Obituaries

1996-07-10T00:00:00Z Obituaries nwitimes.com
July 10, 1996 12:00 am

Angela D. "Angel" Payne

Hammond

Angela D. Payne "Angel", 29, of Hammond, IN. passed away Friday, July 5,

1996. She is survived by her loving son, Robert Payne, loving mother, Doris

Payne and dear friend Bill Bannon, and loving sisters, Janice and Judy Payne,

all of Hammond; loving brother, Michael (Catrol) Payne of Jasper, Alabama;

fiance, Karl Boback of Hammond; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 11 a.m. at the

Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond, Indiana. Burial will take

place at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Friends may call at the funeral

home Wednesday evening 5 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made to the family to help

with expenses.

Marjorie L. Apple

Arizona/Merrillville

Marjorie L. Apple, 74, of Scottsdale, Arizona, formerly of Merrillville,

IN. passed away Sunday, July 7, 1996. Preceded in death by son, Terry Apple and

husband, Karl R. Apple. Survived by four daughters, Karlene Luckiewicz of

Valparaiso, Mary Helen (William) Jones of Crown Point, Jane (Dean) Bower of

Crown Point and Becki (Pat) Beckham of Lafayette, Colorado; eight grandchildren

and nine great grandchildren; one sister, Helen (George) Thureanos of

Indianapolis, IN.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 12, 1996 at 9:30 a.m. from

the Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN. and 10 a.m. at St.

Andrew Church, Merrillville, with Father David H. Gosnell officiating.

Entombment, Calumet Park Mausoleum, Merrillville. Friends may call 2 to 5 and 7

to 9 p.m. Thursday. Prayer service Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

John J. Bliele

Griffith

John J. Bliele, 56, of Griffith, IN. passed away Monday, July 8, 1996.

Survived by wife, Annette; two sons, Tom and Travis Bliele, at home; father,

Alex Bliele of Washington; one brother, Al (Vola) Bliele of Michigan; sister,

Amy Bliele of North Dakota. Preceded in death by his mother, Maggie Bliele.

Funeral services and burial will take place in North Dakota. Friends are

invited to meet with the family Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral

Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (2 blks south of Ridge Road), Highland, IN.

Mr. Bliele attended St. Mary Church of Griffith; employed at Koch

Industries (Gary U.S.Steel) and a veteran of North Dakota National Guard.

Prayer services were held Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Marvin L. Brownd

Kentucky/Highland

Marvin L. Brownd, 63, on July 1, 1996 went to be with the Lord. Native

of Ohio County, Kentucky. Resided in Highland, Indiana for 29 years before

retiring to Beaver Dam, Kentucky where he lived for the past 13 years. Survived

by beloved wife, Jean (Long) of 41 years; sons, Marvin (Marty) of Beaver Dam,

Terry (Yvonne) of Griffith, IN., Mark (Sharon) of Griffith, IN.; grandson,

Jarrett; mother, Iva Brownd of Hartford, KY.; brothers, Cecil (Hazel) and

William, sisters, Mildred Nantz, Anna (Dolphis) Phelps and June (A.C.) McBride;

many relatives and friends. Preceded in death by son, Don Eddie, daughter,

Shirley Jean, father, Ira and granddaughter, Nicole Jean.

Member of Fairview Baptist Church in Ohio County, U.S.W. Local 1011.

Retired L.T.V. Steel Indiana Harbour works with 29 years service. Arrangements

by William L. Danks Funeral Home, Beaver Dam, KY. 502-274-7124

Florence I. Christianson

(Gostlin)

Florida/Hammond

Florence I. (Gostlin) Christianson, 86, died on June 14, 1996 in Ft.

Meyers, FL. She was born June 17, 1909 in Hammond, IN., the eldest daughter of

the late William Harvey and Nelle (Ingraham) Gostlin. She graduated with

honors from Hammond High School and attended National Park Seminary in

Washington, DC. She married Christian Christianson on Nov. 10, 1933. Mrs.

