Death Notices

Area deaths for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

2012-10-31T01:00:00Z Area deaths for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
October 31, 2012 1:00 am  • 

Bruzdzinski, David A., 52, Calumet City

Collins, Bertha E., 85, Valparaiso

Dunkelbarger, Carol A., 72, Valparaiso

Dust, Dorothy R., 87, Chicago's East Side

Earnest, Carmen Cavazos (nee Gomez), 82, East Chicago

Erfurth, Frank E., 94, Gary

Fehrenbacher, Richard P., 78, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.

Flores, Ruben, 61, East Chicago

Grudzien, Eleanor (nee Kurek), 85, East Chicago

Ivey, Lloyd D., 61, Gary

Kelly, James J., 28, Oxnard, Calif./Chesterton

Lipa-Dapshis, Tiffany D., 28, Highland

Manley, Lydia (Litt), 60, Hammond

Maro, Joseph, 94, Calumet City

Matusik, John F., 86, Crown Point

Mavronicles, Janet, 66, Crown Point

McConathy, Dorothy M. (nee Drange), 86, Munster

Nowak, Irene T. (nee Prokop), 96

Nuce, Martha H. (Klos), 88, Valparaiso

Orlich, Laurie, 86, Gary

Pemberton, Sherlene K., 70, Cedar Lake

Perry, Charles H., 80, Hebron

Phillips, Gerald R. Sr., 64, Lowell

Tilka, Mary E. (nee O'Meara), Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Indiana

Tilka, Tim, 53, Three Rivers, Mich., formerly of Indiana

Trowbridge, Myrna Dyne, DO, 74, Valparaiso


Collins, Bertha E., 85, of Valparaiso. Visitation 11 a.m. to time of services at noon Saturday at Rees Funeral Home, Portage.

Flores, Ruben, 61, of East Chicago, passed away Oct. 19. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Burns-Kish Funeral Home, Hammond in charge of arrangements.

Ivey, Lloyd D., 61, of Gary, passed away Oct. 25. Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home, Gary in charge of arrangements.

Trowbridge, Myrna Dyne, DO, 74, of Valparaiso, passed away Oct. 18. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso. Services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Moeller Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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