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June 12, 2017

Ted F. Hathaway

Ted F. Hathaway

DeMotte, IN

Ted F. Hathaway, age 88, of DeMotte, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village in DeMotte, with his family by his side.   Ted was born April 20, 1929, in North Manchester, Indiana. He is the son of Paul and Oma (Fisher) Hathaway. Ted...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from May 13 to Jun. 12, 2017.

June 11, 2017

Debbie Marie Armstrong

Debbie Marie Armstrong

Wheatfield, IN

Debbie Marie Armstrong, age 59, of Wheatfield, passed away May 9, 2017. Debbie was born on August 16, 1957, in Rensselaer, Indiana to Daniel and Florence (Cleveringa) Whitmore. Debbie was a lifetime area resident. She graduated from Kankakee Valley High School in 1978. Debbie...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from May 12 to Jun. 11, 2017.

May 24, 2017

Thomas M. Burns

Thomas M. Burns

DeMotte, IN

Thomas M. Burns, age 81, of DeMotte, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Southlake Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Indiana. Thomas was born June 27, 1935 in Hammond, Indiana. He was the son of Thomas Loren and Marie Rose (Schumaker) Burns. He graduated from Hebron...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Apr. 24 to May 24, 2017.

Robert Chesley Herrick

Robert Chesley Herrick

DeMotte, IN

Robert Chesley Herrick, age 79, of DeMotte, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his residence. Robert was born January 6, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Hadley and Ruth (Getzleman) Herrick. Robert was employed as a Union Welder with Local #701 and #56 from...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Apr. 24 to May 24, 2017.

Martha E. Sekema

Martha E. Sekema

Monticello, IN

Martha E. Sekema, 86, of Monticello, formerly of DeMotte, passed away April 14, 2017,  in Monticello , Indiana. Martha was born on Oct. 10, 1930, in Jasper County, Ind. She was the daughter of Lee and Mabel (Crawford) Myers.  On July 1, 1945, Martha married the love of her...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Apr. 24 to May 24, 2017.

May 4, 2017

Glenna Lorraine Whitesell

Glenna Lorraine Whitesell

DeMotte, IN

Glenna Lorraine Whitesell, 85, of DeMotte, Ind., passed away March 30, 2017  in Brook, Ind. Glenna was born on October 15, 1931, in Bismarck, Illinois.  She was the daughter of George and Mary Jane (Young) Deck.  Glenna attended Hammond High School,  Class of 1949.   She was...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Apr. 4 to May 4, 2017.

April 28, 2017

Carrie M. Lane

Carrie M. Lane

DeMotte, IN

Carrie M. Lane, 84, of DeMotte, formerly of Rensselaer, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village in DeMotte.   Carrie was born Jan. 17, 1933, in Campbell County, Tennessee.  She was the daughter of Hubert and Sarah (Phillips) Gross,...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Mar. 29 to Apr. 28, 2017.

April 15, 2017

Arthur Vance "Butch" Ptacek

Arthur Vance "Butch" Ptacek

DeMotte, IN

Arthur "Butch" Vance Ptacek, 80, of DeMotte passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Merrillville, Indiana.   Arthur "Butch" Vance Ptacek was born Aug. 15, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois.  He was the son of Frank and Theodora Fay (Glass) Ptacek.  Butch was a graduate of DeMotte...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Mar. 16 to Apr. 15, 2017.

Joe C. Roorda

Joe C. Roorda

DeMotte, IN

Joe C. Roorda, 88, of DeMotte, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Franciscan Health Center in Crown Point.  Joe Charles Roorda was born in DeMotte, to Frank and Agnes Roorda on June 18, 1928. As a youth, Joe worked for Fred B. Moolenaar in truck farming until he entered...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Mar. 16 to Apr. 15, 2017.

Kaila Richelle Smith

Kaila Richelle Smith

W. Lafayette, IN

Kaila Richelle Smith, 21, of West Lafayette, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017. She was born on January 9, 1996, in Valparaiso to James R. Smith and Heather (Sheperd) Hildebrand. Kaila graduated from North Newton High School in 2014. She was working as a receptionist for...

March 31, 2017

Dale Arthur Bovenkerk

Dale Arthur Bovenkerk

South Holland, IL

Dale Arthur Bovenkerk, 72, of South Holland, Ill., passed away peacefully Saturday, February 25, 2017. He was the beloved husband of LaVonne "Bonnie" Bovenkerk (nee Van Beek); loving father of Michelle Renee Bovenkerk, Stephen Dale (Ann) Bovenkerk and Jennifer Susan...

Jean Lamka

Jean Lamka

DeMotte, IN

Jean Lamka, 61, of DeMotte passed into the arms of angels on February 18, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side.  She was born on Oct. 17, 1955, in Illinois to John and the late Gladys (Guild) Bielefeldt.  She was a graduate of the Thornton Fractional High...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Mar. 1 to Mar. 31, 2017.

Neva "Ruth" Mak

Neva "Ruth" Mak

DeMotte, IN

Neva 'Ruth' Mak, age 87, of DeMotte, passed away on February 25, 2017 at her home with her loving family around her. Ruth was born to Orville 'Shine' and Jessie (Jones) Meyers in Wheatfield, Indiana on December 31, 1929. Ruth graduated from Wheatfield High School. She married...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Mar. 1 to Mar. 31, 2017.

March 22, 2017

Ernest O. Jones

Ernest O. Jones

Delphi, IN

Ernest O. Jones, 81, of Delphi, formerly of Roselawn, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Milner Community Health Care in Rossville, Ind.  Ernest was born in Newton, Ind., on June 16, 1935, the son of Ernest and Ethel (Page) Jones both deceased. Ernest attended the Newton...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Feb. 20 to Mar. 22, 2017.

Dorothy Mae Woudema

Dorothy Mae Woudema

DeMotte, IN

Dorothy Mae Woudema, age 89, of DeMotte passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Oak Grove Retirement Village.   Dorothy was born on February 25, 1927 in DeMotte, the daughter of Martin Musch and Sara Dexter Geislman.  She was a lifelong resident of DeMotte and a graduate of...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Feb. 20 to Mar. 22, 2017.

March 11, 2017

Mildred J. Hamstra

Mildred J. Hamstra

DeMotte, IN

Mildred J. Hamstra, 95, a lifelong resident of DeMotte passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Oak Grove Retirement Village. Mildred was born in DeMotte, on April 24, 1921, the daughter of Richard and Ricca (Hoffman) Tysen.  She was a graduate of DeMotte High School, Class of...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Feb. 9 to Mar. 11, 2017.

February 25, 2017

Norma Jean Harmon

Norma Jean Harmon

Warsaw, IN

Norma Jean Harmon, 72, of Warsaw (formerly of Wheatfield) passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Aperion Care of DeMotte. Norma Jean was born in East Chicago, on Sept. 22, 1944, the daughter of Samual and Mable (Durflinger) DeArmond.  She was a graduate of Hammond...

Published in Kankakee Valley Post News from Jan. 26 to Feb. 25, 2017.
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