Harold J. "Mayor" Adams
Harold J. Adams, 65, of St.John,IN passed away April 13, 1999, at his home.
He is survived by his loving wife,Kathryn Surowiec Adams; one loving son,
Harold Adams of Chicago, IL; two loving daughters,
Cynthia Adams of Chicago, IL and Jennifer Howard of Bradenton, Florida; three
step sons, Robert Surowiec of Calumet Township, Thomas (Jennifer) Surowiec of
Lowell and Jeff (Brenda) Surowiec of Hobart; three grandsons, Shawn Howard of
Chicago, Matthew and
Joseph Howard of Bradenton, FL; one granddaughter, Christy Howard of Bradenton,
FL; one step grandson, Jeremy Surowiec of Lowell; five step granddaughters,
Rachel and Taylor Surowiec of Griffith, Brianna Surowiec of Lowell, Samantha
and Alexander Surowiec
of Hobart; three brothers, Jerry and Paul Adams of Mass. and Richard Adams of
Vermont; three sisters, Mary Adams, Beverly Farrell and Sandra Boucher, all of
Mass.; preceded in death by his loving parents, Cora and Harold Adams and his
services will be held Friday, April 16 at 10 a.m at the Burns-Kish Funeral
Home,921 West 45th Avenue,Griffith. Burial will take place at Memory Lane
Cemetery, Schererville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2
p.m. to 9 p.m.
served in the Korean Conflict and served as Past Commander of the Park Forest
American Legion Post #1138 and was very active in many charitable foundations.
He retired from Chicago Block Company in Berwyn,IL
Jane (Basko) Basco
Basco, 77, a Merrillville resident for over 50 years passed away Tuesday April
13, 1999. Survived by husband,Willard, of 59 years; son, Ray (Rebecca) Basco of
Lakes of the Four Seasons; grandson, Jeff (Becky) Basco of Valparaiso and three
Brittany, Eric and Alex Basco. Mrs. Basco was a member of the Seventh Day
Adventist Church, Crown Point.
Friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway,
Merrillville on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday,
16,1999, at 1:30 p.m. at the Pruzin Brothers Chapel with Pastor Dave Devnich
officiating. Burial, Calumet Park Cemetery.
Jacob Campbell, 58, of East Chicago, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 11,
1999 at St. Catherine Hospital.
Survived by wife, Rachel; one son, Jacob Campbell, Jr. and two daughters,
Sandra Campbell, all of East Chicago and Kimberly, (Daniel) Scott of Concord,
CA; three brothers, Spencer (Bobbie) Campbell of Batavia, IL, Robert Campbell
of Sikeston, MO and Joseph
Campbell of Mobile, AL; three sisters, Carrie Jenkins and Ruth Chapman, both of
Batavia, IL and Vera C. Houston of Mobile, AL; and a host of nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday April 17, 1999, 11 a.m. from
Friendship Baptist Church, 4756 Melville Ave., East Chicago, with Rev. David
Pugh officiating. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery, Griffith, IN. Friends may
call on Saturday, April 17th at Friendship Baptist Church from 10 to 11 a.m.
prior to funeral service..
Mr. Campbell was retired from Blaw- Knox Foundry. Hinton-Williams Funeral Home
in charge of the arrangements.
Dora Couwenhoven, 97, formerly of Lansing,IL passed away Wednesday, April 14,
1999, in Portage,
Indiana. She is survived by two daughters, Pauline (Wallace) Anderson of
Lansing,IL and Helene (Henry) DeVries of Demotte, IN; one daughter in law,
Clara Couwenhoven of South Holland; nine grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren;
14 great great grandchildren;
preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 1977, son, Donald, in 1988 and
daughter, Gladys Schoustra, in 1983.