Christianson died in Ft. Myers in 1984. Mrs. Christianson had been a member of

the First Presbyterian Church of Hammond, the D.A.R. and the Triacs. She and

her husband moved to Naples, FL. in 1965 where they attended the Moorings

Presbyterian Church and belonged to the Bath and Tennis Club. They became

residents of Shell Point Village in Ft. Myers, FL. in 1980. She is survived by

a daughter, Cynthia J. Pesch (Alan) of North Stonington, CT. and a son, David

H. Christianson (Ann) of Munster, IN.; five grandchildren and nine great

grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Dyer and Eleanor Albee;

a brother, William H. Gostlin; two children, Andrew and Gail Christianson and

two grandchildren, Rondi and Sonia Christianson.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 12, 1996 at 11 a.m. at the

First Presbyterian Church, 6021 Hohman Ave., Hammond, Indiana. Memorial gifts

may be sent to Alzheimer's Disease Research, 15825 Shady Grove Road, Suite 140,

Rockville, MD. 20850.

Eleanore B. Chrzanowski

(nee Serocinski)

Burnham, Illinois

Eleanore B. Chrzanowski (nee Serocinski), 73, late of Burnham, Illinois,

passed away Monday, July 8, 1996. She is survived by three children: Edward B.

(Bernadette) Chrzanowski, Mary Ann B. (Jack) Reichenberger and Robert A.

Chrzanowski; five grandchildren: James and Timothy Chrzanowski, Jennifer K.

Thomas, Christina and Jacqueline Reichenberger; a brother, Bruno (Albina)

Serocinski and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband,

Edward Chrzanowski and her parents, Bruno and Mary Serocinski.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11, 1996, 9 a.m. prayers

from Hennessy-Nowak Funeral Home, 400 Pulaski Road (154th St.,) Calumet City,

Illinois, to Mother of God Church, Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Cross.

Visitation on Wednesday 2 to 9 p.m.

Theodore James

"Ted" Cochran

Portage

Theodore James "Ted" Cochran, 17, of Portage, IN. passed away Sunday, July

7 1996. He was a student at Portage Adult Education and a truck washer for Red

Baron Truck Wash. He also enjoyed working on his car. He is survived by his

father, Carl (Migdalia) Cochran of Portage; his mother, Patsy (fiance, Don

Tindall) Padlo of Lake Station; five brothers, David (Cindy) Sweeney Jr. of

Valparaiso, Brian (Heather) Sweeney of Hobart, Michael (fiancee, Misty) Sweeney

of Lake Station, Carl W. Cochran of Lake Station and Ernest Cochran of Portage;

two step-sisters, Diane Sibley of Gary and Melisa Sibley of East Chicago;

maternal grandparents, Theodore and Ila Padlo of Lake Station; paternal

grandparents, Verna and Harold McCowan of Danville, Kentucky; one nephew, Kyle

Sweeney of Hobart; five aunts and five uncles and special friend, Nicholas

Erkson of Valparaiso.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 1 p.m. from the Rees

Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage, IN., Rev. John Barley officiating.

Entombment, Calumet Park Mausoleum, Merrillville, IN. Visitation Wednesday,

July 10th, 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rees Olson Chapel. 219-762-3013.

Gilda M. Fenes

Hammond

Gilda M. Fenes, 57, of Hammond, IN. passed away Sunday, July 7, 1996 at

her home following an extended illness. Survived by four sons, Michael S.

Fenes, Phillip (Joyce) Fenes, James (Robbin) Fenes and Matthew (Lonnie) Fenes

and one daughter, Marsha (Bobby) Dallas, all of Hammond; sister, Marsha Ann

Rice of Shreveport, Louisiana; two aunts, Frances Blackburn of Pikeville,

Kentucky and Chattie Staple of Colorado; nine grandchildren; several nieces and

nephews and sister-in-law, Joann Maksymczak of Hammond. Preceded in death by

her husband, Thomas.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. prayers from the Virgil

Huber Funeral Home Hessville Chapel with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m.

