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Joanne R Scheeringa

March 25, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Joanne R. Scheeringa, age 88, of Cedar Lake, formerly of South Holland, IL and Winnamac, IN, passed away December 14, 2018. She is survived by her children, Judith (Richard) Grocha, Richard (Karen) Scheeringa, Gloria (Jeff) Hendricks, and John (Jennifer) Scheeringa; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Joanne is preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, Dirk. Friends may...
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Debra A Myers

July 3, 1953 - December 7, 2018

Debra A Myers, age 65, of Cedar Lake, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Mamie (Richard) Matthiesen; granddaughter, Vanessa; daughter, Felicia; brothers, Jeffrey Lee and Marvin Lee, Jr.; nieces, Bridgett (Clifton) Bullard, Leslie Lee and Alissa Lee; several great nieces and nephews. Debra was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Myers and her father,...
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Daniel L Nolan

March 18, 1936 - December 4, 2018

Daniel L. Nolan, 82, of St. John, passed away peacefully at his home on December 4, 2018. He leaves behind to cherish his memory children, David (Kris) Nolan, Laura (Jim) Tye, Harold (LuAnn) Cohn, Danielle (Ralph) Brown, Pam (Stan) Trim, Steve (Maria) Nolan, Joe (Deb) Nolan; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Marjorie Corbett; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was...
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Todd VanDrunen

January 6, 1965 - November 30, 2018

Todd VanDrunen, age 53, of Lowell, passed away November 30, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Sandra; children, Marisa, Luke and Anna; mother, Joanne; siblings, Kim, Terry, and Mark (Cecelia); mother-in-law, Mildred Nuccio; siblings-in-law, Cathy Hayes, Joe (Linda) Nuccio, and Phil (Barb) Nuccio; several nieces and nephews and his dog, Oliver. Todd was preceded in death by...
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Frederick Ski Sawaska

February 10, 1942 - November 24, 2018

Frederick "Ski" Thomas Sawaska, age 76, of Cedar Lake passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Pamela Wolff Sawaska, children Pat (Cyndi), Tami (Jeff) Roberson, Jeff and Kevin (Jackie); grandchildren; Jordon, Maeghan, Payton, Austin, Logan, Cameron, Bryce, Adisyn, Ryan, and Liam; great granddaughter, Raegan; and sister, Helen (Harold) Chamberlain. Preceded...
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William E. Burdan

March 27, 1940 - November 10, 2018

William E. Burdan, age 78, of Cedar Lake passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018. He is survived by his son, Scott (Gretchen); grandsons, Shawn, Mason, Brett and Trace; sister, Donna Lee; and brother, Rick (Marci). Preceded in death by his loving wife, Corinne and brother, Bob. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave ...
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John Frank Urbanczyk

April 14, 1930 - November 4, 2018

John Frank Urbanczyk, age 88, of Livingston TX, formerly of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Stephanie; his sister-in-law, Patricia, and brother-in-law, Robert Griffin. John was a dear brother to Helen (Griffin) Olson, William (Rose) Urbanczyk, and Robert (Barbara) Urbanczyk, Carol (James) Snell, and Jerry (Kathy) Urbanczyk. ...
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Viola M. Boyer

August 18, 1932 - November 2, 2018

Viola M. Boyer, age 86, of Cedar Lake passed away November 2, 2018. She is survived by her children, Larry (Shawn) Boyer and Lisa Koester; grandchildren, Dawn Gower, Ike Boyer, and William Koester; great-grandchildren, Summer, Dawson, and Blake. Preceded in death by her husband, Lee and daughter, Paula. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 3 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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James P Walker

December 31, 1939 - October 27, 2018

James P. Walker, age 78, of Lake Village passed away October 27, 2018. He is survived by his son, James Walker II: sister, Laverne Niedzwiecki; and loving nieces and nephew. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 3 pm to 8 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.) Cedar Lake. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 1,...
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Hazel E. Jacobsen

August 11, 1926 - October 23, 2018

Hazel Jacobsen, age 92, passed away October 23, 2018 at Lowell, IN. She is survived by her sons Dennis (Melanie) of Scottsdale, AZ, Glenn (Cheryl) of Cedar Lake, IN, and Richard (Michelle) of Phoenix, AZ, seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Anton B. Jacobsen of 61 years, and eldest son, Ray (Billie). Hazel was a member of the...
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Terry L. Harrell

May 6, 1954 - October 14, 2018

Terry L. Harrell, age 64, of Cedar Lake, passed away October 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara; children, Tony (Shannon) Harrell; Lisa (Roy) Bishop; grandchildren, Justin, Jenna, Greysen, Gabriella, Madison, and Ryan; siblings, Patsy (Dan) Bender, Gary (Marsha) Harrell , Tom (Cheryl) Harrell, Jim (Lori) Harrell; mother-in-law, Verna Babin; and numerous nieces and nephews....
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Jeffrey P. Hicks

November 12, 1979 - September 24, 2018

Jeffrey Paul Hicks, at rest Sept. 23rd, 2018. Beloved husband of Mechelle Weiss-Hicks for 17 years; doting father of Connor, Kendall, and Madeline; devoted son to Jeff and Cindee Hicks; big brother to Gib; and loving grandson to Jane Jensen and William and Carole Hicks; son in law to Pete and Tina Ferrer. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4 to 6:30 pm at Bethel...
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Melanie L Cadle

