Obituaries

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Stanley R. Bazarko

Whiting,IN

Stanley R.Bazarko, 79, of Whiting,IN passed away Wednesday, January 5,2000,

at the St.Margaret Mercy Health Care Center, Hammond. He is survived by his

beloved wife of 56 years, Marcella (nee Requarth); two sons,Larry

(Gail) Bazarko of Highland and Ray (Linda) Bazarko of Munster; daughter,

Cheryl (Robert) Roach of Highland; seven grandchildren, Allison, Tracey, and

Jeff Bazarko, Susan (Ron) Jaracz, Tom Ogrentz, Tony and David Bazarko; brother,

Anthony (late Helen) Bazarko

of Whiting; two sisters, Sarah (George) Gerenda of Whiting and Josephine (late

Phil) Stasiak of Elmhurst, IL; mother in law, Opal Requarth of Hammond; sister

in law , Marjorie (late Frank) Strbjak of Whiting; brother in law, Donald

Requarth of Des Plaines,IL;

many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by three brothers, Al, John and

Bernard and two sisters, Jean Plant and Francine Cady.

Funeral services will be held Saturdeay, January 8,2000, 9:30 am at the Baran

Funeral Home,1235 119th Street,Whiting, a Mass

of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am at St.John the Baptist Catholic

Church Whiting with Rev.Matthew Jozefiak, C.PPS. officiating. Interment,

St.John Cemetery,Hammond. Visitation at the funral home Friday 2 to 5 and 7 to

9 p.m. Members of the parish

will offer prayers at the funeral home Friday at 4 p.m.

Mr. Bazarko as a lifelong resident of Whiting, a member of St.John the

Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting, a World War II Marine Corps veteran and a

former employee of Sinclair (Arco) Research

Lab, Harvey, IL with a service of 18 years and was a former owner of Huehn Tap

of Hammond. 219-659-4400..

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Donald M. Blastick

Munster,IN/Whiting,IN

Donald M. Blastick,72, late of Munster,Indiana, formerly of Whiting, passed

away January

3, 2000. Beloved son of (late) Michael and (late) Marie (nee Tokarz); cherished

husband of Clare V. (nee) Grabowski; devoted father of Lynn L. Blastick of

Munster, Mary M. Blastick of Munster and M. Scott Blastick of Munster; loving

brother of Florence (Harry)

Zuvich of Hammond, Robert Blastick of Florida , (late) Richard (Lillian)

Blastick of Hammond; dearest grandfather of Celeste M. Lindley of Munster and

Whitney R. Lindley of Munster; fond uncle of numerous nieces and nephews.

Donald Blastick was a Navy Veteran

of World War II, member of the Indiana Sheriffs Association, retiree of Amoco

Oil, Associate Member of F.O.P. Lodge 147,and the American Legion Post 0428

whose members will hold services on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

Friends are invited to

meet with the family in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m.

and 7 to 9 p.m. Father Rakoczy will offer prayers in the funeral home at 4 p.m.

on Thursday.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7,2000, at 11:30 a.m. from

the Ruzich

Funeral Home, 2031 Indianapolis Blvd., Whiting, Indiana to St. Adalbert

Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 Noon with Rev. Walter

Rakoczy officiating. Interment, private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to

the Hospice of Calumet Region

and St. Adalbert Catholic Church would be appreciated. For additional details

regarding funeral arrangements, friends may contact the Ruzich Funeral Home,

219-659-0018.