Funeral service will be held Friday, April 16, 1999 at 11 a.m at the
Smits-DeYoung- Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street (Route 6) South
Holland, IL. Services conducted by Rev. Kevin Hossink. Interment, Homewood
Memorial Gardens, Homewood, IL. Visitation Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. at the funeral
Mrs. Couwenhoven was a charter member of the Bethany Covenant Reformed Church
in South Holland.
Patricia M. DeGeorge OCDS, born June 27, 1939 and born into eternal life
April 12, 1999. Beloved wife of Myron DeGeorge; Loving mother of Robert
(Sharon K.) DeGeorge, Janice (Greg)
Bartley and Sharon Lynn DeGeorge; Loving grandmother of Lauren and Anthony
Bartley and Allison and Katherine DeGeorge. Loving sister of Richard (Betty)
Kupsik and Jackie (Michael) Riley; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place Wednesday,
April 14, 1999 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415
Calumet Ave., Munster, Indiana. Funeral services will be Thursday at 12 Noon
from the funeral home chapel and 12:30 a.m. Mass at St. Thomas More Church,
Munster, with Father Keith
Virus officiating. Entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.
Patricia was a devout member of the Third Order Discalced Carmelites in both
Munster, Indiana and Des Plaines, Illinois. She volunteered many hours as a
Eucharistic Minister at both
St. Margaret Mercy and Loyola University Hospitals. She consoled patients at
Loyola University Bernadin Cancer Center. She was also a Sacristan at St.
Thomas More Church, Munster. Her spirit will live eternally in her many loving
friends and all of those
whom she touched with her kindness, generosity and caring compassion.
Helen (Jamrok) Dobis
Oak Park, IL / Portage/Gary, IN
Helen (Jamrok) Dobis, 79, of Oak Park, Illinois, formerly of Portage and
Gary, passed away Monday, April 12, 1999. Survived
by daughter, Nancy (Lawrence) Grudzien of Oak Park, IL; two sons, Kenneth
(Dorothy) Jamrok of Westchester, PA and Frank (Roseanne) Dobis of Simsbury, CT;
six grandchildren: Lauren Grudzien, Kenneth Richard Jamrok, Jennifer (David)
Rahn, Rachel and Jessica
Dobis and Eric Jamrok; three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by
husbands, Stanley Dobis and Richard Jamrok and son, John Jamrok.
Mrs. Dobis was a member of Nativity of Our Savior Church and Rosary Sodality.
She was a former member of Sacred Heart
Church and was a graduate of Tolleston High School.
Friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway,
Merrillville, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Vigil service 3:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 16, 1999 at
10 a.m. directly at Nativity of Our Savior Church, 2949 Willowcreek Road,
Portage, IN, with Rev. John Scott officiating. Burial at Calvary Cemetery.
Mary Beth Dopudja
Arizona / New Lennox, IL
Mary Beth Dopudja, 39, of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday,
April 11, 1999. Survived by husband, Dan Dopudja, Jr. and son, Nicholas
Dopudja; parents, Frank and Betty Maxwell of New Lenox, IL; brothers and
sister, Mark Maxwell and Marcia Ericks-Maxwell and the late Greg Maxwell;
father and mother-in-law, Dan and Helen
Dopudja; aunts and uncles, Bitz and Dottie Brown and Don and Florence Neote;
cousins, Jeff and Sharon Neote and Susan and Steve Neote; in-laws, Ted and
Danella Soeka; niece and nephew, Joe and Sara Soeka.