July 19, 1971 - September 18, 2018

Melanie Lynn Cadle (nee Krucek), age 47, born and raised in the East Side and Hegewisch neighborhoods of Chicago, passed away peacefully at home in St. John, Indiana on September 18, 2018. Beloved mother of Cassidy, Kayla and Austin Cadle; beautiful stepdaughter of Helen Krucek; cherished sister of Robert II (Donna) Krucek, Samuel (Donna) Krucek, Jennifer (Ken) Ehlin, Rebecca (Mike) Bruno, Addam ...
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Frederick J Kujawa

September 17, 2018

Frederick J. Kujawa, age 75, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, September 17, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Monica; 3 daughters, Loretta Kujawa, Rose Minter, and Colleen Kujawa; 2 grandsons, Matthew and Jesse Minter; brother, Tom (Joan) Kujawa; and sister, Gayle (Jerry) Kuntz. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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Robert Wesley Tyson

September 12, 1985 - September 16, 2018

Robert Wesley Tyson, age 33, of Lake Station, passed away September 16, 2018. He is survived by his son, Odin; mother, Carla Brown; father, Wesley Tyson; sister, Ashleh Tyson; brother, Cody Koehn; fiancé, Becky Brock; niece, Brianna Tyson and nephew, Trevor Heitz; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12 pm to 3 pm at Burdan Funeral...
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D. Raymond Nield

December 11, 1939 - September 16, 2018

D. Raymond Nield, age 78, of Cedar Lake, peacefully passed away September 16, 2018 with his son, Robert by his side. He is survived by his three children, Robert, Debra (Jeff) Austgen and Brian (Debbie) and four grandchildren, Daniel, Barbara, Joseph and Joshua. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (nee Gard) Nield and brother, Kenneth Nield. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Billie June Jacobsen

March 31, 1947 - September 12, 2018

Billie June Jacobsen, age 71, passed away on September 12, 2018. She is survived by her son, Eric, (Yvette) Jacobsen: grandson, Craig; sister, Brenda Endris. Billie was formerly employed Lowell Health Care Center (28 years). She enjoyed vacations to Tampa to visit her grandson and family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Private family services were held. Burdan...
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Patricia K Callahan

November 12, 1928 - September 12, 2018

Patricia K. Callahan, age 89, of Lowell passed away September 12, 2018. She is survived by her brother, Tom Callahan. Preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, John Callahan Jr., Mary Jane, and Eileen Huber. Friends may call on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake, IN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 17,...
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Pearl Ann Lanning

October 11, 1955 - August 28, 2018

Pearl A. Lanning, age 62, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 28, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Stacie (Rick) Laba; five grandchildren; nephews Steve and Dan and niece Michelle. Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Helen Lanning, Sr., and brother Sam, Jr., and sister-in law, Brenda. Pearl enjoyed nature, especially flower gardening and doted on her many pets. She loved...
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Edward "Rocky" Gradek

July 4, 1927 - August 28, 2018

Edward "Rocky" Gradek, age 91, of Griffith passed away August 28, 2018. He is survived by his son, Larry Gradek; sister-in-law, Lorraine Anderson Bateman; cousin, Helen Murzyn; as well as many nieces and nephews. Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice. Ed was born in the Robertsdale section of Hammond to Andrew and Agnes Gradek on July 4, 1927. He served in the armed forces the...
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Raymond R Rowe

June 8, 1929 - August 22, 2018

Raymond R. Rowe, 89, of Cedar Lake, Indiana passed away quietly on August 22nd. Ray is survived by his four children; Jack (Deanna), Judy, Bob (Pam) and Keith, as well as his loving grandchildren, Craig, Jill, Janice and Jenny, 5 great grandchildren, 3 nieces and great nieces and nephews. He preceded in death by his parents, Janet and Arthur Rowe and his loving wife of 66 years, Dorothy. ...
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Nancy E Wolf

August 27, 1938 - August 22, 2018

Nancy E. Wolf, age 79, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 22, 2018. She is survived by her son, Donald Koskela; siblings, Donna (Dennis) Stevenson, Arlene (Roy) Knutsen, and Thomas Walker; grandchildren, Adam, Emily, and Michelle; great-grandchildren, Shane and Archer; nieces, Diana (Rich), Dawn (Bill), Amy (Nick) and nephew Cory. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, John Coan and Beryl...
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Margaret E Willy

May 12, 1945 - August 15, 2018

Margaret E. Willy (nee Rutkowske) died August 15, 2018 on the Feast of the Assumption. She is survived by her husband Paul P. Willy, daughters Mary (Jorge) Willy-Lozano, Dr. Mildred (John Herek) Willy, grandson Alexander J. Lozano-Willy, sisters Agnes (Darc) Moffett, and Charlette (late Robert) Keilman, brother-in-law George (late Linda) Willy, sister-in-law Eleanor Willy, Brothers-in-law...
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Edward Perry Mace, Jr.

August 15, 1963 - August 10, 2018

Edward P. Mace, age 54, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 10, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Melissa; daughters, Emily, Rachel and Megan; Mother, Carolyn Mace; siblings, Kevin (Carol Ross) Mace, Christina (Tim) Frahm, and Clint (Brandi) Mace; many nieces and nephews. Edward was preceded in death by his father, Edward Mace, Sr. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, August 16,...
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Josephine "Jo-Jo" Manes

August 2, 1941 - August 7, 2018

Josephine J. Manes, age 77, of Crown Point passed away on August 7, 2018. She is survived by her sister, Jane (Roy) Rossi; brother, Michael Tokarz; and numerous nieces and nephews. Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Phil Manes and her sister, Frances Holiat. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 2 pm to 7 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. ...
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Thomas J. McDonald, Jr.

