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Friday, November 26, 2021
Kathleen M. Dolohery
Kathleen M. Dolohery, 63, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Fountainview Terrace in La Porte.Kathleen "Kathy" was born on June 8, 1958, in La Porte, Indiana, to Alfred "Ted" and Judith "Judy" I. (Schroeder) Dolohery.Surviving are her parents of La Porte; sister, Julia; and... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 26, 2021.
Sharon E. Sehorn
Sharon E. Sehorn, 78, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at 5:40 a.m. in her home.Private family services will be conducted. Burial will take place in Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte, Indiana. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, Indiana, is... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 26, 2021.
John Vaio
John Vaio, age 82, Emeritus Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago, passed away on Nov. 19, 2021, after a struggle with pancreatic cancer.John graduated summa cum laude from Columbia College in New York in 1961, and was featured on the cover of Time... Read More
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 26, 2021.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Victor E. Asch
Victor E. Asch, age 92, a lifelong resident of New Buffalo, died peacefully Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.His life began July 19, 1929, in South Bend, Indiana, to Homer and Mary Asch.He married Catherine Murabito May 14, 1953, in Crown Point, Indiana. After 53 years of marriage, she preceded... Read More
Wagner Family Funerals - Pobocik Chapel - Three Oaks
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 25, 2021.
Walter Lee Hoard
Rev. Walter Lee Hoard, formerly of Everett, Pennsylvania, went to be with the Lord Nov. 19, 2021. He had been receiving care at the Island Home Park in Knoxville, Tennessee.Walter was born March 16, 1930, in DeSoto, Missouri, the third child to Robert Hoard and Olive (Lee) Hoard.... Read More
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 25, 2021.
Jose Antwon Jenkins Jr.
On Jan. 6, 2003, a King was born, Jose Antwon Jenkins Jr., in Michigan City, Indiana, to Jose A. Jenkins Sr. and Shontelle Jenkins.Jose A. Jenkins, 18, affectionately known as "Moehead," got his nickname from his uncle Scott.Jose accepted Christ at an early age. He was a Michigan... Read More
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 25, 2021.
Francis E. Mark
Francis E. Mark, 88, of Michigan City, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Queen of All Saints Church. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021... Read More
Root Funeral Home Inc
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 25, 2021.
Mary Annette Smith
Mary Annette Smith was born May 3, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois, to Robert Smith Sr. and Essie Lee Smith. She was the oldest of five children. Two of her siblings, Robert Smith Jr. and Vernestine Lee, have preceded her in death.Mary received her education through the Chicago Public... Read More
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Gertrude A. Losiniecki
Gertrude A. Losiniecki, 55, La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at 4:26 a.m. in Northwest Health-La Porte, La Porte, Indiana.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 24, 2021.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Gail Lynn Schroeder
Gail Lynn Schroeder, 65, of New Carlisle passed away peacefully at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in her home.She was born March 28, 1956, in La Porte, Indiana, to Robert and Patricia (Helt) Herod.Gail loved her family deeply and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.Surviving... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 23, 2021.
Monday, November 22, 2021
Arthur Wayne Davis
Arthur Wayne Davis was born on July 20, 1942, in New Buffalo, Michigan. According to his mother, Karma Mann Davis, the night before his birth was the hottest night of the year. She and Wayne's father, Arthur Davis, took their children to sleep on the beach along the shore of Lake... Read More
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Marian Heath
Marian Heath, 91, of La Porte, passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Fountainview Terrace.Marian was born on April 20, 1930, in La Porte, Indiana, to Raymond Homer and Edna Emma (Hoeppner) Link.On June 3, 1953, she married Harold Otha Heath, who preceded her in death on March 14... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Betty Jane Herrold
Our Beloved mother, Betty Jane Herrold, 92, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.Betty was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Frazee, Minnesota, to the late Cleveland and Edith (Stillings) Graham.Betty married James Henry Herrold on Oct. 15, 1949. He passed away Jan. 10, 1979... Read More
Essling Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Doris Leah Lewalski
Doris Leah Lewalski, 88, of Michigan City passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2021, at her home in Michigan City.Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Root Funeral Home. Burial will follow services in Greenwood Cemetery. Viewing will be held on... Read More
Root Funeral Home Inc
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Garland Mullins
Garland Mullins, 81, of La Porte passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Northwest Health-La Porte.Garland was born on Feb. 9, 1940, in Waldo, Kentucky, to Jasper and Eva (Hale) Mullins.On June 9, 1979, in Fish Lake, Indiana, he married Margie Fisher, who survives.Also surviving... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Dennis D. Phillips
Dennis D. Phillips, 74, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at 3:48 a.m. in his home surrounded by his family.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana,... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Bridget "Dolly" Schiavone
Bridget "Dolly" Florence Schiavone (née Rossi), 93, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in her home, surrounded by her beloved husband and family.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Queen of All Saints... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Gerald Wayne Yourist
Gerald Wayne Yourist I, age 71, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.Gerald was born on June 25, 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, to Marvin H. Yourist and Imogene (Foulks) Lewis, who preceded him in death.He is survived by his son, Gerald Wayne Yourist II;... Read More
Geisen-Carlisle Funeral & Cremation Services - Michigan City
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2021.