Visitation on Thursday, April 15th, from 3 to 8
p.m. at the Kurtz Funeral Home, 102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, Illinois
(815)485-3200. Funeral services Friday, April 16, 1999, 10 a.m. at the funeral
home and 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 West 2nd Ave., New
Major Hilary John Gillespie
Major Hilary John Gillespie, 77, of Munster,IN, passed away Tuesday, April 13
1999. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Gillespie; daughters, Nancy (Carl)
Skowronski of Dyer,IN, Hilary (Shannon) Hadley of Highland,IN,
Susan (late Champ) Kunkemoeller of Griffith,IN, Donna (Mark) Copeland of
Michigan, Kathryn (Robert) Evans and Barbara (Stan) Felix, both of
LaFayette,IN; son, Charles (Robin) Henke of Wolcott,IN; 19 grandchildren and
almost 1 great grandchild; brother, Emile
(Irene) Cheval of New Lenox,IL; two aunts, many cousins and friends; preceded
in death by his wife Lois; Parents, Edward and Ramona Gillespie.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 17,1999, at 10:30 a.m.from the
Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet
Avenue, Munster, IN with an 11:00 Mass at St.Thomas More Church. Interment,
Oakland Memory Lane Cemetery, Dolton,IL. Visitation will be Friday 2 to 5 and 7
to 9 p.m. American Legion Post 180 will Post Colors at
7: 30 p.m.
Mr. Gillespie retired as Major
with H Company, 94th Infantry, U.S.Army and National Guard after 36 years of
faithful service. Served during World War II Double Purple Heart recipient and
numerous other commendations; Past Commander of American Legion Post 180 in
Highland,IN and Fort Dearborn
Post Chicago,IL; member of VFW Post 1109 40/8, DAV Chapter 17 and Sons of the
American Legion, Knights of Columbus Unity Council, St.Thomas More Church, Holy
Name and Church choir, as well at All Saints; Reserve Officers Assoc., Tilden
Alumni Assoc.and sang
with the Sir Noteables of Purdue University; member of Briar Ridge Country
Club, Community Hospital Red Garter Stage Manager and performer and was
employed for 29 years at Continental Baking Co. Memorial contributions to the
Share Foundation would be appreciated.
Eugene K. Hollis
Eugene K. Hollis 22, of Hammond,IN passed away Saturday, April 10,1999, at St.
Margaret Hospital. He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Stella Hollis of
Henning, TN; loving father, Eugene (Joy) Kemp of Gary, IN; one
son, Anthony Davis of East Chicago,IN; two grandmothers, Sally B.Moore of
Henning, TN and Bernice (Eddy) Johnson of Hammond,IN; nine sisters; two
brothers; one special nephew, Eddy Green, of Hammond,IN; four aunts, seven
uncles, and host of great aunts and
uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 17,1999, at 11 a.m. at the New
Salem Baptist Church, 833 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN. Rev.Charles Hudson
officiating. Visitation Friday, April 16, 1999, from 2 p.m.
to 5 p.m. at Divinity East Chicago, IN. Family hour from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday at New Salem Baptist Church. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery, Hobart, IN.
Calumet City, IL
Marlene Isbitz, 58. Beloved wife of the late S. Charles
Isbitz; devoted daughter of William " Bud" and the late Rose Truax; loving
mother of Louis, Jeremy and Heather Isbitz; dear sister of Fred and Herb (Bev)
Truax, Trudy Isbitz-Brodsky and Paulette (Dr. David) Greenberg; also survived
by her loving nieces, nephews
Services Friday 11 a.m. DRUMM FUNERAL HOME, 1200 E.162nd Street, South
Holland, IL. (1 block West of Calumet Expressway at US. 6) Interment Evergreen
( Court of David) Cemetery. Chapel visitation one hour before services. In lieu
memorials in her name may be made to Temple Beth-El, 6635 Hohman
Avenue,Hammond,IN 46324 or to the American Cancer Society, 820 Davis SE #206A,
Evanston, IL 60201. For information 708-333-0011.
Mike S. Kurasz
Mike S.Kurasz, 81, formerly
of Burnham,IL and late of Lowell, IN passed away Wednesday, April 14,1999 at
St. Margaret Mercy South, Dyer, IN. Survived by his wife, Carmella; two
daughters, Joan (late Charles) Fox and Geri (Harry) Seleagyi; one sister, Viola
(late Chuck) Zavesky; six
grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; preceded in death by his daughter,
Katherine Rose; four brothers, Edward (late Mary), Matthew (late Lillian),
Louis (Joan) and Raymond ( Virginia) Kurasz
Service will be held Friday, April 16,1999 at 9 a.m. from Opyt
Funeral Home, 13350 Baltimore Avenue,Hegewisch to Mother God Church for 9:30
a.m.Mass. Interment,Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 2 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Kurasz was retired from Valley Mold and Iron Company in Chicago.