August 27, 1930 - August 6, 2018

Thomas J. McDonald, age 87, of Cedar Lake, passed away August 6, 2018. He is survived by his children, Charles Edward (Lois) Seng, Gary (Cindy) Seng, Catherine Branon, and Brian (Deadra) Wilkes; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and Godson, Mark Gilgallon. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Ann E. McDonald, his...
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Clifford "Bud" Trueblood

January 15, 1927 - July 22, 2018

Clifford W. "Bud" Trueblood, age 91, of Hebron, passed away July 22, 2018. He is survived by his children, Michael W. (Donna) Trueblood and Renee Trueblood Arnold; grandchildren, Shane (Katie) Trueblood, Aaron (Carrie) Trueblood, Nathan (Amanda) Trueblood, Brian (Lauren) Trueblood, Christopher Good, and Tina (Tim) Simmons; great-grandchildren Tyler, Jake, Jackson, A.J., and Aden Trueblood;...
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George J. Bourrell

October 2, 1954 - July 21, 2018

George J. Bourrell, age 63, of Cedar Lake passed away on July 21, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Ragina (Ernest) and family; brother, James (Linda) Bourrell and family; and sister, Berny Perrin and family. George was preceded in death by his long time partner, Phyllis Watson. A gathering will take place in George's memory on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 12 pm to 5 pm at the Fraternal...
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James Bernard "Bernie" Greenwell

September 28, 1931 - June 24, 2018

James Bernard Greenwell, age 86, of Valparaiso, IN passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. He is survived by his sons, Brad (Karen), Todd, and Jeff (Karin) Greenwell; grandchildren, Holly, Erik, Alyssa, and Alex Greenwell; sisters, Dorothy (late Bob) Konopasek, Emalie (Jerry) Gindl, and Faye Koby; brother, Vern (late Millie) Greenwell; his Fighting Irish buddy, Mike Hall; and all his friends at Suzie...
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Patricia A Kors

November 23, 1932 - June 4, 2018

Patricia A. Kors, age 85, of Lake Wales, FL, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away June 4, 2018. She is survived by her children, Edward (Carol) Dampf, Donald (Ally) Kors, Glen Kors, Jef (Charli) Kors, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Patrick and Dorothy Loftus; her husband, Donald E. Kors, and her children Ronald (Dawn) Kors, and Julie...
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Anthony "Tony" Pruski

May 21, 1984 - May 31, 2018

Anthony L. Pruski, age 34, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. He is survived by 2 sons, Wyatt and Cody; parents, Kim & Scott Stokes; sister, Molly; brother, Jack; grandparents, Patricia Schmitz, Mildred Ward, and William Stokes; loved ones, Diana Pruski and Rick Ward; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Preceded in death by Jack Shannon and Exie Ward. Friends may meet with...
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Susan M Tavarczky

December 12, 1947 - May 30, 2018

Susan M. Tavarczky, age 70, formerly of Lansing IL, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She is survived by her brother, David Tavarczky; brother-in-law, Edward Jaskolski; sister-in-law, Nannette Tavarczky; numerous nieces and nephews. Susan was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Tavarczky, and sister, Annette Jaskolski. A graveside service will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 10...
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Ivy M. Rebenack

March 25, 1927 - May 16, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Ivy "Nana" Rebenack of Cedar Lake announce her passing on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the age of 91. Originally from Plymouth, England as one of seven children, Ivy is survived by her loving family: children Rick Rebenack, Marilyn Carroll, Terry (Shirley) Rebenack, Deb Durk & Grease, Maureen (Steve) Magnant, and Mike Rebenack & Judy; fifteen...
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Harold Michael Dovichi

November 2, 1939 - May 11, 2018

Harold Michael Dovichi "Happy Harry", age 78, of Cedar Lake passed away May 11, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary "Pat" Dovichi; son, Patrick (Dena) Dovichi of Chicago, daughters, Donna Dovichi of St. John and Deanna (fiance' David Wayne) of Hobart; sister Diana Merkel of Lowell; 16 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Harold was preceded in death by his...
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Jeffrey J. Sims

January 11, 1956 - April 28, 2018

Jeffrey John Sims, of Cedar Lake, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Jeff had touched in some way throughout his memorable life. He is survived by his younger brother, Tim (Peggy) Sims; and proud uncle of nephew John "Johnny" Sims, of Crown Point; cousins, Warren (Kathy) Benko, Robert (Paulette) Benko, and Gayle (Keith) Schillo...
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Kathy L Williamson

November 27, 1950 - April 25, 2018

Kathy L. Williamson, age 67, of Cedar Lake, passed away on April 25, 2018. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Donald; children, Kurt Williamson, Brian (Sylvia) Williamson, Jenny (Jason) Aericko, and Wayne (Kelly) Williamson; grandchildren, Shiann, Skyla, Hannah, Kurt, Elisabeth, Cecilia, Breeanah, Kaitlyn, and Dorothy; siblings, Don (Pamela) Billingsley, Brenda (late Rod) Gore,...
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Patricia R. Kopas

