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Friday, January 28, 2022
Dorothy Gillette Brady
BRADY, Dorothy Gillette, a resident of Montgomery, AL, formerly of Gary, Indiana, passed away on January 20, 2022. She was a graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1956. The funeral service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of E. G. Cummings... Read More
E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Jan. 28, 2022.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Vivian Morton
Vivian Bynum-Morton was born October 2, 1943, in Victoria Mississippi to the late Georgia & Ramsey Bynum. She married Ronald Morton on March 3, 1962, and to this union 6 children were born. She is a proud graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School Class of 1961. She loved to encourage... Read More
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 26, 2022.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Walter Bramage
Walter J. Bramage, 77, passed away in his home in Henderson, Nevada on November 26, 2021. He was born July 29, 1944, to the late Ardella Johnson Battle in Gary. He was preceded in death by his mother, aunt who raised him, Inez J. Williams, daughter, Tonya Denise Gordon, and wife,... Read More
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 25, 2022.
Lela Mae Washington
Lela Mae Washington was born in Alexander City, AL on September 17, 1921, to Gladys Rowe Thomas and Pellis Thomas. She was the only girl and eldest of four. The family moved to Gary, IN in 1924. Lela graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1939. She was joined in matrimony to Willie... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 25, 2022.
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Barry Patrick Cunningham
Barry Patrick Cunningham Nov. 28, 1931 - Jan. 6, 2022 SUN CITY, AZ - Barry Patrick Cunningham, passed away peacefully with family at his Sun City home early Thursday morning on January 6, 2022. He was 90 years old. Barry is a former resident of Portage, Indiana and a home... Read More
Published in The Times on Jan. 23, 2022.
Barry Patrick Cunningham
CUNNINGHAM, Barry Patrick passed away peacefully with family at his Sun City home early Thursday morning on January 6, 2022. He was 90 years old. Barry is a former resident of Portage, Indiana and a home on Big Platte Lake near Honor, Michigan. He was born November 28, 1931 to Alvin... Read More
Vistoso Funeral Home
Published in Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 23, 2022.
Steven Michael Lewin
Steven Michael Lewin, 77, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2022, surrounded by his family in Highland Park, IL. Loving husband of Joy (nee Krasner), proud father of Jesse (Caitlin) and doting "Ogo" to granddaughter Elly. While Steve's life started in the shadow of World War II... Read More
Chicago Jewish Funerals
Published in Chicago Tribune on Jan. 23, 2022.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
William Dennis Allen Sr.
Mr. William Dennis Allen, Sr., born June 29, 1954, the last living child of 13 children, born to Leslie Jackson Allen, Sr. and Dorothy Allen, passed away January 12, 2022, at the young age of 67. William graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1973. William is survived... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 22, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Bernita M. Calmese
Bernita M. Calmese (AKA Queen "B") born November 17, 1949, made her transition into the presence of the Lord on January 13, 2022. Bernita was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Gary, IN class of 1967. She retired from USW Local Union 1010 in 2014 where she was Executive Assistant... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 19, 2022.
Albert Dowdell Sr.
Albert Dowdell, Sr. age 92 of Gary, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Albert was born in Gary, IN on January 25, 1929. He was a faithful member of Tree of Life MB church, where he faithfully served on the deacon board until his health began to fail. He... Read More
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Rita Galambos
Rita Galambos's passing on Friday, January 14, 2022 has been publicly announced by Burns Funeral Home & Crematory in Crown Point, IN. Legacy... Read More
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Burns Funeral Home & Crematory on Jan. 18, 2022.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Willie L. Gould Jr.
Willie L. Gould Jr. passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022, after an illness. He was born on January 23, 1951, to Willie L. Gould Sr. and Mrs. John Alma Gould in Gary, Indiana. Willie Jr. attended and graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1969 and he served in the U... Read More
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 16, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Robert Northern
Robert Northern was born in Gary Indiana on January 13, 1950, to Johnny and Elvira Northern. He was the third child of eight siblings. On January 7, 2022, six says before his 72nd birthday, Robert was called home to be with the Lord. Robert was a graduate of Roosevelt High School... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 12, 2022.