Friday, November 19, 2021
Patricia Mary "Pat" Bolakowski
Patricia "Pat" Mary Bolakowski, 82, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, was called home by God on Nov. 16, 2021.Born on Oct. 18, 1939, to Mamie and Anthony "Toney" Pekofske of Rolling Prairie, Indiana. Pat fulfilled her dream of farming when her and her husband, Thaddeus Bolakowski, purchased... Read More
Kaniewski Funeral Homes - New Carlisle
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 19, 2021.
Dr. Victor Contri
Dr. Victor Contri, 73, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 10:40 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in his home.He was born Dec. 13, 1947, in East Chicago, Indiana, to Hugo and Millicent (Obradovich) Contri.Dr. Contri graduated from Merrillville High School, Indiana University and... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 19, 2021.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Phyllis Ann Carty
Phyllis Ann Carty, 91, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at 8:10 a.m. in her home.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, Indiana, with Rev. Jordan... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2021.
Chester M. Krusinski
Chester M. Krusinski, 91, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at 10:03 a.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1506 Washington St., Michigan City,... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2021.
Mary Beth Watterson
On Friday, Sept. 24, the Lord's angels carried Mary Beth Watterson's soul to meet Him and be reunited with her parents.She was born May 16, 1949, in La Porte to Jim and Helen Reed.She married the love of her life, Charles Watterson Jr., who survives, on July 3, 1992. They moved to... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Phyllis Ann Carty
Phyllis Ann Carty, 91, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at 8:10 a.m. in her home.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, Indiana, with Rev. Jordan... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 17, 2021.
Winifred R. Kolar
Winifred R. Kolar, 98, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021.Winifred was born Thursday, March 15, 1923, in La Porte to Jacob and Rose (Mizar) Dreiner, and resided here all her life.On July 5, 1947, she married George E. Kolar, who preceded her in death on Sept.... Read More
Essling Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 17, 2021.
Gary M. McCammon
Gary M. McCammon passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 13, 2021. He left this world exactly as he would have wanted, swiftly and on his way to dinner and drinks.Gary started his lifelong adventure in Dayton, Ohio, and moved to Chicago in his 20s to pursue his career in medical malpractice... Read More
Cooney Funeral Homes - Chicago
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 17, 2021.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Sue Ann Biggs
Sue A. Biggs, 85, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at 4:52 a.m. in her home, surrounded by her family.Per her wishes, there will be no service or visitation. Cremation has taken place. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, Indiana, is handling... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 16, 2021.
Susan M. Gulstrom
Susan M. Gulstrom, 81, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. in Life Care Center of Michigan City, surrounded by her family.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Buffalo and 10th... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 16, 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Kevin M. Marciniak
Kevin M. Marciniak, age 40, of Michiana Shores, Indiana, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Kevin was born on Oct. 1, 1981, in Valparaiso, Indiana, to Stephen and Cheryl Marciniak.He is survived by his parents; brothers, Nicholas Marciniak and Scot (Jake... Read More
Geisen-Carlisle Funeral & Cremation Services - Michigan City
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 15, 2021.
Keith Otto Morris (aka 'KO')
Keith Otto Morris, age 75, of Leitchfield, Kentucky, formerly of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.He was born on Sept. 30, 1946, in Hudson, Michigan, to Cecil A. and Wanda E. Morris, who both preceded him in death. On Nov. 28, 1970, Keith married the... Read More
Geisen-Carlisle Funeral & Cremation Services - Michigan City
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 15, 2021.
Roger L. Pedzinski
Roger L. Pedzinski, 83, of La Porte passed away unexpectedly at 6:53 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in his home.He was born Nov. 20, 1937, in Michigan City, Indiana, to Louis and Beulah (Heins) Pedzinski.Roger worked at the Budd Company in Gary for many years and then at PNC, where he... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 15, 2021.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Mary Ann Finney
Mary Ann Finney, 64, of Walkerton passed away peacefully at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in her home.She was born Feb. 21, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, to Robert and Marion (Armarlis) Gilroy.Mary was an avid biker and motorcycle enthusiast. She was a dedicated wife, daughter,... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 12, 2021.
Patricia A. Finney
Patricia A. Finney, 85, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at 9:11 a.m. in Miller's Health & Rehab, La Porte, Indiana.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 12, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Helen Lester
Helen Lester, 95, of Michigan City passed away to her heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at 3:33 a.m. at her home.Mass of Christian Burial will held on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at Queen of All Saints Church at 10 a.m. Private family burial will be held in Greenwood Cemetery.... Read More
Root Funeral Home Inc
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 11, 2021.