Andrew Bola

Chicago, IL

Andrew Bola, 77, of Chciago, IL passed away Tuesday, January

4,2000, in Hammond. Survivors: two daughters Sandra R. (Alvin) Gaun of

Woodridge, Illinois and Sally A. Bola of Hammond; two grandchildren, Jason and

Kristine Gaun, both of Woodridge, Illinois; two brothers, Alex (Sonia) Bola of

Elk Grove Village, IL and

Ted Bola of Valparaiso; sister, Lillian Kosalko of Whiting, IN; nieces and

nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Inge, in 1971.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th,2000, 10:30 a.m. from

LaHayne Funeral Home, 5746 Hohman Avenue,Hammond with

Rev. Roy Beeching officiating. Burial, Concordia Cemetery, Hammond. Friends

may call at the funeral home Friday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Mr. Bola was a lifeltime resident of the area, a retired truck driver from

the Certified Concrete Company where he

had worked for 34 years. A veteran of the World War II having servex with the

U.S. Army.

Joyce M. Buckner

Arden, NC/ Highland

Joyce M. Buckner, age 64, of Arden, NC formerly of Highland, IN died Monday

January 3, 2000, at her residence. She was

a native of Beaverdam, KY, she was the daughter of the late Foster Smith and

Delores Hunt, she had been a resident of Buncombe County since 1978 and was

retired from the Hendersonville Road K-Mart, she was a member of the Long

Shoals Baptist Church and was

on the Historical Committee of the Buncombe Baptist Association. She is

survived by her husband of 48 years, Foy Buckner who retired from Inland Steel

in 1978., three sisters, Faye Crews of Falls Rough, KY, Brenda Stelow of

Griffith, IN, and Marlyn Mills

of Bonita Springs, FL, a brother, Charles Smith of Whiting, IN, four nieces,

six nephews, including Brian Acheson and a host of grand nieces and nephews,

including Zachary and Matthew Acheson, and by many friends.

Visitation and funeral were held at the

Groce Funeral Home in Lake Julian, NC. Funeral services will be held at 1:00

p.m. Saturday at the Kuiper Funeral Home, Highland. Friends may call on

Friday, from 5-8 P.M. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd. (2 blocks

south of Ridge Road) Highland.

Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary. Memorials may be given to the Long Shoals

Baptist Church Building Fund, 661 Long Shoals Rd., Arden, NC, 26704.

Best of the Best

George Carl, Sr.

May 7, 1916 - Jan. 1, 2000

Nevada / Valparaiso

Visitation for George

Carl Sr. will be on Thursday, January 6, 2000 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a wake

service at 4 p.m. at Dykes Funeral Home, 2305 N. Campbell Street, Valparaiso,

Indiana.

Lillian P. Cox

Hessville

Lillian P. Cox, 94, of Hessville, passed away on Tuesday, January

4, 2000. Survived by two sons, Paul (Margaret Cox of Missouri and Jimmie Cox of

Schererville; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and two grea-

great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Raymond, daughter, Helen

Marie, grandson, James P.

Cox and daughter-in-law, Beverly.

Funeral services Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kuiper Funeral

Home Chapel, with Mike Pennanen,Minister, officiating. Burial, Elmwood

Cemetery, Hammond. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Thursday

evening 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks

south of Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana.

Mrs. Cox was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in

Highland. Memorials may be given to the church.

Janet

DeGroot

Portage

Janet DeGroot, 77, of Portage, IN, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2000.

She was born July 22, 1922 in Shelby, Indiana, to the late John and Jennie

Rademaker. She was a former secretary working for numerous doctors, lawyers and

the Social

Security office in Gary. She was also a homemaker, mother and loving wife. She

was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church. Survived by her son, James

(fiancee, Deana Hall) DeGroot of Orlando, FL, sister, Ann (Francis) Forehand of

Hobart; many loving nieces

and nephews. Preceded in death by loving husband, Richard.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 6, 2000, at the Rees Funeral

Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage, IN, with Rev. Larry Fullerton

officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn

Cemetery. Visitation on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Rees Funeral

Home, Olson Chapel. 219-762-3013.

Ignacia H. Duran

East Chicago

Ignacia H. Duran, 68, of East Chicago, passed away on Monday, January 3,

2000 at St. Catherine Hospital.

