Emilie Lamb Massette
75, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013. She was born October 10, 1938 in Indianaplois to Dr. Emmett and Margaret (Kluger) Lamb, graduated from Tudor Hall School in 1956, received a B.A. in Education from Indiana University and her Masters from Purdue University. Emilie taught third, fourth and fifth grade classes at Yost Elementary School in Porter most of her career with sabbatical teaching years in China and New Zealand. She was an active member of First Christian Church, D.O.C. in Valparaiso, sang in their choir and was a member of the Red Hat Society. Emilie satisfied her wanderlust by traveling throughout the world which included scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, parasailing in Mexico and acquiring her pilot's license in 1994 at age 55.
Survivors include her children, Rev. Victoria (Joseph) Ubben of Valparaiso, Samuel (Melinda Boothe) Massette of Porter; 3 sisters, Suzanne (George) Holder of California, Judy (Clarence) Doninger of Indianapolis, Sarah Isaak of Greenwood, IN and 2 grandsons, Jeremiah and Isaiah Smith both of Valparaiso.
A burial service was held on December 23, 2013 at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. A local memorial service will be held at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 1507 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the General Operating Fund at First Christian Church D.O.C., 1507 E. Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383. MoellerFuneralHome.com