Paul W. Pearson
Paul W. Pearson, 78, of Westville passed away Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at home. He was born Nov. 15, 1942, in Harvey, Illinois, to Bert and Elizabeth (Repka) Pearson.On Jan. 29, 2021, he married Katherine (Wenzel), who survives. Paul is survived by his son, Gregory (Michelle) Pearson... Read More
Newhard Funeral Home - Westville
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 11, 2021.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Richard Fischer
Richard Fischer, 93, of Texas passed away on Oct. 25, 2021, in Kingsford Hills, Texas.Graveside service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. in Greenwood Cemetery.Root Funeral Home has been entrusted with the local arrangements.Richard was born Oct. 6, 1928, to the... Read More
Root Funeral Home Inc
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Allison Jane Mack
Allison Jane (Mantei) Mack, 48, passed away on Nov. 7, 2021, after a hard fought battle with cancer.Allison is survived by her husband of 21 years, Greg; her children, Brendan and Maura; her mother, Kathleen Mantei (Richard) Walker; her three sisters, Susan (Jeff) Koepke, Sara (Matthew)... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Arthur Mathias
Arthur Mathias, 79, of Dunedin passed away on Sept. 21, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Florida.Arthur (Art or Butch) was born in Michigan City, Indiana, to Arthur and Margaret (Yeaney) Mathias on July 31, 1942. He graduated from La Porte High School in Indiana. He worked as a technical... Read More
Haverstock Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Robert Eugene "Bob" Polach
Robert "Bob" Eugene Polach, 69, of La Porte passed away peacefully and went home to be with his Jesus at 2:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at Golden Living Center-Fountainview Terrace, La Porte.My sweet loving husband is now at peace, no more pain, no more COPD and no more cancer. All... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Georgenia "Genia" Poteet
Georgenia "Genia" Poteet, 66, died of complications due to Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy, which she courageously fought since 2016.Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana.She was... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Wayne A. Stoneburner
Wayne A. Stoneburner, 67, of Hamlet passed away Nov. 4, 2021, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.Visitation will be Nov. 12, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth. Funeral service will be at noon. Burial following... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Phyllis M. Waymire
Phyllis M. Waymire, 87, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at her daughter's home in Lake Station, Indiana.She was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Fargo, North Dakota, the daughter of Russel Pownell and Gertrude (Spietz) Pownell.A resident of the area since 1955, Phyllis... Read More
Haverstock Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 9, 2021.
Monday, November 8, 2021
Shirley A. Berg
Shirley Berg, 77, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at her home at Aperion Care-Arbors of Michigan City.She was born April 29, 1944, in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Lawrence Wright and Jennie (Stenson) Wright.A lifelong resident of the area, Shirley... Read More
Haverstock Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2021.
Judith Ann "Judy" Fredenburg
Judith Ann "Judy" Fredenburg, 81, of La Porte passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in La Porte, Indiana.Judy was born on May 16, 1940, in Michigan City, Indiana, to George P. and Mary E. (Ingersoll) Finney.Surviving Judy are her children, Laura Beach of La Porte, Kevin Carr of North... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2021.
Robert W. Gardner
Robert W. Gardner, 95, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at 10:53 a.m. in Northwest Health-La Porte.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana, with Pastor... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2021.
Eleanor Marie Glenn
Eleanor Marie Glenn, 72, of Walkerton, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021.Eleanor was born on Oct. 21, 1949, in Evergreen Park, Illinois, to Joseph John and Wanda Lee (Mick) Yagoda.On Dec. 20, 1980, in La Porte, Indiana, she married James Dale Glenn, who survives. Also surviving... Read More
Cutler Funeral Home
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2021.
Joyce J. Reuille
Joyce J. Reuille, 71, of Francesville, formerly of La Porte, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2021.She was born on Sept. 15, 1950, in Lynch, Kentucky. On Aug. 31, 1984, Joyce married Dennis W. Reuille in La Porte.Joyce was a proud homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and canning as well as flower... Read More
Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2021.
Friday, November 5, 2021
Nancy L. Bradley
Nancy L. Bradley, 67, of Westville, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan. As per the wishes of Nancy, she will be cremated and no services are planned. Memorial contributions... Read More
Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Sommerfeld Chapel
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 5, 2021.
Joseph Neil Cihak
Joseph Neil Cihak, age 90, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, passed away at home on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Born April 24, 1931, in South Bend, Indiana, to Anton and Theresa (Cecrle) Cihak, Joseph was an Indiana State Trooper from 1956 to 1976.On June 17, 1978, he married Marsha Fuchs, who... Read More
French Funerals & Cremations - Rio Rancho
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 5, 2021.
Kimberly Ann Nash
Kimberly Ann Nash, nee Kempf, was granted her angel wings on Nov. 4, 2021. Her final days were spent at the Life Care facility, recovering from a recent illness. She was born Feb. 12, 1959.Private family services will be conducted. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City... Read More
Ott/ Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Inc.
Published in La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 5, 2021.
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