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Hammond, with Rev. John R. Winterlin

celebrant. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends may

call Tuesday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Virgil Huber Funeral Home, Hessville

Chapel, 7051 Kennedy Ave. Rev. John R. Winterlin will hold a prayer service

Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Mrs. Fenes was a homemaker and raised her family and was a Secretary at

the Hammond YMCA for 16 years.

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Wolfgang John Foerster

Schererville

Wolfgang John Foerster, 59, of Schererville, Indiana, passed away after a

lingering illness at the University of Chicago Hospital on Saturday, July 6,

1996. Self employed Consulting Engineer; member of the Merrillville Wesleyan

Church and veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Karen Foerster;

father of Dorothy M. and David J. Foerster, both of Merrillville; step-father

to Lynn Pool, Aaron and Brandy Simoneau; grandfather of Christopher, Ashley and

Jacob Pool; three brothers, Alfred, Ulirich and Chris Foerster; four sisters,

Gudrun Foerster, Ursula Fischer, Regina Eggert and Gertrude Foerster and many

nieces and nephews.

Funeral services Wednesday, July 10, 1996, 11 a.m. at the Geisen Funeral

Home 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN., with Rev. James C. Carder officiating.

Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, IN. Friends may call on

Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are

requested to the family to help with medical expenses.

Almira B. Halsted

Hobart

Almira B. Halsted, 87, of Hobart, passed away at home on Monday, July 8,

1996. Survived by husband, Kenneth M. Halsted; four daughters, Joan (Chuck)

Teller of Seattle, Washington, Nancy (Joe) Gilrowski of Crown Point, Dru

(Ernie) Garus of Portage and Lana (Andy) Vasas of Hobart; 13 grandchildren,

eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 11 a.m. from

the Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN., Pastor Ronald L.

Deck officiating. Burial at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN. Friends

may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Herlof T. "Ted"

Hansen, Jr.

Merrillville/Gary

Herlof T. "Ted" Hansen, Jr., 64, of Merrillville, IN. passed away

Monday, July 8, 1996. He was a resident since 1953, formerly of Gary and was a

member of St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Merrillville. He retired from U.S.

Steel in 1982 as a supervisor in the Coke Plant with 34 years of service; a

veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves; a Charter and Life member of Merrillville

Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Indiana Volunteer Firemen's

Association. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; one son, Chuck (Laura)

Hansen of St. John; two daughters, Cheryl (Dr. Mark) Feldner of Schererville

and Theresa (Anthony) Sielski of Valparaiso; nine grandchildren: Natalie

Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Brent Feldner, Ben Sielski, Allison Sielski, Josh Hansen,

Jillian Hansen, Herlof T. "Teddy" Hansen IV and Amanda Hansen; mother, Anna

Hansen of Crown Point; two brothers, George (Marge) of Wanatah and Jack (Kathy)

of Porter, Indiana; sister, Mary Ann Graden of Crown Point; mother-in-law,

Catherine Ratkey of Merrillville; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Walter) Dudek of

Crown Point and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father,

Herlof T. Hansen Sr. and son, Firefighter Herlof T. "Ted" Hansen III, April

13, 1995.

Funeral services Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 9:15 a.m. at the Rees Funeral

Home, 600 West Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Indiana, to St. Andrew the Apostle

Church, 801 West 73rd Ave., Merrillville, IN. at 10 a.m. for Mass of Christian

burial. Interment, Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN. Rosary on

Wednesday. I.V.F.A. service Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Father Duane Lance

officiating. Memorials are preferred to the Hobart Firefighter's Memorial with

checks payable to Margaret Hansen, c/o Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge

Road, Hobart, IN. 46342. Visitation Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 2 to 9

p.m. at the Rees Funeral Home Hobart Chapel.

