cedar Lake; sister, Ruth Ann (Dave Monroe) Schmitt of Bath, NY; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Mason and Dorothy Hamilton. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Stanley M. Plant

April 7, 1930 - February 27, 2014

Stanley Plant, a long-time resident of Cedar Lake, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the St. Anthony Hospice Center in Crown Point. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Shirley; his six children: son, Galen (Bonnie) Plant of Crown Point; son, Gary (Brenda) Plant of Lansing, IL; daughter, Renae (Rick) Helton of Cedar Lake; son, Glenn (Ann Marie) Plant of Lowell; son, Dana Plant ...
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Louis H. Vick

October 21, 1953 - February 19, 2014

Louis H. Vick, age 60, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Shelly; children, Christy (Tom) Sledge, Ayrin (George Homer) Vick, Amber Vick, and Jackie Vick; step-children, Jennifer (Steve) Vanderver, Jacob Burroughs, and Jeff Harbrecht; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:00 am...
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Carol B. Albertson

September 23, 1931 - February 14, 2014

Carol Albertson (nee Kaack), age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully at St. Anthony's Medical Center on February 14, 2014 with her family by her side. Carol is survived by her children, Jerry (Arlene) Albertson, Don (Cathy) Albertson, Diane (Roger) Brokovich and Doris (Nick) Mager; grandchildren, Bill Brokovich, Monica (Nick) Constantine, Jessica (Randy) Wotherspoon, Nick Mager, Jr., Shelby...
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Jean M. Tuttle

November 5, 1935 - February 3, 2014

Jean M. Tuttle (formerly Jean Stewart), age 78, of Cedar Lake, formerly of Chicago, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014. She is survived by her son, Marc (Debra) Stewart; grandchildren, Meghan and Matthew Stewart. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert Tuttle; 2 brothers; and 1 sister. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 1 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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Ann D. Fisher

March 21, 1937 - January 28, 2014

Ann D. Fisher, age 76, of Lowell, IN formerly of Tinley Park, IL passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Don) Hendrich; several nieces and nephews; and many loving friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Fisher; parents, Battista and Lucy Robatto; brother, John Robatto; and sister, Marisa Hennig. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday,...
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Edward J. Wachter

August 13, 1924 - January 17, 2014

Edward J. Wachter, age 89, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, January 17, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Anna Mae; children, Bette (Bill) Babjak, Mary Kay (Donny) Witt, Nancy (Chuck) Wakefield, Paul, Jerry, and Don Wachter; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. A mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:00 am at Holy Name Catholic Church,...
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Francy Palenik

August 15, 1955 - January 4, 2014

Francy Palenik, age 58, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, January 4th, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Mike Palenik; children: Michael "Smooth" Palenik and Mark Palenik; mother: Georgene Puccini; brothers: Larry (Barbara) Puccini, Frank (Mary) Puccini; sisters: Donna Jean Puccini, and Laura Konopasek; nine nieces and nephews, and many great-nieces and great-nephews. ...
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Armina M. Thorpe

November 24, 1924 - December 29, 2013

Armina May Thorpe, born November 24, 1924, New Madrid, Missouri, died December 29, 2013, a long-time resident of Cedar Lake, Indiana. Survived by son, Skip Thorpe; grandson, Scott (Bethany) Thorpe; and great-grandchildren, Abigail and Gabriel. Preceded in death by her daughter, Gaea (Thorpe) Corl, A memorial service will be held Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10 am at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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Kelsey J. Fortner

August 6, 1988 - December 28, 2013

Kelsey J. Fortner, age 25, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Makenzie; mother, Karen (Tim Einspahr) Fortner; siblings, Becky Fortner and Eric Einspahr; and grandparents, Marianne Grosam and Ralph and Marilynn Einspahr. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave ...
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Daniel P. O'Connell

October 2, 1964 - December 27, 2013

Daniel P. O'Connell, age 49, of DeMotte, formerly of Riverdale, IL passed away Friday, December 27, 2013. He is survived by his daughter, Ani Zwiener; mother, Dorothy O'Connell; sisters, Denise (Ed) Graper, Eileen (Roland) Briones, and Maureen O'Connell; brothers, Joseph (Ellen), Kevin, and Martin O'Connell; loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Bernard O...
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Jon C. Ranta

June 11, 1947 - December 25, 2013

Jon C. Ranta, age 66, of Schererville passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Joan; children, Michelle and Carrie Ranta; grandchildren, Jon Lucas and Delaney; sister, Julie (Chet) Berry; nephew, Jeff; niece, Heather; and numerous loving family members and friends. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 1 to 6 pm at...
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James E. Phillips

October 2, 1940 - December 22, 2013

James E. Phillips, age73, of Buffalo, IN, formerly of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. He is survived by his siblings, Jenny (Cliff) Sell, Carol (Gart) Powers, Danny (Jean Campbell) Phillips, and Donna (Melvin Blades) White; step-daughters, Kathy (Jim) Nolan, Beverly (Mike) Clairville, and Debbie (Paul) Wells; several grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; parents...
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Thomas "BUDDY" Monacelli, Jr.

October 16, 1964 - December 22, 2013

Thomas L. Monacelli, Jr., age 49, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol; children, Joshua (Michelle) Emmons, Denise and Jackilyn Klund; grandchildren, Elisjiah and Xavier; parents, Thomas Monacelli, Sr. and Alice McGaha; brother, Michael Garrett. A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home with Fr. Ed...
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Sandra K. Powell

July 12, 1939 - December 22, 2013

Sandra K. Powell, age 74, of Crown Point passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, E.C.; children, Jeffrey (Denean) James, Kimberly James, Tammie (Scott Shacter) Powell, and Richard Powell; grandchildren, Jacinda (Seth) Hinten, Jasmine (Chris) Cervik, and Emily, Erin, and Joshua James; great-grandchildren, Eli and Jersey Hinten. Preceded in death by...
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Joe T. Jones

February 28, 1935 - December 19, 2013

Joe T. Jones, age 78, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013. He is survived by his son, Keith and daughter, Ann of Momence, IL; 8 grandchildren, Mikki Jones, Kevin Proud, Jessie Jones-Forbes, Jamie Jones, Michelle (Anthony) Crite, Jennifer (Michael) Wyllie, Joseph Jones, and Erik King; 16 great grandchildren and 2 on the way; sister, Faye; and 2 brothers, Junior and Charles; many...
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