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  • Evelyn "Mimi" Stines Obituary Photo
    Evelyn "Mimi" Stines, 92 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    November 20, 1925 - February 15, 2018

    Evelyn (Mimi) Stines, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home in Cedar Lake, IN on February 15, 2018. She is going to her heavenly home to be with her husband of 72 years, Albert (a.k.a. Clark) who preceded her in...


  • Julius Eileen Wilson Obituary Photo
    Julius Eileen Wilson, 70 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    January 28, 1948 - February 9, 2018

    Julius Eileen Wilson, age 70, of Cedar Lake, passed away on February 9, 2018. She is survived by her son, Billy (Jennifer) Wilson; and granddaughters Madison and Olivia. Eileen was preceded in death by her husband,...


  • Ronald Dee  Stevens Obituary Photo
    Ronald Dee Stevens, 76 Lake Village, Indiana

    August 8, 1941 - February 8, 2018

    Ronald Dee Stevens, age 76, passed away at his home on February 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Ron was born to Jesse and Lena Stevens August 8, 1941 in Providence, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents;...


  • Richard B Skievaski Obituary Photo
    Richard B Skievaski, 82 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    January 16, 1936 - February 8, 2018

    Richard B Skievaski, age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away February 8, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marilyn; children, Debra (nee Wozniczka) (Robert) Phelps, and Derek (Traci) Skievaski,...


  • Rita Kay Lyles Obituary Photo
    Rita Kay Lyles, 64 Lowell, Indiana

    August 15, 1953 - February 5, 2018

    Rita Kay Lyles, age 64, of Lowell passed away on February 5, 2018. She is survived by her children, Tammy (Jeremy) Wathen and Tommy Lyles; grandchildren, Wynonna and Mason; sister, Shirley (Roger) Morgan; sister-in-law...


  • Chester J. Kaszuba Obituary Photo
    Chester J. Kaszuba, 86 Tipton, Indiana

    March 18, 1931 - January 31, 2018

    Chester Joseph Kaszuba "Chet", passed away after an extended illness on January 31st, 2018 at 1:01pm. Chet was surrounded by his loved ones during his last hours of life. Chet is survived by his sons, Daniel Kaszuba and...


  • Dennis E. Fleming Obituary Photo
    Dennis E. Fleming, 70 Lowell, Indiana

    December 2, 1947 - January 28, 2018

    Dennis E. Fleming of Lowell, Indiana, formerly of Calumet City, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Dennis was born on December 2, 1947, the son of...


  • Merritt O. Coffin Obituary Photo
    Merritt O. Coffin, 92 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    July 20, 1925 - January 22, 2018

    Merritt O. Coffin, age 92, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. He is survived by his children, Dian Goff, Larry (Sue) Coffin, and Pam (Chuck) Kouder; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great...


  • Bobby D. Whisler Obituary Photo
    Bobby D. Whisler, 93 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    October 16, 1924 - January 20, 2018

    On Saturday, January 20, 2018 Bobby Whisler found his rest in Jesus' arms at the age of 93. He is survived by daughters Janie (Tom) VanHoose, Jennifer (Bob) Doriot, Jan (Jay) Means; 7 grandchildren, and 23 great...


  • Dolores L. Lapota Obituary Photo
    Dolores L. Lapota, 94 Crown Point, Indiana

    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,...


  • Kurt S. Falkenberg Obituary Photo
    Kurt S. Falkenberg, 36 Crown Point, Indiana

    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...


  • Robert D. Schaafsma Obituary Photo
    Robert D. Schaafsma, 69 Merrillville, Indiana

    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...


  • James Francis Todd, Jr. Obituary Photo
    James Francis Todd, Jr., 32 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Marcella Thiel Obituary Photo
    Marcella Thiel, 72 Dyer, Indiana

    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...


  • Dorothy C. Poremba Obituary Photo
    Dorothy C. Poremba, 76 Merrillville, Indiana

    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)...


  • Thomas J. Foreman Obituary Photo
    Thomas J. Foreman, 66 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Patrick M. Friend Obituary Photo
    Patrick M. Friend, 53 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Ona M. Brewer Obituary Photo
    Ona M. Brewer, 61 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Mary Lou Deno Obituary Photo
    Mary Lou Deno, 84 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Terry L Coffin Obituary Photo
    Terry L Coffin, 72 Monticello, Indiana

    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...


  • Billy Roach Obituary Photo
    Billy Roach, 70 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Ann G Dekker Obituary Photo
    Ann G Dekker, 82 Crown Point, Indiana

    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...


  • Joyce E. Lusk Obituary Photo
    Joyce E. Lusk, 74 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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 ...


  • Norma J. Childress Obituary Photo
    Norma J. Childress, 89 Crown Point, Indiana

    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,...


  • Edward J. Graper Obituary Photo
    Edward J. Graper, 60 DeMotte, Indiana

    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 ...