Survived by eight children: Jorge (Elodia) Velez, Yolanda (Oscar) Ramos,

Guadalupe (Arturo) Adame, Irma (Jose) Rosado, Maria Zabala, Juanita (Pablo)

Perez, Maria Elena (Aristides) Vera and Cipriano Duran; many grandchildren and

great-grandchildren; two brothers,

Tomas (Macaria) Hinojosa and Luciano (Elena) Hinojosa; several nieces and

nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Raymundo in 1970.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the

Fife Funeral Home with Pastor Israel Ramos officiating.

Burial, Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home from

4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Ignacia was a member of the Iglesia Christiana Pentecostes, East Chicago, and

was a resident of East Chicago for the past

28 years.

Helen M. Ewen

Crown Point, IN

Helen M. Ewen, 85, of Crown Point,IN formerly a resident of Griffith,IN

passed away on Tuesday,January 4, 2000. She is survived by her loving son, Gene

(Linda) Ewen of Chapin, SC; grandsons, Brent Ewen of Hamilton,IN

and Blair (Kristie) Ewen of Los Altos, CA; grandaughter in law, Laurie Ewen of

DeMotte; great granddaughters, Corby and Carley Ewen; great grandsons, Aaron,

Damon, and Tyler Ewen; sister, Ethel (James) Kocman of Holt, MI; sisters in

law, Mineva and Thelma

Ewen of Gary; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her beloved

husband, Alfred, and grandson, Brook Ewen, three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held on Friday evening at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln

Ridge Funeral Home, 7607 West

Lincoln Highway, Schererville (Route 30 East of Cline Avenue) with Rev. Dwight

Rengstorf officiating. At rest, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville.

Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m.

Mrs. Ewen was a former

employee of the Anderson Company of Gary, she was co-owner with her husband in

the Ewen Florist in Gary, she was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in

Gary and she was an avid traveler. before becoming a resident at the Lutheran

Retirement Village.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Lutheran Home, 1200 East

Luther Drive, Crown Point,IN.

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Charles H. Folk

Porter

Charles H. Folk, 76, of Porter, Indiana passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000

at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso.

He was born April 1, 1923 in Humboldt, Iowa; he was the son of the late Charles

H. Folk Sr. and the late Fern (Minion) Folk; he was married in Rome City,

Indiana to Ann R. Kirkby, who survives in Porter.

Also survived by a son, Daniel Folk of Florida and

grandchildren, Melissa and Illana; five step-sons, John (Carol) Walsh of San

Diego, California and step-grandchildren Lora and Keith; William (Karen) Walsh

of Valparaiso and step-grandchildren Liz and Susan; Patrick (Julie) Walsh of

Chesterton and step-grandchildren,

Ryan and Megan; Bud Walsh of Iceland and step grandchild Rachel and Tim (Linda)

Walsh of Chesterton and step-grandchild, Steven and Timm; step-daughter,

Rebecca (Doug) Fekete of Albion, Indiana and step-granchildren, Jacob and

Heather; sister, Blythe Hirsch

of Waterloo, Iowa; nephews, Steve Peterson and Kevin Peterson, Doug Hirsch;

niece, Kristen Hirsch.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Saturday, January 8, 2000, 11:30

a.m. from St. Patrick Catholic Church, Chesterton with Rev. John Zemelko

officiating.

Interment, Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso. The family will receive friends

Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd Street,

Chesterton. Wake service Friday evening 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Folk was a veteran of World War

II having served in the US Navy; he was a retired instructor with Illinois

Bell Telephone Company with 32 years of service; was was a former boy scout

leader at St. Patricks; he was secretary-treasurer of NOPAC of Porter County;

member of American Legion

Post #170 of Chesterton and he had served 10 years on the Porter Council.

Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or St. Patrick's

Catholic Church.