December 8, 1940 - April 24, 2018

Patricia R. Kopas, age 77, of Lowell passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles; son, Rob Kopas; grandson, Kevin Kopas; and sister, Barbara Russell. She was preceded in death by her son, Fred Kopas. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A...
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Ralph H. Brockman

April 24, 1932 - April 19, 2018

Ralph H. Brockman, age 85, passed away April 19, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Doris; children, Ellie Mae (Michael) Shortreed, Ralph Henry (Doris) Brockman, Jr., Darlene (Steven) Steiner, Linda (Joe) Nuccio, and Gloria Krisik; 8 grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 3 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave ...
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Doris A. Marine

November 1, 1945 - April 15, 2018

Doris A. Marine, age 72, died peacefully surrounded by her kids and family. She is preceded in death by her husband, David D. Marine and her beloved cat "little bit". She is survived by her children; Patty Hardesty of Lowell; Rob (Nancy) Hardesty of Lansing; Shari (Bert) Kralek of Cedar Lake; Debra (Doug, her BFF) Kralek of Cedar Lake; Crissy (Joe) Alliss of Crown Point; Grandchildren, John ...
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Joyce E. Walden

November 21, 1957 - April 11, 2018

Joyce Waldden, age 60, of Schererville, formerly of Sauk Village, passed away April 11, 2018. She is survived by her children, Naomi Boehm, Daniel Buckley, and Eadie Walden; grandchildren Danielle, Jessica, Abby, Dustin, Matthew, Sally and Noah; siblings Don (Cathy) Taylor, Drenda (Whitey) Buddenberg, and Linda (Fred) Rohry. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Walden. Friends may...
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Carol Caldwell Ison

August 2, 1954 - March 26, 2018

Carol Caldwell Ison, age 63, of Lowell, passed away March 26, 2018. She is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Amber (Corey) Matthews; granddaughters Summer, Judith and Cortney; sisters, Sharon (Rob) Brackett, LeeAnn (Terry) Moore, and Cathy (Darrell) Sams; many wonderful nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Carol was preceded in death by both parents, her brother, Wesley...
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Jeanne G. Stultz

December 14, 1918 - March 23, 2018

Jeanne G. Stultz, age 99, passed away March 23, 2018. She is survived by her children, Richard (Caroline) Stultz, Louise Younkers, and Arthur (Barbara) Stultz; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; siblings, Joanne Meyer and Evelyn Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews. Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, Fred Stultz; her...
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John Michael Peacock

October 16, 1949 - March 8, 2018

John Michael Peacock of Crown Point, IN passed away peacefully at St. Anthony's Medical Center on March 8, 2018 at the age of 68. John is loved and will be missed by his family: his wife Mary; his mother Hazel of Georgia; his daughter Jill Faherty, son-in-law, and two granddaughters, of New Jersey; his sister Rendy of Georgia, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Dan Peacock...
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Greta L. Pinnegar

February 4, 1951 - February 25, 2018

Greta L. Pinnegar, age 67, of Demotte passed away February 25, 2018. She is survived by her son, Chad Pinnegar of Lake Dalecarlia; daughter, Beth (Dominic) Guttillo of Crown Point; three grandchildren, Dominic, Lilli and Rocco; sister, Sue Shuttz of Lake Dalecarlia; brother-in-law, Kevin Corie of Lowell; special cousin Cindy Smith; nephew, Josh (Meagan) Corie; and great-niece, Rosayln Corie; She...
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Robbie G. Keaton

May 28, 1964 - February 18, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Robbie Gene Keaton announces his sudden passing on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 53. Robbie will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 26 years, Laura; his children, Daniel Keaton and Brandon (Jacquelyn) Keaton; his brother, Randy (Trinette) Keaton; sister, Dianne Crites; his mother-in-law, Luanne Horvath; sisters-in-law, Wendy Roberts, Cindy ...
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Evelyn "Mimi" Stines

November 20, 1925 - February 15, 2018

Evelyn (Mimi) Stines, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home in Cedar Lake, IN on February 15, 2018. She is going to her heavenly home to be with her husband of 72 years, Albert (a.k.a. Clark) who preceded her in 2015. They have three children; Nancy (James) Mucha, Tommy (Marylou) Stines, and Mary Brennan; grandchildren, Anthony Sain, Heidi Brennan, Jennifer (David) White, Julie (James)...
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Julius Eileen Wilson

January 28, 1948 - February 9, 2018

Julius Eileen Wilson, age 70, of Cedar Lake, passed away on February 9, 2018. She is survived by her son, Billy (Jennifer) Wilson; and granddaughters Madison and Olivia. Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Lavern "Lee" Wilson. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.)...
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Ronald Dee Stevens

August 8, 1941 - February 8, 2018

Ronald Dee Stevens, age 76, passed away at his home on February 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Ron was born to Jesse and Lena Stevens August 8, 1941 in Providence, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Tina Stevens; son, Keith Stevens; brothers, Farris and J.C. Stevens; and sister, Nadyne Stevens Grayson. He is survived by his son Tony and his wife, Amy Stevens of Lake...
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Richard B Skievaski

January 16, 1936 - February 8, 2018

Richard B Skievaski, age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away February 8, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marilyn; children, Debra (nee Wozniczka) (Robert) Phelps, and Derek (Traci) Skievaski, grandchildren, Aaron, Brandon, Ryan, Taylor and Savannah; four great-grandchildren; sister, Myra (Robert) Frappier, and brother, Robert (Roselinde) Skievaski. Friends may greet the family...
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Rita Kay Lyles