Martisauskas, 76, of Hammond passed away Wednesday, April 14, 1999. Devoted
wife to her husband of fifty-three years, Joseph; loving mother to three
daughters, Donna (fiancee Anthony Alfaro) Hensley of Schererville, Aldona
(Larry) Parsley of Hammond and Regina
(Jeffrey) Novotney of Schererville and son, Anthony (Julie) Martisauskas of
DeMotte, Indiana; five grandchildren, Nikkole (Larry) Robertson, Eric (Jill)
Martisauskas, Joseph (Tina) Martisauskas, Brian (Lisa) Hensley, Jr. and Larry
Lee Parsley; two great-grandchildren,
Cortney and Alexis Martisauskas and relatives in Lithuania. Preceded in death
by her granddaughter, Saundra Martisauskas.,
Funeral services will be Friday, April 16, 1999 at 10:15 A.M. from the Solan
Funeral Home for 11:00 A.M. Mass at St. Michael Catholic
Church in Schererville with Fr. John Kuzinskas officiating. At rest, Chapel
Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville. Friends may visit with the family
Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Solan Funeral Home, 7109 Calumet
Ave., Hammond, Indiana.
Martisauskas was a lifelong area resident; member of Rosary Society of St.
Francis Church in East Chicago and a former seamstress. In lieu of flowers,
donations to Hospice to the Calumet Area would be appreciated.
Lauretta M. Meldahl
M. Meldahl, 67, of Whiting, IN, passed away on Monday, April 12, 1999 at The
University of Chicago Hospital. Survivors include husband, Leonard; one
daughter, Marcia (Richard) Piety of Knoxville, TN; one sister, Jane Ellen
Molchan of Hammond, IN; three grandchildren,
John Bevil of Whiting, Matthew McGinley and Kristen Piety, both of Knoxville,
TN; two sisters-in-law, Joan (Ron) Schoknecht and Janis (late Maurice) Reeves,
both of Bloomington, IN; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by
daughter, Janis Meldahl
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 16, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. from the
Owens Funeral Home, Calumet Ave. & 119th St., Whiting, IN, for 10 a.m. Mass at
Sacred Heart Church, Whiting, with Father Stanley Dominik officiating. Burial
at Elmwood Cemetery,
Hammond, IN. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7
to 9 p.m.
Mrs. Meldahl had been employed in the insurance business for 40 years and was
a member of Sacred Heart Rosary Society. Expressions of sympathy may be made
to the American
John W. Nimetz
John W. Nimetz, 89, of Gary, Indiana, passed away on Monday, April 12, 1999.
Survived by two sons, Dale (Nancy) Nimetz of Gary and Larry Nimetz of
Wheatfield; two daughters, Marianne (Kenneth) Manning of Crown Point
and Dede (Gary) Waters of Schererville; 13 grandchildren and one great
granddaughter; one brother, Eugene (Charlotte) Nimetz of Grovertown, IN; one
sister, Marcia Nimetz of Schererville. Preceded in death by wife, Mildred.
Funeral services will be held Thursday,
April 15, 1999, 10 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 2609 Colfax, Gary, IN,
Rev. Peter Bauernfeind officiating. Burial at Chapel Lawn Cemetery,
Schererville. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday from 2 to 9 p.m. at
the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039
Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, Indiana.
Mr. Nimetz was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Gary, member of Crown
Point and Merrillville Square Dance Clubs; retired lifetime farmer and formerly
employed at Calumet Ace Hardward
of Highland. Memorials may be given to the church.
