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“real sorry to hear the passing away of Emilie, we thought ALOT of her, she will be missed. she was one of the nicest lady we new!! we are old...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: bruce kyncy - central city, KY

“We the members of #717 St. John VFW Auxiliary send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends. Emilie will be missed by all of us. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Pam, Auxiliary Treasurer

“My Mom and I send our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mom Emilie. She was a very sweet person and always had such a positive attitude. My Mom...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I enjoyed growing up in the neighborhood and getting to know your mom while hanging out with Maria and Natalie. Your mom was always very welcoming....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Diana (Hilbrich) Schneider - GA

“I spent many of my childhood years under your loving and caring watchful eyes, and I will always remember you and be thankful for feeling like I was...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Anthony Madejczyk - GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. And very happy that I was able to visit her a few weeks back. I loved her very much. She had the smile and the heart of...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marian Markowski - La Porte, IN

“Emilie had a very pleasant nature, always smiling, and had a good sense of humor. She was very proud of her children and their accomplishments. She...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Hope - Dyer, IN

“My Dear Marie and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mother! I have heard so many wonderful stories over the years...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Lou Swartz - Akron, OH


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Emilie K. Sumara (nee Saric), 94, of Cedar Lake, IN, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, September 21, 2019. She is survived by her sister Natalie Saric Pace; children: Katherine (Jim) Curry, Marie Sumara, Dr. Gregory Saric, Natalie Janiec Sumara and Caroline Sumara; five grandchildren: Charles, Jimmy, Lisa, Joe Curry, and Jonathan Janiec; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and very dear friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Stojan and Katherine Saric, husband Frank Sumara and sister Connie Racich.
Visitation Friday, September 27, 2019, 3 to 8 p.m. at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake. Funeral services and Internment Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Noon at Holy Name Catholic Church, 11000 West 133rd St., Cedar Lake followed by gathering at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 6629 W 133rd Ave, Cedar Lake.
Emilie was owner of Melody Hill Resort in Cedar Lake, since 1954. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church, Beta Sigma Phi, Polish National Alliance, Woodmen Life, American Legion Auxiliary Post #717, VFW Auxiliary Post #71, Amvets Auxiliary Post #15, and Charter member of the C.L. Historical Assoc. Emilie was a wonderful mother, sister, wife and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.