Johnnie Mae Alexander

JOHNNIE MAE TWARDAK-ALEXANDER VALPARAISO, IN FORMERLY CHICAGO Johnnie Mae Twardak - Alexander, age 91 of Valparaiso; formerly of Chicago, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. Survived by daughter, Diane (Don) Nelson of Valparaiso; seven grandchildren: Dawn (Richard) Jurgens of Munster, Holly Twardak of Chicago, Jonna (Rodney) Kirk of CA, Joseph (Shannon) Ahner of Valparaiso, Lori (Ming) Lowe of Indianapolis, Christy (Matt) Ulsas of Indianapolis and Sam (Missy) Haines of The Netherlands; 12 great-grandchildren: Nicole, Tim, Alyssa, Ken, Marina, Alivia, Blake, Claudia, Lauren, Alex, Tajaia Danielle and Chance; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Stanley and Loretta Twardak of Plainfield, IL. Preceded in death by husbands: John Twardak and Denver Alexander; son, Daniel John Twardak; and granddaughter, Laura Haines-Vanderipe. Johnnie Mae was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. She also belonged to the Red Hat Society and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Portage. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage on Tuesday from 3:00- 8:00 PM with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. DIRECTLY from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 356 W. 700 N., Valparaiso with Rev. Paul Quanz and Rev. Douglas Mayer officiating. There will be visitation at the church half an hour prior to services. At rest, Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at

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2700 Willowcreek Road  Portage, IN 46368

Published in The Times from July 23 to July 24, 2012