John E. Esch passed away on January 16, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Violet (nee Carich). Loving father of Sandi Esch, Joe (Dorothy) Esch, Denise Esch Ferris, and Donna (Joe) Ballerine. Dear Godfather of Mike (Linda) James. Fond Grandfather of Chris Wallin, Eric (Marcie) Wallin, Anna (W…

HOMER GLEN, IL - Justina A. Frabotta (nee Pasquini) age 74 of Homer Glen formerly of the East side. Beloved wife of Anthony “Nick”. Loving mother of Tony (Maryellyn), Michael (Jacqueline) and Linda (Shane) Ramsey. Devoted grandmother of Kristin, Brian (Rylee), Caitlin and Elizabeth Frabotta,…

GARY, IN - Antonio Prieto, born July 13, 1928, died peacefully at the age of 90 on January 15, 2019. He retired from EJ&E Railroad in 1990 after 33 years of work. His life's passion, besides his family, were music-specifically the accordion. As a self-taught musician he founded the 'músi…

HAMMOND, IN - Scott A. Pearman, age 63, of Hammond passed away suddenly on December 18, 2018. He is survived by sister Gail Jarmula (Joseph) and three brothers, Mark Pearman (Valerie), Dewey Pearman and Jack Pearman (Janet) and by numerous loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his …

IN LOVING MEMORY OF JANE MELNIK ON YOUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. Jane, we loved you yesterday, we love you today, and we will love you all our tomorrows. We miss you. Your Husband and Family

IN LOVING MEMORY OF PHILIP ROGERS ON HIS FIRST ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. We're thinking about you everyday. Please continue to watch over us everyday. Love, Your Wife and Family.

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Carol Keyl age 77, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Preceded in death by her husband, Bob.

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HOBART, IN - James John Ramirez of Hobart passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at the age of 65. Jim was born in Gary, IN on September 11, 1953 to James and Jane Ramirez.

IN LOVING MEMORY DALE LYNN BALLOU ON HER 4TH ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. Gone, yet not forgotten, although we are apart, your spirit lives within us, forever in our hearts. Your Loving Husband, Family, Friends and Customers of Hairstack

IN LOVING MEMORY OF 'BUD, DAD & PAPA PERISHO' HAPPY 72ND BIRTHDAY AND FIRST BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN We wish you could be here. We miss you eve ryday. Please keep watch over us. We love you more & most! Cookie, Missy, Robert, Dana & Bunky

EAST CHICAGO, IN - Kenneth Steven Norsweather, 65, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, IN. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Tina Norsweather; son Kenneth S. Norsweather Jr.; one daughter Kayla (Damarius) Boyd; sister Dorothy Waters; f…

HAMMOND/MISHAWAKA, IN - Dr. Paul Leonard Piekarczyk, age 70, passed away on January 13, 2019. He was born August 5, 1948. Paul was preceded in death by his most loving parents, Joseph Sr., and Genevieve (Sorakopus) Piekarczyk. He is survived by his most loving sister Charmaine (Sherry) (the …

VALPARASIO, IN - Stanley Z. Miestowski, age 81, of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Southlake Methodist Hospital in Merrillville. He was born in Poland on June 12, 1937. Stanley was a collector of stamps, coins, and guns. He enjoyed antiques and going to auctions and fl…

ST. JOHN, IN - Lawrence B. Dombrowski, age 69, of St. John, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 45 Years Lorie Dombrowski; children Melinda (Shawn) Duffy, Scott (Ashley) Dombrowski, Denise (Thomas) Webb; grandchildren Conor, Drew, and Dylan Duffy, Elle, Luke,…

John E. Esch passed away on January 16, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Violet (nee Carich). Loving mother of Sandi Esch, Joe (Dorothy) Esch, Denise Esch Ferris, and Donna (Joe) Ballerine. Dear Godfather of Mike (Linda) James. Fond Grandfather of Chris Wallin, Eric (Marcie) Wallin, Anna (W…