August 15, 1953 - February 5, 2018

Rita Kay Lyles, age 64, of Lowell passed away on February 5, 2018. She is survived by her children, Tammy (Jeremy) Wathen and Tommy Lyles; grandchildren, Wynonna and Mason; sister, Shirley (Roger) Morgan; sister-in-law, Carol Clark; Nieces and nephews, Lois Cross, Vickie (Tim) Werblo, Brandon and Brandi, Valerie Morgan, Clinton (Lisa) Morgan, Keaton, Camden, and Carl. Rita was preceded in death...
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Chester J. Kaszuba

March 18, 1931 - January 31, 2018

Chester Joseph Kaszuba "Chet", passed away after an extended illness on January 31st, 2018 at 1:01pm. Chet was surrounded by his loved ones during his last hours of life. Chet is survived by his sons, Daniel Kaszuba and wife Elsa, Edward Kaszuba and Elizabeth Bonvillain, Daughter Patricia Alford and husband John, Daughter-in-Law Jennifer Kaszuba, Cousins Hank Kaptur and wife Nila, Joseph Kaptur...
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Dennis E. Fleming

December 2, 1947 - January 28, 2018

Dennis E. Fleming of Lowell, Indiana, formerly of Calumet City, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Dennis was born on December 2, 1947, the son of Edmund and Julie (Szary) Fleming. He graduated from St. Victor's Grade School in Calumet City, IL, Bishop Noll High School in Hammond, IN and St. Joseph College with a degree in...
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Merritt O. Coffin

July 20, 1925 - January 22, 2018

Merritt O. Coffin, age 92, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. He is survived by his children, Dian Goff, Larry (Sue) Coffin, and Pam (Chuck) Kouder; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Mylene Hollar. Preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou; son, Terry (Jackie) Coffin; granddaughter, Stephanie Goff; and great-granddaughter, Kaylie...
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Bobby D. Whisler

October 16, 1924 - January 20, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, 2018 Bobby Whisler found his rest in Jesus' arms at the age of 93. He is survived by daughters Janie (Tom) VanHoose, Jennifer (Bob) Doriot, Jan (Jay) Means; 7 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren; and dear friends Rod and Wanda (#4) Ashcraft. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 63 years, Edie; infant daughter Cheryl, three brothers, and six sisters....
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Dolores L. Lapota

April 30, 1923 - January 17, 2018

Dolores Lapota (nee Bocian), 94, of Crown Point, IN, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2018. She is survived by eight children, Ellen (Tom) Marshall, Debbie (Dan) LoCascio, Joyce (Rick) Pietrzak, Joe (Diane) Lapota, Mike (Ellen Jo) Lapota, Gail (Tony) Molinaro, Tom (Kris) Lapota and Tracey (Vernon) Beigay; as well as two sisters, Colette Buis and Alice (Bob) Stake. Dolores leaves behind 13...
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Kurt S. Falkenberg

October 20, 1981 - January 11, 2018

Kurt S. Falkenberg, age 36, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Jan. 11, 2018. Kurt was the first born son of Steve and Dorothy Falkenberg. He is survived by his parents; grandma Lela Martin; son Kolton; daughter Karina; sister Wendy; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. (Corner of...
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Robert D. Schaafsma

July 20, 1948 - January 11, 2018

Sgt. Robert Schaafsma, age 69, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Born into this world and preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Martha, and his older brother, Michael ("Butchie"). He will be remembered by Sharon, his loving wife of 25 years; his children, Kim (Wally) Ruth, Matthew (Kim) Nadler, David (Amanda) Dahlberg, and Melissa ...
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James Francis Todd, Jr.

December 15, 1985 - January 11, 2018

James Francis Todd Jr. ("Jimmy,") age 32, of Cedar Lake, IN passed away suddenly on Jan. 11, 2018. Jimmy was the first born son of James F. and Tammy S. (Briggs) Todd. He is survived by his parents; wife of 4 years, Sandra Dombrowski; daughter Alivia Todd; step-son Quintin Dombrowski; sister Lindsey (Jason) Zaideman; brother Joseph (Shalondrea) Todd; niece Tessa Zaideman; nephew Zain Todd; and...
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Marcella Thiel

October 8, 1945 - December 22, 2017

Marcella Thiel, age 72, of Dyer passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 22, 2017. She is survived by her children Tim, Tammy, and Tom (Lorrie) Thiel; three grandchildren and two great-granchildren; two brothers, Orson (Lisa) and Donald (Terry) Smith; and two nephews. Friends may greet the family from 10 am to 12 pm Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at BURDAN FUNERAL...
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Dorothy C. Poremba

July 27, 1941 - December 19, 2017

Dorothy C. Poremba, age 76, of Merrillville, formerly of South Holland, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 45 years, Sylvester "Bud" Poremba; children, Michael (Tracee) Poremba and Michelle (James) Mack; grandchildren, Ryan and Krystal Mack; sister, Lorrie (Patrick) Gross; nephew, Patrick Gross; and niece, Sandy Callihan. Friends may meet with the...
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Thomas J. Foreman

November 24, 1951 - December 10, 2017

Thomas J. Foreman, born November 24, 1951 and a lifelong resident of Cedar Lake, Indiana, went to his final resting place on December 10, 2017. Tom was a Naval Veteran and member of the American Legion Post 261 in Cedar Lake. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda L. Foreman (nee Dewitt); parents Delmer C. and Louise V. Foreman (Kadisak); father and mother-in-law, Richard and Mickey...
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Patrick M. Friend

