Dorothy Ventimiglia was a strong, hardworking woman who was dedicated to raising her six children and always put her family first.
Berei, Louis "Butch", East Chicago
Polly M. Benitone, widely-known as “Polly the Clown,” was a fantastic ventriloquist who performed countless shows with her puppet sidekick, Ollie.
Bolanowski, Gerald A., 64, formerly of Crown Point
Bruno, Frank V., 86, Dyer
Miley McGehee was an easygoing woman who loved her family and enjoyed living a simple life, said her son, John McGehee.
Dr. John Scully was dedicated to his career, and served as a mentor to many, said his wife, Joan Scully.
Clark, Janet A., 86, Valparaiso
Dorothy Judge was a kind and compassionate woman who loved everyone she met, said her granddaughter, Rachel Zecevich.
From a young age, Nancy Spencer had obstacles she had to overcome, said her daughter, Elaine Spencer.
Albers, Clarence C., 89, Valparaiso
Mary Ann Deutsch-Frenchik was passionate about her grandson Kyle, her faith, baking cakes and 4H, her son Fred Deutsch said.
Abram, Beatrice L. (nee Cheatham), 57, Gary
Agnes Yocum was an kind and generous woman who had more energy than people less than half her age, said her granddaughter, Melissa Kinder.
Ronald Pawloski Sr. was an outgoing man who believed in helping his community. He had a great sense of humor and worked hard to raise his son …
Bell, Robert, T., 89, Munster
Dale “Vic” Vickrey was an outgoing man who loved drag racing and golfing, said his son, Jamie Vickrey.
Bittorf, Lois D., 79, Valparaiso
Terrence “Terry” Aubuchon was always happy with a smile on his face.
Bauser, Robert J., 66, Gary
The virtues of serving God and country came second nature to James Courtright.
Ailes, Annabel, 92, Valparaiso
Lisa Rees loved had a knack for style and design, and expressed herself through photography and interior decorating, said her husband, Dave Rees.
Babbitt, Stephanie E. (nee Crook), 50, Highland
Frances Moore Wiott was raised in a Tennessee orphanage after a coal mining accident killed her father when she was 7.
Ailes, Annabel, 92, Valparaiso
Ubaldina Evelyn Vidal was a warm, outgoing woman who was a loyal friend, said her son, John Vidal.
Annie Horn was an excellent cook and could make almost anything, said her son, John Horn Jr.
Nedra Jackson was an extraordinary woman who didn‘t rely on anyone for anything, said her longtime friend, Mimi Neaves.
Carr, Sandra J. "Sandy" (nee Neitzel), 76, Griffith
O’Shea McCarthy was a talented artist and musician who devoted himself to his music, said his mother, Heather McCarthy.
Sandra Fliris was a hard-working single mother who did whatever it took to support her family, said her daughter, Jamie Warosh.
Banas, Holly A., 45, Whiting
Balich, Jeka "Helen", 93, Schererville
Marvin Ford was an outgoing man known for his good sense of humor and his quick wit, said his daughter, Catherine Ford Sori.
Asbury-McCleery, Gloria S.
Aleman, Edward, 70, Portage
Ashley Swart was a beautiful, intelligent young woman that was full of life and love, said her mother, Kelly Swart.
Peg Pillar was always the life of the party, said her son, Brian Pillar.
Joe E. Perez instilled strong family values in his children.
Leo Finnerty Sr. was a down-to-earth man who made friends everywhere he went, said Sue Finnerty, his wife of more than 61 years.
Asbridge, William F., 96, Valparaiso
Adams, Johnny B. Jr., 70, Portage
Babcock, Nena L. (Winder), 92, Chesterton
Dennis Stanton was an outgoing, opinionated man who was devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren, said his son, Terry Stanton.
Thomas Byrne was called “Pa” by his grandkids and even his friends.
Adelsperger, Ronald F., 71
A long-time member of Hillside Baptist Church, Hazel Marie Flack showed her strong faith by always helping others, her son James Flack said.
Audrey Vidimos was the kind of woman who always made people feel comfortable in her presence, said her son, Scott Vidimos.
Anderson, Marlene A. (nee Johnson), 80, South Holland
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