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  • Audrey Kennedy Obituary Photo
    Audrey Kennedy, 91 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Joan Tesky Obituary Photo
    Joan Tesky, 66 Kentland, Indiana

    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...


  • Catherine "Cat" Altop Obituary Photo
    Catherine "Cat" Altop, 32 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Mary Lou Washington Obituary Photo
    Mary Lou Washington, 87 Dyer, Indiana

    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...


  • Jack Wagar Obituary Photo
    Jack Wagar, 68 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Rufus Reyes Obituary Photo
    Rufus Reyes, 58 Lake Village, Indiana

    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...


  • Marlene Martin Obituary Photo
    Marlene Martin, 59 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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)...


  • Anne E. Stuppy Obituary Photo
    Anne E. Stuppy, 95 DeMotte, Indiana

    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)...


  • Jack E. Hollar, 82 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Todd L. Heflin Obituary Photo
    Todd L. Heflin, 76 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Dwight Hughes Obituary Photo
    Dwight Hughes, 64 Lowell, Indiana

    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,...


  • William Gray Obituary Photo
    William Gray, 74 Merrillville, Indiana

    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...


  • Becky A. Hollar Obituary Photo
    Becky A. Hollar, 52 Demotte, Indiana

    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,...


  • Diane E. Davenport Obituary Photo
    Diane E. Davenport, 57 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Victoria Cassoday Obituary Photo
    Victoria Cassoday, 69 Hammond, Indiana

    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.,...


  • Arlene Clark Obituary Photo
    Arlene Clark, 87 Lowell, Indiana

    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...


  • Christopher Ray Pickett Obituary Photo
    Christopher Ray Pickett, 29 Lowell, Indiana

    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;...


  • Eline Halsen Obituary Photo
    Eline Halsen, 76 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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...


  • Jimmie D. Martin Obituary Photo
    Jimmie D. Martin, 80 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Norman Clay Williams Obituary Photo
    Norman Clay Williams, 29 Portage, Indiana

    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...


  • Cecelia Zahler Obituary Photo
    Cecelia Zahler, 83 Schererville, Indiana

    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...


  • Thomas Vassar Obituary Photo
    Thomas Vassar, 74 Franklin, Indiana

    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)...


  • Michael  Shoemaker Obituary Photo
    Michael Shoemaker, 45 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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)...


  • Theresa Biscuso Obituary Photo
    Theresa Biscuso, 91 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    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,...


  • Joseph Lopez, Jr Obituary Photo
    Joseph Lopez, Jr, 88 Crown Point, Indiana

    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...