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Kertene Roberts
Kertene Roberts was born in Gary, IN on Janaury 24, 1939 to the late Aotis and Eula Cooper and passed away on Thursday December 16, 2021. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and a retiree of Oak Forest hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Kertene was preceded... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 9, 2022.
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Gertrude S. Danziger
Gertrude Danziger, née Seelig, age 102, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2021 in Chicago due to respiratory failure. Gertrude (Trudy) was born in 1919 in Chicago, Illinois to Clara and Isadore Seelig. Her father owned a grocery store on the North side of Chicago and her mother... Read More
Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home
Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 12, 2021.
Matthew Glenn McGuiggan
Matthew McGuiggan's passing at the age of 55 has been publicly announced by Lake Country Cremations in Lake Forest, IL. Legacy invites you to... Read More
Lake Country Cremations
Published in Lake Country Cremations on Dec. 12, 2021.
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Lillian Ann Fuller
Lillian Ann Fuller (age 93) was born on November 22, 1928, to the late Samuel and Viney (Waters) Washington in Steubenville, OH and departed this life for eternal rest on November 30, 2021, in the presence of family. In addition to her parents, Lillian was preceded in death by sons... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Dec. 5, 2021.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Joseph B. White Sr.
Joseph Benjamin "Chico" White Sr. was born on March 27, 1929, in Gary, Indiana. He was a member at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Trustee Board, Benevolence Ministry, Male Chorus, and drove the church van. He attended Gary Roosevelt High School. He served in the U.S. Army and... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 30, 2021.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Dr. Charles Norman Pollack
Dr. Charles Norman Pollack Oct. 15, 1940 - Sep. 30, 2021 CARMEL, IN - Dr. Charles Norman "Chuck" Pollack, 80, of Carmel, IN, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2021 after complications from a stroke. His summer was spent surrounded by well-wishing family and friends.... Read More
Leppert Mortuary & Crematory Services - Carmel Chapel
Published in The Times on Nov. 28, 2021.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Andre P. Chatman
In Loving Memory Of Andre' Pierre Chatman February 24, 1968- November 18, 2021 born in Gary, In. He was a student at Roosevelt High School. Andre' also served in the U.S. Navy in 1986- 1990. He is preceded in death by his mother Eiline Joyce Chatman and brother Leonard Chatman. He... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Irene Contreras
Irene Contreras August 8, 1945 - November 16, 2021 EAST CHICAGO - Irene Contreras, age 76, of East Chicago, IN was called to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Irene was born to the late Jose' and Mauricia Sandoval on August 8, 1945 in East Chicago, IN. She leaves... Read More
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
Published in The Times on Nov. 21, 2021.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Lewis Bernard Woods Jr.
Lewis Bernard Woods, Jr. (a/k/a "Big Lew") was born on June 1, 1943 in Gary, Indiana to Lewis B. Woods, Sr. and Clarine Woods. He was their third child. As a young man growing up in Indiana, Lewis attended elementary and middle school in Gary and he graduated from Roosevelt High School... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Anna Cornelia Simmons
ANNA CORNELIA SIMMONS (Anna C.) left her earthly home, early Monday October 11, 2021. She is safely in the arms of her Lord and Savior. She was the 2nd girl of nine children born to her devoted parents, Lucious Simmons Sr., and Louise McGehee Simmons, on February 13, 1932, in Gary... Read More
Divinity Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
James Bryant Jr.
James Curtis Bryant, Jr, age 84, born October 7, 1937 to James Curtis Bryant, Sr. and Lurline Bryant passed away on November 2, 2021. A graduate of Roosevelt High School, class of 1956, James was employed at Bethlehem Steel Mill for 37 years and served in the United States Army. He... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 11, 2021.
Sunday, November 7, 2021
Linda S. Rothstein
Linda S. Rothstein nee Smith, 82, of Chicago, IL died on October 31, in Hyde Park, after a brief illness. She was born on October 23, 1939, in Des Moines, IA, where she attended Theodore Roosevelt High School and, she would want us to mention, went to the state championship for table... Read More
Chicago Jewish Funerals
Published in Chicago Tribune on Nov. 7, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Marleen J. Haugh
Marleen J. Haugh GRIFFITH, IN - Marleen J. Haug, age 84, of Griffith, formerly of East Chicago, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Marleen is survived by her loving twin sister Maureen Marsh; sisters-in-law: Marjorie Haugh and Joan (Edward) Haugh-Beatty; nine dear... Read More
Solan Pruzin Funeral Home & Crematory - Schererville
Published in The Times on Nov. 3, 2021.
