Edith Van Kley (nee Ivarson)
Sallie Gucwa

CROWN POINT, IN - Edith Van Kley (nee Ivarson), age 96, of Crown Point, IN, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Edith is survived by her children: Paul (Fran) Van Kley, Faith Van Kley, Jean Peron, and Ruth (Don) Ossewaarde; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Van Kley; brothers: Edward and John Ivarson; sister, Esther Olthof.

Edith was a member of Bethel Church in Crown Point, and former member of First Baptist Church of Lansing, where she taught Sunday school and played the piano. She enjoyed sewing, baking, antiquing, and redecorating her house. But her greatest joy as a homemaker was raising her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at GEISEN FUNERAL, CREMATION & RECEPTION CENTRE, 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 11:00 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:00 PM with Steve DeWitt officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Memorial Park in Crown Point, IN. Sign Edith's guestbook or view directions at

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