MERRILLVILLE, IN - Betty A. Mucha (nee Helwig), age 82 of Merrillville, IN passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. A graduate of Tolleston High School, class of 1952. Betty attended Gary Business College and took classes at Indiana University.
Betty is survived by nephew, Stanley J. (Johnnie) Mucha, Jr.; brother, Willard Helwig; two nephews: Kirk (Karen) Helwig, Willard 'Bill' (Karin) Helwig, Jr.; special niece, Nancy (Scott) Bergan and daughter, Ashley Frey; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Albert Mucha; parents, Peter and Bertha Helwig.
Betty was a long time member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Merrillville, President of Saxon Ladies Lodge Brach #40, Past President and Officer of the Lake County Women's Democratic Club, Sigma Kappa Pi Sorority, Past Member of the Merrillville BPW, Retired Employee of IBEW Local #697 Benefits Office, and 31 year employee of Lake County Government.
I shall pass through this world but once, any good, therefore, that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. 'Thank you loving family and devoted friends for touching my life.'
Family and friends may call at PRUZIN BROTHERS FUNERAL SERVICE, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.. Funeral service will be 11:00 am. Friday, February 9, 2018 DIRECTLY from Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 5375 Harrison Street, Merrillville, IN with Rev. Steven Myers officiating. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Betty's name to Emmanuel Lutheran Church. To express online condolences and view online obituary please visit www.pruzinfuneralservice.com