HOBART, IN - LaVerne K. Dangelo (nee Crohan) age 89 of Hobart, IN passed away at VNA Hospice Care Center in Valparaiso on December 29, 2017. She was born September 12, 1928 in Chicago, IL and married John J. Dangelo, Jr. in 1948. John was employed as an HVAC serviceman while she served as a homemaker and a devoted family matriarch. She spent her life caring for her family and others, focusing on her beloved grandchildren as each arrived. The family moved from Chicago to South Holland, IL in 1973, where LaVerne remained until she relocated to Indiana after John's death in 2001.
She is survived by her daughters: Gail (Bob) Hagen, Sharon (Mitch) Carter and Carol (Gary) Crawford; five grandchildren: Heather Kuligowski (nee Hagen), Holly Hagen, Sara Hagen, Chris Crawford and Kelly Rotenberger (nee Crawford); one great grandchild, Cameron Kuligowski; sister, Lorraine Powers; brother, Richard 'Donald' (Mary Ann) Crohan. LaVerne was preceded in death by her husband, John; brother, William and her parents, Horace and Laura (nee Mettleman) Crohan.
Friends are invited to visit with LaVerne's family on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12 noon at BURNS FUNERAL HOME, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. Entombment in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Schererville. Contributions may be made to the Hobart Humane Society in LaVerne's memory.