Arwilda France

Chicago, IL

Arwilda France of Chicago, IL passed away Saturday,

January 1,2000, at home. Survivors; three daughters, Carol, Elwyn and Gwenana

France, all of East Chicago; five sons, Kenneth France of Indianapolis,

Darryl, Harold Ricardo, and Taron France, all of East Chicago; 28

grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren;

four brothers, Ralf (Bessie) Patrick, Richard and Emmitt (Mattie) Patrick, all

of Detroit, MI, William (Coretta) Patrick of Gary and a host of nieces,

nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th, 2000, at 11

a.m. from Friendship Baptist Church, 4756 Melville Avenue, East Chicago, Rev.

David Pugh officiating. Interment, Fern Oak Cemetery, Griffith. Friends may

call Saturday, January 8th, at Friendship Baptist Church from 10 to 11 a.m

prior to funral services.

Hinton Willamms Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mabel Martha

Berndena Fryar

(nee Berthold)

Hammond, IN

Mabel Martha Berndena Fryar, 106 , of Hammond,IN passed way January 4, 2000.

Preceddd in death by husband Charles Leonard Fryar. Survived

by one daughter, Edna Collins of El Monte, CA; three grandchildren, Jerome

(Carolyn) Vaughn, of CO, Lois (Roger) Griswold of TX and April (James) Slavo of

Hammond; nine great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; one great

great great grandchild.;

two sister, Ann Beiriger of Hobart and Mary Webster of Hammond; close friend,

Rita Oner; two caregivers, Lois Kaminski and Cheryl Juszczak.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 6th, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the

Burns Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman

Avenue,.Hammond. Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home

with Pastor James Williams officiating. Interment, Chapel Lawn Memorial

Gardens, Schererville.

William H. Gailes

Gary, IN

William H. Gailes, 85 of Gary,IN, passed away Sunday,

January 2, 2000, at St.Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. Survivors; wife,

Josephine; one son, Alamin-Ahmad of Philadelphia, PA; two daughters, Camille

Gailes and Sandra Mentengule, both of Chicago; six grandchildren, three great

grandchildren; one great

great grandchild; three brothers, Frank Johnson of Philadelphia, Rev. Willard

(Carmen) Johnson of Denver, CO and Calvin (Vera) Johnson of Virginia; two

sisters, Emma Johnson of New York and Dolly Terrell of Newark, NJ; a host of

nieces nephews, other relatives

and friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, January 7th, 2000, 11 a.m. from St..Mark

AME Zion Church, 4200 Alder Street, East Chicago, Rev. Kenneth Arrington

officiating. Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart. Friends may call

Friday, January

7th, at St.Mark AME Zion Church, from 10 am to11 a.m. prior to funeral services.

Mr. Gailes was retired from Inland Steel. Hinton-Williams Funeral Home in

charge of arrangements.

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Frank J. Grabowski

Whting, IN

Frank J. Grabowski,

74, of Whiting,IN passed away January 2, 2000. Cherished husband of (late) Jane

(nee) Harris; devoted father of Gloria (Shelby) Withrow of Paradise, TX;

sister, Jane Marie (Sisters of The Holy Family of Nazareth of Des Plaines, IL),

Regina (Mark) Wusik of

Crown Point, Thomas (Pam) Grabowski of Valparaiso,IN;loving brother of Mary

(late Ernest) Quisenberry, Eleanor (late Edward) Mlynarcik, Clare (late Donald)

Blastick, Elsie (Frank) Tomera, preceded in death by numerous brothers and

sisters; dearest grandfather

of David (Tina) Withrow, Jane and Katie Wusik and Matthew Grabowski; fond uncle

of numerous nieces and nephews. Frank Grabowski was a World War II and Korean

War Veteran, P.O.W. in World War II and was wounded in the Korean War. Received

the Purple Heart

and Bronze Star. Member of Post 428 American Legion of Hammond whose members

will hold services on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. A member of

the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Friends are invited to meet with the family

in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Father

Rakozcy will offer prayers in the funeral home at 4 p.m. Funeral services will

be held on Friday, January 7, 2000, at 11:30 a.m. from the Ruzich Funeral Home,

2031 Indianapolis

Blvd., Whiting,Indiana, to St.Adalbert Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian

Burial at 12 noon with Rev. Walter Rakoczy officiating. At rest, Holy Cross

Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. For additional details regarding funeral

arrangements, friends may contact

the Ruzich Funeral Home, 219-659-0018.