Mary Hopper

Florida/Indiana Harbor

A memorial service for Mary Hopper, 80, of Sarasota, Florida, and

formerly of Indiana Harbor, who passed away on June 24, 1996 will be held

Sunday, July 14, 1996 at 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 601 Pottawotami Trail,

Gary, Indiana, with Father Robert N. Linn officiating.

Madelaine M. Keene

Crown Point

Madelaine M. Keene, 88, of Crown Point, IN. passed away Tuesday, July 9,

1996. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Joseph) Puncho of Crown Point,

IN.; four granddaughters, Mary Jo (David) Lefler of West Virginia, Lynda

(William) Kinder of Sydney, Ohio, Donna (Phillip) Patterson and Tricia (David)

Wilson, both of Valparaiso, IN.; ten great grandchildren. Preceded in death by

her husband, John and great granddaughter, Madelaine Ann Lefler.

Funeral services will be private. Burns-Kish Funeral Home, Munster, IN. in

charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Keene was a former member of the Hammond Lady Lion's and the Sigman

Beta Sorority Nu Chapter. In lieu of flowers, donations to A Priority Homecare

Hospice, 761 - 45th Ave., Munster, IN. 46321 appreciated.

Francis V. "Butch" Malayter

Portage

Francis V. "Butch" Malayter, 78, of Portage, passed away on Monday, July

8, 1996. He was a lifelong area resident. A member of Nativity of Our Savior

Catholic Church. A retired salesman of Commercial Auto. A U.S. Army veteran of

World War II. A member of Msgr. Ryder Council-#4047, K.O.C., and was formerly

active in its bowling league. A member of the Supervisor's Club and its senior

golf league. A dedicated volunteer at Fountain View Place Nursing Home for 14

years. He was also an avid, lifelong Notre Dame fan. Preceded in death by his

parents, Mary and John S. Malayter, three sisters, Helen Klovek, Mary L.

Malayter and Vern Zibora and three brothers, Albert, John and Raymond. He is

survived by his wife, Eleanor; three sisters, Betty Yurtanas of Valparaiso,

Agnes McCall of Portage and Barbara (P.G.) Bailey of Crown Point; three

sisters-in-law, Mary Elizabth Malayter and Mary Malayter, both of Merrillville

and Grace Malayter of Crown Point; also many dear nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, at 10 a.m. directly at Nativity

of Our Savior Church, 2949 Willowcreek Road, Portage, IN., Rev. John Scott,

Rev. Kevin McCarthy and Rev. Louis Madejczyk will concelebrate. Interment will

follow at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 9

p.m. at the Stilinovich & Wiatrolik Funeral Home, 7535 Taft St., Merrillville,

IN. A prayer service will be offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Msgr. Ryder Council

will pray the rosary at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Malayter may also be viewed at the church

from 9:30 a.m. Thursday until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials are

preferred to the church building fund.

Loretta Pearl Nelson

Portage

Loretta Pearl Nelson, 88, of Portage, IN., passed away on Saturday, July

6, 1996 at St. Anthony Hospital, Crown Point, as a result of an auto accident.

She was born August 8, 1907 in Round Lake, Minnesota, and was the daughter of

August and Alvina (Wiese) Nolpensmeier. A Portage resident for 20 years,

formerly of Chicago. She was married on October 4, 1947 in Chicago to Bertram

H. Nelson, who preceded her in death in September of 1963. She graduated from

the Evangelical School of Nursing in Chicago and was employed as a Registered

Nurse for the Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. Mrs. Nelson was a member of

theTrinity United Methodist Church in Hobart where she was very active in the

Ministries of the church. She was also a member of Bonner Senior Center. She is

survived by two daughters, Judith Ann (Kurt) Richmond of Aledo, Illinois and

Nancy Lynn Willard of Valparaiso; two grandchildren, Mike and Kelly Willard;

three step-grandchildren: Loren, Ryan and Jeff Richmond; two step-great

grandchildren, Tim and Matthew. She was preceded in death by her parents, one

brother, George and one sister, Verna.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 1996 at 10 a.m. from the

Trinity United Methodist Church, Hobart, IN., with Pastor Paul F. Rogers

officiating. Interment, will take place in Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN.