Brenda Mitchell
Brenda, 73, of Merrillville, Indiana, passed away October 17, 2021. She was born in September 1948 in Gary, Indiana, to Rufus and Rose Marie (Smith) Mitchell. A 1966 graduate of Roosevelt High School, Brenda earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University Northwest... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 3, 2021.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Shelia Ann Mitchell
Sheila, 74, of Merrillville, Ind., passed away Sept. 22, 2021. She was born in Gary, Ind., in September 1946 to Rufus and Rose Marie (Smith) Mitchell. A 1964 graduate of Roosevelt High School, Sheila attended Fisk University before joining the United States Army in 1977. She retired... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home on Nov. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Milbra Henderson
Milbra Henderson, 86 received her heavenly wings on Monday, October 10, 2021 at the Golden Living Center in Merrillville, IN. She was born in Sunflower, Mississippi. The family eventually settled in Gary, Indiana. She attended Roosevelt High School where she graduated with honors... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 20, 2021.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
James Randolph Knighten
James R. Knighten, age 74, of Gary, passed away Saturday, October 9th 2021. James graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1966 and was a Bethlehem Steel retiree. His favorite saying was, "Everyday is a good day." James was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ choir and he transitioned... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 17, 2021.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sheila Ann Mitchell
Sheila, 74, of Merrillville, Ind., passed away Sept. 22, 2021. She was born in Gary, Ind., in September 1946 to Rufus and Rose Marie (Smith) Mitchell. A 1964 graduate of Roosevelt High School, Sheila attended Fisk University before joining the United States Army in 1977. She retired... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 13, 2021.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Lucille Taylor
On September 25, 2021, the Lord called home a faithful soldier in Lucille Jones Taylor. She was a dynamic woman, that graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School’s class of 1982. A Cancer survivor since 2010, Lucille dedicated her life to caring for the aged and disabled. She began... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home on Oct. 5, 2021.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Kelly J. Morris
Kelly Jo Morris was born on January 13, 1961, in Gary, IN to the union of Marie Jones Morris and Billie Morris, both whom proceeded her in death... Read More
Emmanuel Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Westville
Published in Emmanuel Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Westville on Sep. 23, 2021.
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Joan Bryant-Berry
Joan Bryant-Berry, the daughter of Susie and Joe Bryant was born on January 20, 1931 in Pulaski, Tennessee. After the family moved to Gary in 1942, Joan attended schools in Gary and began her career working as a student assistant in the administrative offices of Roosevelt School.... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune from Sep. 19 to Sep. 24, 2021.
Helene Rose Johannesen
Helene Rose Johannesen,86, a lifelong Chicagoan, died peacefully on August 29, 2021. Loving daughter of the late Edwin and Frieda Johannesen; sister of Gloria (late John) Rowley; aunt of Susan (Douglas) Smith and David (Lori) Rowley and grand-aunt of Courtney and Quincy Rowley. She... Read More
Published in Chicago Tribune on Sep. 19, 2021.
Eric Wells
Eric Wells, born to Leon Wells and Claudia Smith Wells, left us with a wealth of cherished memories on Monday, September 13, 2021. In his own words, "I'll be limping along with my God for eternity, smiling all the way with a strut to my gait so all will know my limp is my stride.... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 19, 2021.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Tonya Gordon
CLICK HERE TO WATCH TONYA'S SERVICE   Tonya Denise Gordon, passed away at her residence Sept. 10, 2021. She was born Oct. 6, 1961, to Hester Gordon and Walter Bramage in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, class of 1980. At an early age she was baptized... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home on Sep. 16, 2021.
Friday, September 10, 2021
A. Dale Bjorklund
A. Dale Bjorklund died at his home in Manteno, Illinois, April 4, 2020, at age 89. Though his death was unexpected, Dale was ready at any time to go to his heavenly Father. Alfred "Dale" Bjorklund was born March 9, 1931, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Alfred J. and Agnes C. (Myhre)... Read More
Clancy-Gernon Funeral Homes- Manteno
Published in SouthtownStar on Sep. 10, 2021.