Frederick F. "Rocky" Gregolunas

Calumet City

Frederick F. "Rocky" Gregolunas of Calumet City, beloved husband of Berly

nee Townsend, loving father of John (Bonita), Betty Gregolunas (Tim Woynaroski)

and Bob (Patricia).

Cherished grandfather of 15, great grandfather of 19. He was a WWII Army

Veteran, and member of Disabled American Veterans and was a 30 year retiree of

Youngstown Sheet and Tube.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Park Funeral Home,

12540 S. Halsted St. Calumet Park, IL. Interment Cedar Park Cemetery.

Visitation Friday, 2 pm til 9 pm. 1-773-785-8840.

Mary Lou Grzych

Hammond

Mary Lou Grzych, age 67 of Hammond passed away December 20, 1999 at St.

Margaret Hospital in Hammond, IN.

She is survived by a sister, Phyllis Adams, Whiting, nephew, Robert Adams,

Whiting, and many cousins.

Memorial mass Saturday January 8, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. St. Margaret Mary Church

1445 Hoffman Street,Hammond, IN, Reverend Matt Iwuji officiating. Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Mysliwy Funeral Home, East Chicago in

charge of arrangements-219-397-4344.

Leona Mary Hale

Portage

Leona Mary Hale, age 67, of Portage passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at

Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus.

She was born December 14, 1932 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and

Mary (Perazzo) Hessen. A Portage resident for 41 years and 5 months, formerly

of New Chicago, IN, she was married to Robert F. Hale, Sr. on November 23,

1954, in Sioux City, Iowa.

He preceded her in death on October 11, 1998. She was employed as a school

teacher for the Portage Township Schools for 23 years. Mrs. Hale is survived

by three sons, William (Nancy) Hale of LaPorte, Robert Hale, Jr. of Portage and

James (Pamela) Hale of

Indianapolis, two daughters, Katherine (husband Steven White) Hale of

Chesterton and Julie Hale of Victoria, Texas, two sisters, Betty (Gary) Bladow

of Westministers, CA, and Judy (Ron) Blanchard of Metarie, Louisiana. She was

preceded in death by her parents

and husband.

A visitation will be held, Friday, January 7, 2000 from 2-4 and 6-7 pm. A

private funeral service will be held for the family following the visitation at

Engel Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage,IN, 46368. For information

please

call 219-762-8595.

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Russell L. Hook

Highland

Russell L. Hook, 83, of Highland, passed away on Tuesday, January 4,

2000. Survived by wife, Phyllis; one daughter, Darlene (John) Schoon of Cedar

Lake; son, Dan Hook of Montana; three step-children,

Judith (Bob) Duff of Wisconsin, Sharon (Morey) Cook of Michigan and Robert

(Joan) Bosma of Missouri; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchilren, seven

step-grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren and one great-great-

granddaughter; one sister, Lois

Slager of Lansing; two brothers, Richard (Eleanor) Hook of Schererville and

Rollin (Lois) Hook of Arizona. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret Hook.

Funeral services Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Reformed

Church, Munster, IN, with Rev.

Phillip Rouwerdink officiatng. Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery. Friends are

invited to meet with the family on Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home,

9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana.

Mr. Hook was a charter member

of the Trinity Reformed Church of Munster; retired from Central Wisconsin

Trucking; and a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army First Calvary. Memorials may

be given to the church.