October 10, 1964 - December 8, 2017

Patrick M. Friend, age 53, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Lynnette; sister, Colleen (Don) Raehl; brothers, Brian and Chris Friend; niece, Heather Geeze; nephew, Patrick Geeze; and his beloved cat, Tigger. Preceded in death by his father, Michael; and beloved grandmother, Virginia Bobbit. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, December 12,...
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Ona M. Brewer

November 20, 1956 - December 7, 2017

Ona M. Brewer, age 61, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 41 years, Richard; 3 children, Margie Brewer, Sarah (Randy) Blane, and Rich (Hannah) Brewer; 3 grandchildren, Alivia and Lucy Blane, and Meredith Brewer; brothers, Dave (Pam), Mark (Pammy), and Keith (Emily) Altop; sisters, Sherry (Sam) Kelley, Bea (Jerry) Sheets, and Tracy (Jon)...
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Mary Lou Deno

June 20, 1933 - December 5, 2017

Mary Lou Deno, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 66 years, Richard; children, Joseph (Janice) Deno, Katherine (Ronald) Mager, Connie (Jim) Plukas, Gregory (Theresa) Deno, and Richard (Judy) Deno; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters, and 1 granddaughter. Friends...
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Terry L Coffin

March 21, 1945 - December 5, 2017

Terry L. Coffin, age 72, of Monticello, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away December 5, 2017. He is survived by his children, Bill Coffin, Lily Sandoval, Judith (Rob) Jordan, Jacqueline (Shawn Smith) Coffin, and Angelique (Jeff) Cowan; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Terry was preceded in death by his wife, Jacquelyn and his mother, Betty Lou Coffin. Friends may greet the...
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Billy Roach

April 13, 1947 - November 29, 2017

Billy Roach, age 70, of Cedar Lake, passed away November 29, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Roach; two grandchildren, Kalis and Coda Deulen; fiancé Linda Mason and Linda's son, John Post; brother, Robert (Shari) Roach, sister, Nancy Victor, numerous other family members, and his faithful furry friend, Jezy. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 1pm to...
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Ann G Dekker

November 21, 1934 - November 20, 2017

Ann G. Dekker, age 82, of Crown Point, passed away November 20, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, James; sister Barbara Deifel; and brother William Vanderveen. Ann was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Ann; and her parents, Albert and Frances Vanderveen. Friends may greet the family on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 1pm to 3 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Joyce E. Lusk

June 30, 1943 - November 13, 2017

Joyce E. Lusk (nee Sienkiewicz), age 74. of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She is survived by her children, Larry (Sharon) Lusk, Jr., Kathy Lusk, and Randahl (Melissa) Lusk; 2 grandchildren, Derek (Kate) Lusk and Daniel Gaul; great-grandchild, Amelia Lusk; brother, Joe Sienkiewicz; brother, Mike Sienkiewicz; sister Judy Hudson; and sister Susan Freeze. Preceded in death by her...
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Norma J. Childress

March 23, 1928 - November 12, 2017

Norma Childress (nee Evans), age 89, of Crown Point, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2017. She is survived by her children Lynn Childress, Steve (Alexandra) Childress, Alan (Sherry) Childress, Joan (Matt) Klein, and Michael (Margaret) Childress; grandchildren Chandra (Dave) Pallikan, Scott Klein, Michael Klein, Helyn Gulley, Byron Gulley, Charlie Childress, Lena Childress;...
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Edward J. Graper

May 2, 1957 - November 12, 2017

Edward J. Graper, age 60, of DeMotte passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Denise; children, Justin and Holland; granddaughter, McKenna; he is brother-in-law to, Maureen, Marty (Julianne), Kevin, and Joe (Ellen); very special uncle to Margi Carter and Kimberly (Paul) Johnson; uncle to numerous other nieces and nephews; and his "brother from another mother"...
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Sue Ann Alessia

September 3, 1946 - November 3, 2017

Sue Ann Alessia (nee VandeWerken), age 71, of Cedar Lake, passed away November 3, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, John; children, Gina (Chuck Dreixler) Alessia, Gerald (Lisa) Alessia, John (Meg) Alessia, Jr., and John (Jean) Dubrava; Sue cherished 12 grandchildren. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 3pm to 8pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker...
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Patsy Leep

May 8, 1939 - November 1, 2017

Patsy (Pat) J, Leep (nee Wynkoop), age 78,of Cedar Lake, formerly of Highland, passed away peacefully on November 1 2017. She was a loving mother to Gail (Dennis) Hengeveld; grandmother to Maximus and Bodhi Hengeveld; sister to Sharon Fitzsimons, Karen (Royce) Hamende, Larry (Glenda) Wynkoop, David Wynkoop and Douglas (Kelly) Wynkoop; sister-in-law to Janice Wynkoop; fond aunt of several...
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Shelly Rebenack

December 15, 1956 - October 29, 2017

Shelly R. Rebenack, age 60, of Cedar Lake, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Richard; sons, Jason (Sharon) Rebenack and Joshua Rebenack; granddaughters Caitlin and Jenna; Parents, George and Peggy Hudak; siblings, Jeff Hudak, Greg Hudak, and Lisa (Brian) Meier; numerous nieces and nephews. Shelly was preceded in death by her brother, George...
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Matthew D. Clark

