CROWN POINT, IN - Arlene J. 'Sue' Heward, age 79 of Crown Point, formerly of Gary, passed away February 16, 2018. She graduated in 1956 from her beloved Horace Mann School. Arlene graduated from Indiana University and was a loyal Hoosier who loved all sports. From IU she embarked upon her ca…

HAMMOND, IN - Floyd Gene Shelton, known by many as 'Chief', 77, of Hammond, IN passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 11, 2018 after a short illness at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, IN. He will be missed by family, extended family and friends.

Kenneth M. 'Ken' Gaskey Beloved husband of Kathy Gaskey (nee Ellis). Loving father of Pamela Gaskey and Susan Gaskey. Dear brother of the late William and late Nealon. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Lincoln L. Donaldson age 85 passed away Saturday February 17, 2018. He was born to Laselle Donaldson and May Phillips on February 18, 1932 in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Mr. Donaldson was a Civil Engineer through the city of Gary. He was a 1966 graduate of Howard University and a member of the Am…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARGARET 'PEGGY' REESE ON HER FIRST ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. 'THE GARDEN OF PROMISE ~ There is a place, I have been told, beyond an open gate. All have been invited where friends and loved ones wait. It holds eternal promise of everlasting peace. No pain or sorrow ever come…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARK RICHARDSON. Happy Birthday, Markie! In Our Hearts Forever. Love, Mom Kevin & Ricka.

Michael Marion Payonk Jr., age 67 born September 28,1950 in Hammond, IN passed away on Tuesday February 20, 2018, survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary Grace (nee Jackson); daughters: Nicole (Michael) Holley of Highland, IN, Dr. Natalie (Jason) Sessions of South Bend; grandchildren: Lola, F…

GARY, IN - Pearl Darlene Love 'Doll', age 82, of Gary passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary. She is survived by one sister, Madeline Nichols; goddaughter, Aireal Sandidge; cousins: Delores Parham, Darwyn (Dorothy) Vorice, Varwyn Hawkins, Tamii…

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DYER, IN - Randall Randy Colwell 'Bubba', age 68 of Dyer, Indiana passed away February 18, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara of 28 years; devoted sons: Brian (Amy) Colwell and Daniel (Karen) Colwell; cherished granddaughters; Emmalee and Lilly Colwell; siblings: Joanne (Ken) R…

HAMMOND, IN - Regina A. Graziani, 57, of Highland, IN, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018. She is survived by numerous cousins. Preceded in death by her parents, Reno and Vera (nee Micheletto) Graziani.

Stanley P. Burkhardt, age 90, passed away February 18, 2018 a St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet. WWII Army Veteran beloved husband of Catherin nee O'Hagan and the late Ruth (nee Kaminsky); loving father of Timoth (fiancee Carole), Deborah (Scott) Wolff, Thomas (Karen) and Jody Burkhardt; cherish…

MUNSTER, IN - Thomas E. Fissinger, age 80, of Munster, IN, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Ginger; sons, Gary (Pam) and Russell; daughter in law, Jamie; grandchildren, Ryan (Katie), Jacob, Alison, Kelsey and Lucas; great grandchild, Kylie; brother i…

VALPARAISO, IN - Dean R. Jarnecke, 70 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018. He was born on October 5, 1947 in Valparaiso to Robert and Eloise (King) Jarnecke. Dean graduated from Kouts High School and made his career as the owner of Beef Mart in Portage for over 40 years. He …

DYER, IN - Dolores Kopij, 86, of Dyer, IN passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. She is survived by her son, Richard (fiancé Julie Wardell) Kopij; grandson, Johnathon Kopij; niece, Kristine (James) Kazmierczak. She was preceded in death by her husband, Myron Kopij and brother, Fred Waninski.

ROSELAWN, IN - Edith Mae Henry, age 82 of Roselawn, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born July 19, 1935 in Indiana to Edward and Arvesta (Cox) Criswell, both deceased.