Ann V. Jones

California/Lansing,IL/ Highland, IN

Ann V. Jones, 81, passed

away in Fullerton, CA on January 3, 2000. She was formerly of Lansing,IL and

Highland,IN Survivors two sons, Larry (Angela) Jones of Shelbyville,IN, John

(Carol) Jones of Diamond Bar, CA; eight grandchildren, three great

grandchildren; one son in law,

David Blade of Highland; two sisters in law, Lois (Evan) Cooper of Florida and

Jane VanDerMey of Wisconsin; preceded in death by husband, Lawrence in 1988,

daughter, Charlotte in 1997 and two brothers Frank and Charles.

Funeral services will be held Saturday,

January 8th, 10 a.m. at the Riverside Community Church with Pastor Mel De Vries

officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schererville. Friends may meet with

the familyFriday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039

Kleinman Road (2 blocks

South of Ridge Road), Highland.

Mrs. Jones was a founding member of the Riverside Community Church in

Hammond, retired from Hoosier State Bank in Hammond with18 years of service. A

longtime resident of Lansing, Illinois and Highland, IN before moving in

with her son , John, in California for 2 years.

Julia A. Smith

Griffith / Hessville

Julia A. Smith, 75, of Griffith, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2000.

Survived by one son, Woodrow Smith; one daughter, Teri (late John) Duran of

Griffith; five

grandchildren: Amy (fiance, Mark Green) Duran of Indiana, Dana (Eric) Nesbitt

of Indianapolis, Amanda Duran of Griffith, Gary and Aaron Smith of Indiana; one

great-granddaughter; Julia Nesbitt; one brother, Louis Novath of Colorado;

three sisters, Rose (Thomas)

Gardner of Texas, Mary Galik of DeMotte, IN and Theresa Sabo of Michigan; one

brother-in-law, Florian (late Kathryn) O'Day of Highland; two sisters-in-law,

Betty (late George) Novath of Highland and Margaret (late Mike) Novath of

Griffith. Preceded in death

by husband, Woodrow, in 1993.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. from the

Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor G. Allan Jennex officiating. Burial at

Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends may meet with the family on

Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039

Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, Indiana.

Mrs. Smith was a lifelong resident of Hessville until 1997. In lieu of

flowers, memorials may be given to William

J. Riley Hospice Center.

Marjorie J. Kleinwachter

Highland

Marjorie J. Kleinwachter of Highland passed away on Wednesday, January 5,

2000. Survivors husband, Warren; daughter, Debbie (David) Richards. Preceded in

death by brother, Donald Bergquist and

sister, Vera Jean Nagy.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the

Fagen-Miller Fer Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland. with Rev Fred

Standridge officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville.

Visitation

Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Mrs. Kleinwachter was a former nurse at St. Catherine's Hospital, Jones

Clinic and for Dr. Smitley retiring in 1970.

Nadyne C. Knight

(nee Reynolds)

New Berlin, WI

Nadyne C. Knight, 80, of New Berlin, WI, formerly

of East Chicago,IN passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000. She is survived by

six children, Mary Ellen (late Bill) Maddox of Redding, CA, John Knight of

Grosse Ile, MI, Thomas Knight of Milwaukee, WI, Rosemary (Terry) Walsh of

Sarasota, FL, Patrick (Tricia)

Knight of New Berlin,WI and Shirley Knight of Milwaukee,WI; 10 grandchildren,

Susan Grace, Michael Maddox, Brian Knight, MichaelKnight, Margaret Knight,

Patrick Walsh, Bridget Goetz, Timothy Walsh, Kara Knight and Brendan Knight;

six great grandchildren;

preceded in death by parents, Frank and Helen Reynolds. husband, Edward "Gene"

Knight, brother, Frank Reynolds, and sister, Mary A. Kilpatrick and Terese

Thanholt.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th, 9:30 a m from the Fife

Funeral Home,

4201 Indianapolis Blvd, East Chicago, 10 a.m. at St.Mary Church, East Chicago,

Rev. Stephen Gibson officiating. Burial, St.Joseph Cemetery, Hammond.

Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Rosary 4

p.m. Friday.