Leslie O. Pruitt
Leslie O. Pruitt, 77, of Crown Point passed away at Methodist Hospital
Southlake Campus on Tuesday, April 13, 1999. Survivors are wife, Martha
(Mamula) Pruitt of
Crown Point; son, L. Douglas (Christine E.) Pruitt of Gary; daughter, K. Doreen
Pruitt of Marco Island, Florida; two brothers, Richard O. (Martha B.) Pruitt of
Merrillville and Benjamin (Betty) Pruitt of Hobart; sister, Eileen Stein of
many nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, Cosmo.
Funeral services Friday, April 16, 1999, 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation
Church, 8303 Taft Street, Merrillville. Friends and relatives meet directly at
the church. Interment, Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville.
Friends may call at the Burns Funeral Home, (corner 101st and Broadway)
Merrillville/Crown Point Chapel on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. Wake Service
Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Mr. Pruitt was a member of St. Marco Catholic Church, Marco Island, Florida.
He was a
Disabled Veteran of World War II, and recipient of the Purple Heart. Member of
the V.F.W., the American Legion Post #214 Tradewinds, the Gary Sportsmen Club,
Knights of Columbus Msgr. Ryder Council #4047, The Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks Lodge
#1152; Moose Lodge #783, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #125, Club Sar, The
Indiana Sheriff's Association, numerous Democratic clubs, the Turkey Creek Mens
Club and H.H.A.C. Mr. Pruitt was a graduate of St. Mark School and a graduate
of Lew Wallace High
School, class of 1940 and attended the University of Wyoming. He was Chief
Deputy Treasurer under Michael Truchan, Lake County Treasurer, Lake County
Sheriff, Lake County Auditor, Chief Deputy Surveyor under Steve Manich and
First District Democratic Chairman.
Contributions may be made to: University of Chicago, Cancer Research
Foundation, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC1140, Chicago, IL 60637.
Olga D. Sabo
Olga D. Sabo, 86, of Highland, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 1999.
Survived by one
sister, Irene Roye of Griffith; one granddaughter, Lynette (nee Perry) (Kent)
Ross of Columbia City, Indiana; two great grandchildren, Megan and Christa; two
nephews, Ronald (Sherry) Roy and Richard (Pat) Roy, both of Griffith; two
nieces, Shirley (William)
Bangs of Illinois and Donna (Robert) Toren of Griffith. Preceded in death by
husband, Frank and son, Robert L. Perry, and daughter inlaw, Donna L. Perry.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 14, 1999 at 11:30 a.m. at the
Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Frank Lazar officiating. Burial at Chapel Lawn Cemetery,
Schererville, IN. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge
Road), Highland, Indiana.
was retired from American Steel Foundries with 25 years of service. Prayer
service Tuesday 6 p.m.
Steven Edward Saksa, SR.
Steven Edward Saksa, SR. Born March 18,1921, in East Chicago,IN went Home to
Jesus on April 13,1999, at the Fairfield
Memorial Hospital. Steve was a resident of Fairfield, IL for 14 years after
retiring from Handy Andy Corp. as a Divisional Manager in Munstner,IN. He and
his wife, Elsie Broadhurst Saksa resided in Hammond, IN. They observed their
52nd Anniversary on April
12,1999. They were former members of the Covenant Presbyterian Church in
Hammond,IN. They are currently members of the Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian
Church on outer West Delaware in Fairfield, IL. Steven served as a Staff
Sargeant in the Philipines for
3-1/2 years during World War II. Steve is survived by his,wife Elsie Saksa of
Fairfield,IL; four children, Steven Edward (Linda) Saksa, Jr. of Pittsburgh PA,
Sandra Ellen (Ernest "Butch") Smith of Fairfield,IL, Royella Jo (Jerry) Kramer
of Wausau, IN, Cecilia
Jaye (F. Patrick) Szeplakay of Hammond,IN and 10 grandchildren; Daniel Wayne
(Andrea) Smith, Christie Lynn Smith, Gault Michael Saksa, Trevor Ryan Saksa,
Johnathan Steven Eastwood, James David Eastwood, Kara Rae Kramer, Patricia Rose
Szeplakay and Samantha
Mae Szeplakay. Steven was the middle son of seven boys born to Andrew and
Mary Saksa. The two surviving brothers are Michael (Norma) Saksa of Munster,IN
and Edward (Anna) Saksa of Hammond,IN; two sisters in law, Audrey (Frank )
Saksa of Bothell, Washington
and Josephine (John) Saksa of East Chicago,IN; many nieces and nephews; father
in law Roy Borders of Fairfield, IL.
