Naomi Ainsley
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
247 W. Johnson Road
LaPorte, IN

Naomi Ainsley, 94, of La Porte passed away peacefully at 2:44 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Northwest Health-La Porte.

She was born Dec. 5, 1926, in Taulbee, Kentucky, to George and Emma (Jacob) King.

Naomi worked as a switchboard operator until her retirement. She enjoyed sewing, baking and cooking in her spare time. Naomi was a thoughtful person who loved to help others. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving are her son, Allan J. (Diane) Buckley of Wildwood, Missouri; two grandchildren, Robert Buckley of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Allison (Shane) Wussow of Wildwood, Missouri; three great grandchildren, Kyleigh and Beckett Wussow and Brayden Buckley; three nieces, Susan Parson, Pam Grundy and Sharla Kingman; two nephews, Chuck Tyskie and Kenneth Engle; and several great-nieces and -nephews.

Preceding in death were her parents, George King and Emma Kaley; two sisters, Lucille Tyskie and Alberta Engle; and one nephew, Robert Tyskie.

A funeral celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at Lakeview Funeral Home, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, 219-362-3100, with Minister Jac Sallade officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte.

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Memorial contributions may be directed to American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th Street Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN, 46278, or to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN, 46545.

Published by La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Oct. 1, 2021.
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