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Beverly 'Bee' Stevens, age 87 of Merrillville, passed away on January 15, 2019. She was a retired employee of MHS Community Schools where she worked as secretary to the Principal. Bee was preceded in death by her husband-Ralph; sisters, Lillian Major, Yvonne Miller; brothe…

AUGUSTA, GA - Lorenzo DeVoe II, 54, of Georgia, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019. Lorenzo leaves to cherish his memories his parents Lorenzo, Sr. and Mabel DeVoe; children DeJuanDeVoe of Gary, IN and Brittany DeVoe of Roswell, GA; sisters Cheryl DeVoe of Augusta, GA and Lorna Ward of Pens…

PUYALLUP, WA - Joseph Williams Jr., 28, of Puyallup, WA, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. He leaves to cherish his memories his parents Joseph and Dorothy Williams, Sr. and a host of other family and friends.

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Donald F. Hasse, 77, of Schererville, formerly of Lansing, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019.

LYNWOOD, IL - John C. Sisco age 90 of Lynwood, IL formerly of Dolton, IL, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He is survived by his daughters: Cindy (late Gary) Barber, Cristy Sisco, Cheryl (Jim) Toth, Cathy (Mike) Lareau; nine grandchildren: John (Josie) Barber; Lane and Luke Lareau;…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR MOTHER, BERNICE DOPPLER ON HER 2ND ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. How could two years pass so quickly (seems longer)? We miss you every day. Wish you were here and rest in peace, Mom. Love, Judy, Jim, Diane & Kathy & Families.

HAMMOND, IN - Robert W. Planer Sr. age 94 of Hammond, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty Planer. Also surviving are his children, Robert W. Planer, Jr. (Darlene) of Hammond, Michael (Sylvia) Planer of Hammond, Carol of Burnham, …

VALPARAISO, IN - Joan C. Gilbert, 90 of Valparaiso formerly of Englewood, OH passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was born April 29, 1928 in Madrid, NM to William and Sally (Green) Ginter and graduated from Evarts High School in Kentucky in 1947. Joan served as Head Teller for Key Bank…

VALPARAISO, IN - Mary L. Minton, 87 of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was born July 9, 1931 in Muscatine, IA, the daughter of Wesley and Rhoda (Smalley) George. Mary was a librarian and an artist and was well known in the community for her portraits. She was a member …

HAMMOND, IN - Rudolph P. Pardonek, 91 of Hammond, passed away peacefully on the morning of Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Hammond-Whiting Care Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Deloris J Pardonek (nee Thompson) who passed away December 23, 2005; loving father of Thomas (Becky) …

GARY, IN - Linda Kay Lukas (nee Brister), 68 of Gary, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, January 12, 2019. She was born on November 2, 1950 to Oscar and Ina Brister in Hammond, IN.

ARLINGTON, IL - Edward 'Ed' Herman Schumann, age 94, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away at Church Creek Assisted Living in Arlington Heights, IL on January 12, 2019. Ed was a long-time resident of Lansing, IL. He is survived by his children: David (Linda) Schumann and Heidi Schumann; daugh…

BRAZIL, IN - It is devastating to announce from his beloved children that Randall Herman Logsdon, age 63, died on Saturday, January 5, 2019 in Brazil, IN. Randy Logsdon will be remembered for his love and dedication to his family. Randy met his soulmate, Melody Logsdon, at Indiana State Univ…

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Mary E. Riley (nee Welches), age 76, of Merrillville, formerly of Crown Point and Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, IN.

GARY, IN - Burnett 'Barney' Kaiser, age 101, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Barney was born in Crown Point, IN on December 12, 1917 to John and Lillian Kaiser. Barney and his family made their home in Gary, IN for 60 years. Barney is survived by his daughter: June (Aris) Psimos of …

OCALA, FL - Joseph K. 'Joe' Denton, age 57, of Ocala, FL, formerly of Merrillville, IN, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2019.

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