Nadyne retired

from Lake County Assoc. for Retarded Children where whe worked as a teacher and

in charge of job procurement. She was a graduate of St.Mary Elementary School

andCatholic Central High School.

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Henry Koniarski

Dolton/Calumet City, IL/Finley,

North Dakota

Henry Koniarski, 77, of Dolton, formerly of Calumet City, IL, passed away on

Friday, December 31, 1999. He is survived by three children: son, Ronald (Judy)

Koniarski of Fort Meyers, FL;, daughters, Gerrie (Steve) Gorcos of Dyer, IN and

Brenda

(Donald) Szpejnowski of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; Toni, Renee, James, Billy,

Stephen, Andrea, John Michael, Samantha, Jennifer, Kenneth Jr. and Kimberly

Warren; one great-granddaughter, Brenda. Preceded in death by son, Kenneth

Koniarski.

Henry was a WWII

veteran, former Calumet City Police Officer, retired employee of City of

Calumet City and member of VFW, Ehinger Bros. Post #8141.

Funeral services will be private. There will be no visitation. In lieu of

flowers, memorial contributions to the family would

be appreciated. Arrangements by Care Memorial of Illinois. 1-800-889-4884.

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Joseph W. Kujawa, Jr.

Munster

Joseph W. Kujawa, Jr., 87, of Munster passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2000.

Survived by one daughter, Barbara (James) Nogacki of Corpus

Christi, Texas; one son, Lawrence (Roxanne) Kujawa of Munster; five

grandchildren, Laura (Terry) McHugh, David and Mark Nogacki, Robert Matthews

and Lauren Wright; two great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Mitchell McHugh; three

brothers, John (Loretta) Kujawa

of Hammond, Frank (late Mary) Kujawa and Edward Kujawa, both of Whiting; one

sister-in-law, Julia (late Walter) Sikora of Munster; one brother-in-law,

Joseph (Clare) Sikora of Chicago; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by

wife Mildred C. Kujawa on

April 2, 1999.

Funeral services Saturday, January 8, 2000, 9:30 a.m. at the Anthony and

Dziadowicz Funeral Home, 4404 Cameron Avenue, Hammond (two blocks east of

Hohman, one block north of Gostlin) 10 a.m. Mass at St. Casimir Church with

Rev. Vladimir Janeczek

officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Visitation

Friday 3 to 8 p.m.

Mr. Kujawa was a Munster resident for the past 32 year; retired employee of

Amoco Refinery in Whiting and Army Veteran of World War II and a member of the

Calumet

Memorial American Legion Post #330.

Elizabeth Ann Kundrat (nee) Haraksin

Whiting

Elizabeth Ann Kundrat (Nee) Haraksin, age 96, of Whiting, IN, passed away

Monday, January 3, 2000. Beloved daughter of (late) Peter & (late) Anna

Haraksin. Cherished wife

of (late) George Kundrat, devoted mother of Jill (Don ) Goetz of Lubbock, TX.

Loving sister of (late) Helen Koscielski, (late) Martha Haraksin, (late) Mary

Gadish, (late) Vera Wilson, (late) Margaret Nednein, (late) Irene Haraksin and

(late) Peter Haraksin.

Dearest grandmother of Kathy (John) Soto, Denise (James) North & Bill Goetz.

Dear great grandmother of six. Preceded in death by great grandson Steevie

Soto. Fond aunt of numerous nieces & nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to meet

with the family in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Friday, from 2-5 and 7-9 PM.

Parastas services will be held at 7:30 PM in the funeral home. Funeral

services will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2000 at 9:30 a.m. from the Ruzich

Funeral Home, 2031 Indianapolis

Blvd., Whiting,Indiana, to St. Mary Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church for

Mass at 10 AM with Father Joseph Pohorlak officiating. At rest St. Mary

Cemetery, Hammond, IN. For further details regarding funeral arrangements,

friends may contact Ruzich Funeral

Home (219)659-0018.

Ronald C. Malkowski

Griffith

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