KELSEY M. PETERSEN VALPARAISO, IN Kelsey M. Petersen, age 15, of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Merrillville, IN, went to Heaven on Thursday, June 12, 2008. Kelsey Marie is survived by her parents; Anthony and Carly Petersen of Valparaiso; brother Matthew Petersen of Merrillville; sisters: Hannah and Grace Petersen of Valparaiso; maternal grandmother Janet Fedorchak of Merrillville; matneral grandfather George Fedorchak of Valparaiso; paternal grandmother Wanda (Barry) Kennedy of Crown Point; paternal grandfather Charles (Shannon) Petersen of Knoxville, TN; aunts and uncles: Josh and Stephanie Fedorchak of Valparaiso, Charles Petersen of IL, Rachel Petersen of IL, Shannon Manis of Hobart; numerous cousins and friends. Kelsey Marie was a former member of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church. She was a freshman student at Valparaiso High School, a former student at Merrillville Intermediate and Salk Elementary School. She was an avid softball player with the Valparaiso Parks Dept. and an employee at Deep River Waterpark. Kelsey loved to write poems and enjoyed taking pictures. Her passion was her friends and helping other people. Friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 4pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 9:15 a.m. from Pruzin Brothers Chapel and 10am from Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church (8303 Taft St. Merrillville) with Rev. Joseph Vamos officiating. At rest St. Paul Cemetery, Valparaiso. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at www.pruzinfuneralservice.com.
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Published in The Times from June 15 to June 17, 2008