MAGDALINE G. BAJZATT "MAGGIE" (NEE GABOR) WHITING, IN Magdaline G. "Maggie" Bajzatt (nee Gabor), age 82, of Whiting passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Hammond- Whiting Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late John Bajzatt who passed away August 16, 2000; loving mother of John Steven (Kathy) of Houston, TX, Thomas Joseph (Linda) of Wolcott, IN and Gary (Judith), WFD of Whiting; proud grandmother of Robert (Amanda) Bajzatt, Rebecca (Casey) Larson, Katie, Stephen and Alex Bajzatt; cherished sister of Sylvia (Larry) McClelland of Whiting and the late Steve Gabor; dearest sister-in-law of the late Julia (late Charles) Behary and late James (late Helen) Kantor; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting with the Rev. Koloman K. Ludwig of the Hungarian Reformed Church, Whiting, officiating; cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Maggie Bajzatt was born on January 26, 1930 to Steve and Mary (Nagy) Gabor in Besa, Czechoslovakia and was a longtime resident of Whiting, where she was a graduate of Whiting High School, Class of 1948. She was a devoted member of the Hungarian Reformed Church, Whiting where she had served as the Chief Elder. Maggie had served on the Whiting Library Board for 16 years and was a past president. She was a volunteer for Greater Hammond Community Service and was a member of the American Legion, Whiting Post 80 Women's Auxiliary, the Whiting P.T.A. (past president) and the Whiting Little League (past officer). She was a retiree of Centier Bank (First Bank of Whiting) with over 25 years of service. Maggie and her late husband, John, were the owners and operators of the Sunshine Inn in Hammond for many years. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend to many, Maggie will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Hungarian Reformed Church, Whiting would be appreciated. (219) 659-4400.
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Published in The Times from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2012