August 22, 1988 - October 9, 2017

Our beloved Matthew, age 29, was received into heaven on October 9, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Vickie; father, Doug; and brother, Andrew; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may greet the family on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake. A funeral service will take place Friday, October 13th at 7:30 pm at the...
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Frank M. Lizak

June 14, 1934 - October 3, 2017

Frank M. Lizak, age 83, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife, of 39 years, Barbara; children, Frank (Beth) Lizak, Jr., Pam (Bob) Castner, Greg (Char) Molden, and Bruce (Toni) Molden; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, John (late Betty) Lizak; sister, Veronica (John); and step-mother, Gertrude Lizak. Preceded in death by his daughter,...
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Dolores A Smith

November 13, 1925 - September 28, 2017

Dolores A. Smith, age 91, of Hobart, passed away on September 28, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Cora (Skip) Bosak of Hobart. Dolores was born November 13, 1925 in St. Mary's, Kansas to Paul and Coralee Brosnahan. She held a graduate degree in education and served for many years as a school teacher and principal. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Family services...
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Beverly A. Krupa

June 29, 1953 - September 28, 2017

Beverly A. Krupa, age 64, of Merrillville, passed away September 28, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, James; brother, Benny (Carol) Daun; sisters, Carolyn (Ken) White and Sherry Daun; several nieces and nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Lorean Daun. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 3 pm to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home,...
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Patricia L. Gracz

February 17, 1935 - September 26, 2017

Patricia L. Gracz, age 82, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, of 62 years, Ronald; children, Greg (Linda) Gracz, Roni (Michael) Johns, and Carrie (Frank) Monteleone; 10 grandchildren; sister, Lois Martinez; and brother, Dan (Terry) Collins. Preceded in death by her son, Glen Gracz. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, September 29...
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Maynard W. Pemberton

July 1, 1937 - September 16, 2017

Maynard W. Pemberton, age 80, of Cedar Lake passed suddenly on Saturday, September 16, 2017. He is survived by his son, Wayne Pemberton (Alison McCollum); 3 grandchildren, Wesley K. Pemberton, Rachel Kellie, and Brian Pemberton; 3 great-grandchildren, Emerson, Alex, and Ben Kellie; daughter-in-law, Deanna Pemberton; sister, Sharon Damouth; and brother, Joe Damouth (Sandy). Preceded in death by...
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Gilbert J. Welter, Jr.

April 11, 1931 - September 13, 2017

Gilbert J. Welter, Jr., age 86, of Leoma, TN, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away on September 13, 2017. He is survived by his children; Danny Welter, Mary Yardley, Gene Welter, and Tim (Kim) Welter; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Gilbert was preceded in death by his wife of over 40 years, Beverley, and two sons, Jim and John. Friends may greet the family on Monday,...
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Roger Haczynski

June 9, 1942 - September 1, 2017

Roger Haczynski age 75, of Beecher, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, JoeAnn (nee Wieczorek); Son Christopher (Patricia) Haczynski, Daughter Colleen (Richard) Chang; Grandchildren Benjamin & Brandon Haczynski and Jordan & Madison Chang. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Elizabeth. Roger spent his professional career as...
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Patrick McCarthy

August 11, 1960 - August 14, 2017

Patrick McCarthy age 57, of Lowell passed away suddenly on August 14, 2017. He is survived by his children Danielle McCarthy and Justin McCarthy, his mother Barbara McCarthy, his sister Molly (Tim) Tromp, his brother Thomas (Wendy) McCarthy and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas McCarthy. A memorial service will be held on Sunday,...
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Joseph C. Moll

September 28, 1946 - August 2, 2017

Joseph C. Moll, age 70, of Lowell passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Marlys; children, Julie (Sean) Gaines, Laura Moll, Michael (Michelle) Bakker, Katie (Aaron Overla) Moll, and Angie (Tony) Muscari; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Susan (Tom) Moya; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Joseph Moll;...
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Peter Carl Hoffmann

June 5, 1942 - July 25, 2017

Reverend Peter Carl Hoffmann, age 75, passed from this life on July 25th, 2017 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Crown Point, IN, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Elaine (Bicker) Hoffmann. He is survived by five children - Carl E Hoffmann, Thomas J Hoffmann, Marcy H (Mikal) Elamin, Paul K (Sue) Hoffmann, and George O (Michele) Hoffmann, siblings - Paul ...
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Thomas W. Maish

December 22, 1920 - July 21, 2017

Thomas W. Maish, age 96, of Cedar Lake passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. He is survived by his children, Marilynn (Jesus) Sovero, Thomas Jaime Maish, and William Thomas (Debbie) Maish; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife Donna. A grave side service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00 am (eastern) at Rossville Cemetery, 61 N. Delphi Road, Rossville...
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Joshua Haage

March 26, 1977 - July 18, 2017

Joshua J. Haage, age 40, of Cedar Lake, passed away July 18, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Missy; sons, James (Aly), Anthony, Joshua Jr., and Nicholas; grandson, Dawson; mother, Kim BeShears; brother, Jason (Colleen) Haage; sister, Jill Henninger; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Friends may greet the family on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 1-6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901...
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Julie M. Tortorici

