MAGDALENE BASTIAN BENNETT FORMERLY OF GARY, IN Magdalene Bastian Bennett, age 94 of Hoffman Estates, formerly of Gary, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2010. She is survived by two sons: Rev. Douglas (Patty) Bastian of CO and Rev. Gregory (Nancy) Bastian of NY; daughter, Barbara (John) Neiger of FL; nine grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two brothers: John Brugos of Seymour, IN and David (Shirley) Brugos of Crown Point; sister, Helen Desiderio of IL. Preceded in death by husbands: Ronald Bastian and Randall Bennett; three brothers: Steve, Ted and George Brugos. Magdalene was a retired examiner and supervisor from Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, IL. She was a graduate of Emerson High School at the age of 16. Magdalene was baptized in 1988 at Lorimer Baptist Church, Dolton, IL. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, IN, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Douglas K. Bastian officiating. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Memorials preferred to the Marc Owen Chandler Scholarship Fund, c/o The Community Foundation of Jackson County, P.O. Box 1231, Seymour, IN 47274 or AMVETS, 4647 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at: www.pruzinfuneralservice.com
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PRUZIN BROTHERS FUNERAL SERVICE - Merrillville
6360 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410
Published in The Times on Sept. 14, 2010