Funeral service Friday, April 16,1999, at 11 a.m. at the Fairfield, Illinois
Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Pastor Kevin wood officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 15, 1999, from 6 to 8 p.m.and Friday at the
Cumberland Presbyterian Church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial at
Burnt Prairie Cemetery.
Paul S. Vania
Paul S. Vania, 58, of Valparaiso,IN passed
away Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso,IN. He is
survived by one brother, Robert (Susan) Vania of Kennesaw, GA; five sisters,
Dolores Mold of Griffith,IN, Arlene (Fred) Krause of Seven Hills, OH, Pauline
(William) Horwath of
Highland, IN, Nancy (Howard) Schulze of Decatur, TN and Deborah (John) Kovach
of Hammond; many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service Saturday, April 17,1999 at 1 p.m. at Bocken Funeral
Home,7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hessville with the Rev. Paul Speerbrecker
of the Concordia Lutheran Church officiating. Friends are invited to visit with
the family from 12 Noon until time of service.
Mr.Vania was a veteran of the U.S.Army having served in Korea during peace
time. He was a native of East Chicago,IN. A Memorial
Fund is being established in honor of Paul S.Vania in favor of the American
Phillip H. Vezey
Burnham, IL/Gary, IN
Phillip H. Vezey, 66, of Burnham,IL formerly of Gary, IN passed away Tuesday,
April 13,1999 at
St.Margaret Mercy North Campus,Hammond. He is survived by two daughters, Susan
Vezey of Gary and Laura Vezey of East Chicago; son, Timothy Vezey of Hammond;
grandson, Jeremy Vezey of Joliet; brother, Richard Vezey of Portage,IN; he was
preceded in death by
his parents Howard and Laura Vezey.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 15, at 1 p.m. from the Bocken
Funeral Home,7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hessville, with Dr. Johnny Colsten
officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Friends
are invited to call at the Bocken Funeral Home on Thursday from 11 a.m. until
time of service at 1 p.m.
Mr. Vezey was a lifetime resident of the Calumet area, he was a U.S. Army
Korean Conflict veteran, he was employed at the former Swift & Co. as a Lab
Technician and the former Gary Screw & Bolt Company as a Metallurgist. He was a
member of the First Baptist Church of Hammond.
Alice Varnell Woods
Alice Varnell Woods, 54, of East Chicago, IN, passed away on Sunday, April
11, 1999 at
home. Survived by mother, Emma Lue Woods of East Chicago; five sisters, Verna
(Butler) Knox of Markham, IL, Opoetry (Rev. O.C.) Comer of Gary, Miriam (Roger)
Gates and Naomi Woods, both of East Chicago and Evangeline West of Hammond;
three brothers, Noble
Jr., Joe Louis and Roscoe Woods, all of East Chicago; devoted friend, Marion
Jackson of East Chicago; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
friends. Preceded in death by father, Rev. Noble Woods, Sr.
Funeral services will be held on Friday,
April 16, 1999 at 11 a.m. from the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3715 Butternut
St., East Chicago, IN., Rev. James H. Hunter officiating. Interment at Fern
Oaks Cemetery, Griffith. Friends may call Friday, April 16th at Tabernacle
Baptist Church from 10 to 11
a.m. prior to funeral services. Hinton-Williams Funeral Home, East Chicago, in
charge of the arrangements.