January 31, 1959 - July 18, 2017

Julie M. Tortorici, age 58, of Cedar Lake passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Tortorici; sister, Jeannine (Jose) Uribe; nephews, Carlos and Ricardo Uribe; and niece, Isabel Uribe. Preceded in death by her father, Sam; and brother, Kenny. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner...
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Nils K. Nelson

November 10, 1926 - July 13, 2017

Dr. Nils Keith Nelson, son of the late Mildred Keith Nelson and Axel S. Nelson, passed away on Thursday, July 13 at the age of 90 at his home in Hammond, Indiana. Dr. Nelson was a professor of Chemistry at Purdue University Calumet for 29 years from 1962 until 1991. Upon his retirement, he was named Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. He loved being an educator. Dr. Nelson was born and raised in...
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Darlene S. Lenz

January 31, 1945 - July 13, 2017

Darlene S. Lenz, age 72, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. She is survived by her children, Julie (Theresa Smithey) Jackman and Wayne (Cindy) Jackman; grandson, Brandon. Preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lenz. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar...
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Kate Hooker

November 9, 1928 - July 13, 2017

Kate Hooker, age 88, of Lowell passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John W. Hooker; daughter, Barbara (Jim) Osika. Preceded in death by her son, John Howard Hooker. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2 to 6 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A funeral service will be held...
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James W. Cole, Jr.

October 9, 1959 - June 7, 2017

James W. Cole, Jr., age 57, of Cedar Lake passed away June 7, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Barbara (nee Cole) Peters; sister, Elizabeth (Michael) Snell; niece Sarah (Scott) Mason; nephew, Joshua Serabian; great-nephew, Jayden Spiecker; and great-niece, Addison Serabian; uncles, Jack Horn and Jack (Edie) Cole; numerous cousins. A memorial service will be held at a later date. James was a...
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Edith Beatrice Berg

January 27, 1924 - May 25, 2017

Edith Beatrice Berg, age 93, passed away May 25, 2017. Edith was born January 27, 1924 in Kentucky to parents Oscar and Carrie Skeen. At age two, Bea's life turned tragic with the loss of her mother. At age four, Bea welcomed a new stepmother, two half-brothers and two step brothers who stayed close throughout her life. On November 10, 1942 she married A. Kent Berg. She lost a brother, sister...
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Norma Venditti

January 25, 1928 - May 24, 2017

Norma Venditti passed away peacefully Wed. May24,2017 at home. She was born Jan 25, 1928 in Miami Missouri to her loving parents, Edna and Lloyd Sullivan. She was a graduate of Missouri Valley Collage, where she met her loving husband of 57 years, Larry Venditti, who preceded her in death. A retired teacher, life long seamstress and avid gardener, Norma loved her woods and pond. She deeply loved...
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Ronald W. Boersma

October 17, 1956 - May 24, 2017

Ronald W. Boersma, age 60, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon; 2 daughters, Dawn (Brad) Bonneau and Tammi (Mike) Szczepanek; grand children, Noah Bonneau and Sophia Szczepanek; siblings, Sharon (late Bill) Smith, Robert (Lin), Russell (Alice), Marilyn (Kevin) Wagenaar, and Roger (late Carolyn). Preceded in death by his parents,...
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Lisa Ann Owens

July 31, 1965 - May 24, 2017

Lisa Ann Owens, age 51, of Portage passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She is survived by her best friend, Dena Delmage; step-father, William Burdan; brother, Scott (Gretchen) Burdan; niece, Amber (Steve) Pollard; and 6 nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Lee Owens and Corinne Burdan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 3 to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901...
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Joseph Carns, Sr

November 8, 1938 - May 12, 2017

Joseph A. Carns, Sr., age 78, of Cedar Lake passed away May 12, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Linda; Children, Joseph (Gloria) Carns, Jr., Carrie Shute, Carl Carns, Cindy (Tom) Miller, Diana (Chris) McDade; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; Half-sisters Pat Marchand and Debra Stephens. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and brothers. ...
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Marilyn Ann Veselak

February 25, 1932 - May 6, 2017

Marilyn Veselak, age 85, of Cedar Lake, formerly of St. John, IN passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017. She was born on February 25, 1932 to the late Thomas R. Ross and Elsie (Hively) Ross. Marilyn was a graduate of Morocco High School. She married Robert V. Veselak on November 4, 1954, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1998. Marilyn was employed by Farm Bureau Insurance for many years...
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Thomas R. Marlow

February 14, 1949 - May 3, 2017

Thomas R. Marlow, age 68, of Crown Point passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Pat; children, Thomas J. and Anthony Marlow, Tracy (Michael) Koza, and Tricia Marlow; grandchildren, Emma Rubio, Dameon, Echo, and Xander Marlow, Tyler, Lilly, and Evan Koza; great-grandchild, Ari; mother, Virginia; siblings, John (Yvonne) and Donald (Pam) Marlow,...
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Corinne B. Burdan

August 23, 1932 - April 14, 2017

Corinne B. Burdan, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, William; daughter, Lisa Owens; son, Scott (Gretchen) Burdan; grandsons, Shawn, Mason, Brett, and Trace; sister-in-law, Donna Lee. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake. A Mass of...
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Danny Carter

May 1, 1939 - April 7, 2017

Danny R. Carter, age 77, passed away on April 7, 2017. He was born May 1, 1939. Danny is survived by his wife, MaryAnn Locasto Dennis Carter, eight children, 27 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren who called him P-Paw. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Marcia. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, April 12th from 4 pm to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. ...
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