Friends may call Tuesday, July 9th from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Engel Funeral Home,

2700 Willow Creek Road, Portage, IN. Memorials may be made to Trinity United

Methodist Church, 3561 South Randolph, Hobart, IN. 46342. For information

phone 219-762-8595.

Helen V. O'Drobinak

(nee Paryl)

Whiting

Helen V. O'Drobinak (nee Paryl), 82, of Whiting, IN. passed away on

Sunday, July 7, 1996 at the Munster Med-Inn. She was the beloved wife of the

late Anthony M. O'Drobinak who passed away October 21, 1973. She is survived

by sister-in-law, Mary Paryl of Lansing and many nieces and nephews. She was

also peceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Arlene O'Drobinak, son, William

O'Drobinak and two brothers, Steve Paryl and Leo Paryl.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 1996, 10;30 a.m. at the

Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting, IN., 11 a.m. Mass at St. John the

Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting, with the Rev. Edward C. Homco, C.PP.S.

officiating. Interment, St. John Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Visitation at the

funeral home Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services.

Mrs. O'Drobinak was a lifelong resident of Whiting and a member of St. John

the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting. 219-659-4400.

Edward T. Salczynski

Merrillville/Hammond

Edward T. Salczynski, 81, of Merrillville, formerly of Hammond, passed

away Sunday, July 7, 1996. He is survived by three daughters, Sandra (Robert)

Sidock of Dyer, Linda (Birchel) Brown of Pennsylvania and Laura (Tim) Schiller

of Ohio; two sons, Donald (Maria) Salczynski of Griffith and Edward (Jo Marie)

Salczynski of Griffith; 13 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several

nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his wife Marie in 1993, four

brothers Walter, Carl, Stanley and Anthony and three sisters, Helen, Victoria

and Mary.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 1996, 9:30 a.m.

prayers at the Solan Funeral Home with a 10 a.m. Mass at St. John Bosco Church,

with Rev. Stanley Dominik officiating. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet

City, IL. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9

p.m. at the Solan Funeral Home, 7109 Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN. Wake service

2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Mr. Salczynski was a lifelong resident of the Calumet area; retired from

Arco; member of St. John Bosco Church and the Holy Name Society; member of Arco

Retiree's Club; member and very active in St. Mary's and St. John Bosco

Athletic Department for many years.

Raymond F. Salczynski

"Razz"

Hammond

Raymond F. Salczynski "Razz", 71, of Hammond passed away Sunday, July 7,

1996. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Virginia; one daughter, Nancy

(Benjamin) Pruitt of Lake Station; one son, Jeffrey (Jill) Salczynski of

DeMotte; four grandchildren: Stacy Pruitt, Jacob, Ryan and Justin Salczynski;

one brother, Walter (Carol) Salczynski of Texas and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his mother, Julia in 1990.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 12, 1996 at 10:30 a.m. directly

at the Elmwood Cemetery in Hammond, IN. Friends may visit with the family on

Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Solan Funeral Home, 7109 Calumet

Ave., Hammond, IN. Wake service 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Salczynski was a lifelong area resident; Army veteran of W.W.II;

retired from Hammond Valve after 35 years of service and a member of St.

Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.