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Archie Barnes Jr.
Archie Barnes, Jr. age 82, passed away August 30, 2021. He was born March 14, 1939 to Archie and Cora Bell Barnes in Magnolia, MS. He accepted Christ at an early age. Archie was a graduate of Roosevelt High School. He served in the U.S. Army. Archie was employed at Inland Steel and... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 5, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Ronald Vincent Roddy
Ronald Vincent Roddy, born August 23, 1931, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Rev. Roy and Sadie Roddy, transitioned to Heaven on August 19, 2021. Ronnie graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1950. He relocated to Chicago and worked at Vitner's Snacks as a truck driver.... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 2, 2021.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Ronnie Leroy Lyons
Mr. Ronnie Leroy Lyons was born July 21, 1957 to Leroy and Ruth Lyons in Gary, Indiana. Ronnie who many referred to as "Lyons" was a man who was admired by anyone who met him. Ronnie attended Bethune Elementary School, Froebel Jr. High and was a 1976 graduate of Roosevelt High School... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 26, 2021.
Howard Tyrone Chandler
Howard Tyrone Chandler's passing at the age of 49 has been publicly announced by D.L. Perkins and Sons in Melrose Park, IL. Legacy invites you... Read More
D.L. Perkins and Sons
Published in D.L. Perkins and Sons on Aug. 26, 2021.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Irwin Kipnis
Irwin Kipnis (Kip) 94, passed away in Boca Raton, Florida on August 13, 2021. Kip was born in Chicago in 1926, attended Roosevelt High School and went on to join the Navy during World War II. As a perpetually sea sick sailor he was stationed securely on an island in the Pacific. After... Read More
Published in Chicago Tribune on Aug. 22, 2021.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Bernice Bradley
Bernice Bradley's passing at the age of 85 has been publicly announced by Ridgelawn Funeral Home in Gary, IN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences... Read More
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
Published in Ridgelawn Funeral Home on Aug. 19, 2021.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
William Hall
Mr. William English was born on October 13, 1942 in Gary, Indiana to William Hall and Helen (Wilson) Hall. He attended Gary Roosevelt High School and graduated class of 1962. William was an employee of Ford Motors for 30 years. Years later, he met Levone Reid and they were united... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home on Aug. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Edwin Willard Oesterreicher
Edwin "Ed" Willard Oesterreicher, age 93. loving husband and ideal traveling companion for 63 years to Donna, nee Alspector; caring and proud father of Jill Gilford, James, Jay and Jody Oesterreicher, fond former father-in-law of Lisa Warsaw Oesterreicher, adoring grandfather of Ben... Read More
Mitzvah Memorial Funerals - Deerfield
Published in Chicago Tribune on Aug. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Larry Dante Willis
Larry Dante Willis passed away July 20, 2021. He was born March 21, 1988 in Gary, Indiana. The only child born to Larry Jerome Marthel and Edice Maria Willis-Marthel. Larry graduated from Roosevelt High School class of 2006. He was employed at Meats by Linz. Larry was an honorable... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 4, 2021.
Sunday, August 1, 2021
Betty Jean Johnson
Betty Jean Johnson of Gary, Indiana was born January 23, 1936 in Jackson, TN. Betty made her peaceful transition on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Betty graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School class of 1954 and a proud member of the reunion committee for many years. Betty was a member... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 1, 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Johnnie Mae Ballard Brown
Johnnie Mae Ballard Brown, age 71, transitioned to her Heavenly mansion on July 18, 2021, in Dayton NV, while on a brief stay with her son.  She was born March 9, 1950, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Johnnie Ballard and Beatrice (Mask) Allen. She was the eldest of five children to... Read More
Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home
Published in Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home on Jul. 29, 2021.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Gordon Pointer Sr.
Gordon Pointer, Sr. transitioned to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Community Hospital, in Munster, Indiana. Gordon was born April 18, 1955. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1974. Gordon is a retiree from U.S. Steel Company. Throughout his life's journey,... Read More
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jul. 28, 2021.
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