HEGEWISCH - Helen M. Aniol (nee Dombrowski), age 96, late of Hegewisch, was born August 12, 1921 and passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Aniol. Loving mother of Janice (William) Murawski, the late Christine Zervas and Michael (Deborah) Aniol. Proud grandmo…

GRIFFITH, IN - John W. Floyd age 97 of Griffith passed away on Friday February 16th, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Doris Imogen; son, David (Trudy) Floyd; by his grandchildren: Kelly (Steve) Ritter, David (Lucia) Floyd, Cindi (Enrique) Floyd-Morales and six great grandchildren. John was …

MUNSTER, IN - Judy (Quint) Carroll, formerly of Munster, IN, clicked her heels 3 times and went home peacefully during the morning of February 9, 2018 in Lewisville, TX. A long-time teacher at Block Junior High in East Chicago, IN, she was survived by her sons Tony, of Modesto, CA, Robert (L…

VALPARAISO, IN - June Ellen Brauer, 92 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018. She was born May 17, 1925 in Chicago Heights, IL to the late Raymond and Ethel (McAllister) Jurgensen. June graduated from Bloom Twp. High School in 1942 and retired from Illinois Bell. She was a mem…

IN LOVING MEMORY MARIE EARLE-GILBERT ON HER 5TH ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN 10/13/1955-02/21/2013. You are missed each and every day, for you were someone special who meant more than words can say. Your Loving Families & Friends.

LAKE STATION, IN - Mike Mudrey, age 89 of Lake Station, passed away on February 19, 2018. He was born on November 23, 1928 in Keisterville, PA to Andrew Mudry Sr. and Sophia M. (Yanick) Mudry. Mike is survived by his daughters: Cheryl B. Culbertson of Chesterton, and Leah Ann Langel (Joseph …

In Loving Memory of Pam McKinnon, there will be a Celebration of Life Memorial and Luncheon held at Swingbelly's Restaurant, Michigan City, IN on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1:00-5:00 PM.

Pat left this earth to rejoice in Heaven on February 16, 2018. She is survived by her husband, John M. DeGan and four daughters, Laura Conant; Lisa (James) Luce and children Nathan (Lauren) and Stephen Luce; Christine Dunn and children, Carly, Kiki, and Jolie Dunn; Ruth Spudic and son Jacob.…

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Stella D. Sowinski, 53 of Schererville, IN passed away on Friday, February 16, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 28 years, James; daughter, Sarah Sowinski; sons, Bradley and Steven Sowinski; mother, Ann Schuch; siblings, Stephen Schuch, Ken (Jan) Schuch, Cindy (Micha…

Verna R. Kyle, 99, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Ashton Creek Health and Rehab in Ft. Wayne. Born in Valparaiso, IN, Verna worked as a beauty operator in her home until she was 83 years old. She was a member and founding member of North Christian Church. She loved baking and garde…

EAST CHICAGO, IN - Wilma Mills, age 89, of East Chicago, IN passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Community Hospital in Munster. She is survived by husband, Thomas Richard Mills; two granddaughters: Tiara and Lenora Wilkinson; niece, Damita McCoy; daughter-in-law, Arthurine Wilkinson; …

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VALPARAISO, IN - Gloria Maria Atwell, 74, died February 15, 2018. She was born July 11 of 1943. Gloria leaves daughters Tonya and Traci; and three grandchildren; Tomas, Samantha and Nicholas. Gloria will be donated to science.

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Maryann Pancheri (nee King) age 73, passed away peacefully in her home on February 15, 2018. She is survived by a brother, Dr. John T. King; sisters-in-law: Rose King, Joan Pancheri Jasen, Janet Pancheri, Darlene Lang, Heidi Lang Huber; brothers- in-law: Thomas Pancheri, Donald Pancheri, Rev…

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On Sunday, February 18, 2018, Jack Foss passed away surrounded by friends and family. Jack never met a stranger, and his legacy will live on in his wife of 60 years, Barbara, his son Eric, his daughter and son-in-law Shari and Tom, and his five grandchildren: Laura, Kyle, Elizabeth, Anna and…

VALPARAISO, IN - Bob Ring, age 66, of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born on March 1, 1951 in Gary, IN to JL and Helen.

HEBRON, IN - Heather Ayn (Holt) Chopps, age 47, of Hebron, IN passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, among close family and friends at St Anthony Hospital.

VALPARAISO, IN-Mui Ng Tam, age 97, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in California while visiting with family.

GARY, IN - Gladys Harris 'Granny', age 84, of Gary passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at home. She is survived by four daughters: Durvie Anekwe, Mary (Linzell) Harris Brooks, Tisher Harris and Olivia Harris; one son, Otis Harris, Jr; 11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister-i…