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William A. Schaller

Hammond

William A. Schaller, 71, of Hammond, IN., passed away Monday, July 8,

1996. He is survived by his wife, Betty (Camp) Schaller and her children: David

(Theresa) Camp of Hammond, Betty (Emerson) DeLaney of Kentland, Indiana and Sue

Brown of Crown Point, Indiana; one brother, Leonard (Shirley) Schaller of

Lakeland Florida; two nieces, Sharon Gluth and Linda Verbich and four nephews,

Bruce, Larry, Jerry and Leonard Schaller. Preceded in death by his sister,

Elsie Gluth in 1990.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 1996 at 12 Noon from

LaHayne Funeral Home DALTON Chapel, 6955 Southeastern Ave., Hammond, IN. with

Rev. Denzil G. Mauk officiating. Burial at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens,

Schererville, Indiana. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday 3 p.m. to 8

p.m. Memorial service will be held Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. by American Legion

Hammond Victory Post #168 and at 7:30 p.m. by Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge

#570 of Hammond.

Mr. Schaller was a lifetime resident of this area; a Navy veteran of World

War II; retired Labratory Chemist from Lever Bros. where he worked for 43

years; past Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose #570 of Hammond; past

Commander of American Legion Hammond Victory Post #168; member of Lake County

Voiture 40/8 and he served as chairman of the Greater Hammond Memorial Day

Parade Committee for over 25 years.

Robert Scott

Munster

Robert Scott, 86, of Munster, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, July 7,

1996. Survived by one nephew, William (Nancy) Abel of St. John, Indiana; one

great niece, Nadine (Jeff) Norris of LaGrange Park, Illinois; one sister,

Caroline Abel of Munster, Indiana. Preceded in death by sister, Margaret

Showers and nephew, Pat Showers.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 9:30 a.m. from the

Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, Indiana, with 10 a.m. Mass

of Resurrection at St. John Evangelist Church with Father Stephen Titko

officiating. Interment, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, Indiana.

Visitation will be Thursday, one half hour prior to the service.

Dorothy A.

(Chumbley) Shank

Chicago

Dorothy A. Shank (Chumbley), 69, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away

Saturday July 6, 1996. Survived by loving husband, Gerald; daughters, Patricia

Crane of Greenwood, Indiana, Thelma Chumbley and Jeanne Chumbley of Hammond and

Kathleen "Kitchie" Chumbley of Chicago; two sons, Richard Chumbley and Thomas

(Theresa) Chumbley of Hammond; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren;

sisters, Thelma Whitehead of Lansing, IL. and Sharon (Robert) Wilt of Hammond;

two step-daughters, Bonnie (Ralph) Zia of Norfold, Virginia and Nancy (Greg)

Foltz of LaGrange, Indiana; step-son, John Shank of Chicago and many nieces and

nephews.

She will be dearly missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 1996, 2 p.m. at the

Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN., Burial at Chapel Lawn

Cemetery, Schererville, IN. Visitation on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Alvina Walsh

Merrillville/East Chicago

Alvina Walsh, 82, of Merrillville, IN. formerly of East Chicago, passed

away Monday, July 8, 1996 at Methodist Soutlhake Campus. Retired from Inland

Steel Co. She was a Eucharistic Minister and Lector for St. Andrew Church.

Survived by sister, Anna E. Majewski of Gary and nieces and nephews.

Friends may call 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Rendina Funeral Home, 5100

Cleveland St., Merrillville, IN. Prayer service 4 p.m. Thursday. Funeral

services 11 a.m. Friday from the chapel and 11:30 a.m. at St. Andrew Church,

Merrillville, IN. with Rev. Fred DiCristobol officiating. Burial at Calvary

Cemetery, Portage, Indiana.

Donald R. Williams, Sr.

Hammond

Donald R. Williams, Sr., 47, of Hammond, Indiana, passed away on

Saturday, July 6, 1996. He is survived by loving son, Donald of Munster; loving

mother, Margaret Board of Hammond; Aunt Louise, Aunt Marcella and many cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11, 1996 at 1:30 p.m. from

the Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN. Burial will take

place at Memory Lane Cemetery, Schererville, IN. Friends may call at the

funeral home Wednesday 5 to 9 p.m.

Mr. Williams was Past Exalted Ruler of Hammond Elks Lodge #485, who will

hold services Wednesday at 7 p.m.; graduate of Morton High School and a

lifelong resident of Hammond.

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