WANATAH, IN - Donna J. Heinold, 80 of Wanatah, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018. She was born November 21, 1937 to Robert and Edythe (Johnson) Rust and graduated from LaCrosse High School in 1955. Donna enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren and watching her favorite gam…

VALPARAISO, IN - James A. Pavich 'Pinhole', 74 of Valparaiso, IN passed away July 13, 2018. He is survived by his children: Jimmy Pavich, Knox, IN Cathy (Ken) Novak, Lowell IN, Lori (Mike) Lucas, Broken Arrow, OK and Rennie (Maria) Pavich, of Valporaiso, IN; mother, Florence Armstrong; sibli…

DEMOTTE, IN - Jane L. Reese 75 of DeMotte passed away on July 17, 2018 in Warsaw, Indiana. Born on January 14, 1943 to the late Denver (Helen) Harbaugh. Jane was married to Donald Reese who survives, from this union came four loving sons. Jane was a server for many years. She was a member of…

HOBART, IN - James Andrew Orr, age 69, of Hobart, passed away July 16, 2018, after an arduous fight with Frontal Temporal Dementia. He served in the Navy for four years aboard the USS Concord. Jim loved restoring MGB's and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

CROWN POINT, IN - James Henry Obermeyer, age 87, of Crown Point, IN, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Jim is survived by his five children: Jane (Ed) Reeves of Poteau, OK, William (Sarah) Obermeyer of Valparaiso, IN, Susan Obermeyer of Pasadena, CA, Carol (Ben) Detloff of Grant Park, IL a…

Freedonia Dent from Hammond, IN departed this life at the age of 81 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Freeda leaves to cherish her memories: son, Shawn (TaWanda) Dent; granddaughters: Tamala Doyle, Kristin and Loren Dent; great grandchildren: Addisyn Gossett and Kellen Sanders; si…

VALPARAISO, IN - Joann M. Engel (nee Sandala), age 86 of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2018. She is now with her beloved husband, Gene and her many brothers and sisters. She is survived by her brother, Andy Sandala, her stepchildren, and countless nieces and nephews.

LANSING, IL - Jeanne M. Arvia (nee Horan), age 93 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. She is survived by her three children: Jim (Cathy) Arvia, Tom (Ronie) Arvia, and Kathy Arvia; two grandchildren: Katie Arvia and Vincent Arvia; two great grandchildren: Madelyn and Natali…

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NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX - Ronald Lee Jacobs, 82, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 in North Richland Hills, TX. Ron was born February 18, 1936 in Lacona, Iowa to Robert and Juanita Jacobs.

CROWN POINT, IN - Marie C. Davis (nee Cardinale), age 93, of Crown Point, IN, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 surrounded by her family. Marie is survived by her loving husband of 75 1/2 years, Robert; daughter, Joni (Gene) Fuller; granddaughters: Jaclyn (Ken) Goad, Candace (Brian) Balas…

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jayne Gyure (nee Fritz) of Farmington Hills, MI and formerly of Hammond, IN, age 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018. Loving mother of R. Scott (Laura) Gyure and Dale Allen (Jan) Gyure. Cherished sister of Charles (Carolyn) Fritz. Proud grandmother of Va…

EAST CHICAGO, IN - Carrie L. Buck, 93, of East Chicago, IN passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Munster Med- Inn in Munster, IN. She will forever by remembered by her loving children: Stella, John, and Juanita Davis of Michigan, Lee (Illana) Buck of Indiana, Donnie (Janice) Buck of Minneso…

LAKE STATION, IN - Norma J. Labadie (nee McKnight), age 83 of Lake Station, passed away at home on Monday, July 16, 2018. She was born in Hobart on February 6, 1935. Norma became a Christian at an early age and was a devout member of the Hobart First Church of the Nazarene. While attending H…

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Harvey F. Lanning, 85, of Schererville, IN passed away Monday, July 16. Harvey was born on April 10, 1933 in Black Oak (Gary), Indiana to Harvey King and Minnie Bell Lanning, both deceased. Harvey is survived by his two daughters, Cynthia Atkinson (David) and Celeste Smith…

KOUTS, IN - Mary Lucille Werner, age 90, of Kouts, formerly of Wanatah, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at Porter Regional Hospital. She was born June 4, 1928 in Denver, CO to Wilhelm and Lydia Walters, who passed away when she was young. Mary then came to live with her aunt and uncle, Lou…

Sandra 'Sandie' Weber-Algozine, 58, passed away July 8, 2018. She is preceded in death by her infant son, Ryan, and her mother, Rose. Sandie is survived by husband, Michael; daughters: Amanda (Mike) Russell, and Rebecca Renae; grandsons: Jason Merkel and Justin Russell; sisters: Cynthia (Rob…

WANATAH, IN - Betty Jo Peek 'BJ', age 88, of Wanatah passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. She was born August 1, 1929 in Attica, Indiana to the late Harry and Edna (nee Lamme) Ritchie. Betty was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Wanatah and was a past member of Royal Neighbors of Am…

IN LOVING MEMORY ADAM ARTHUR RAU You were our gift from God above to raise, to nurture and to love. I knew that I was richly blessed, for God has given us the best. While losing you has caused us pain, my deepest loss is Heaven's gain. Yet, in my sadness hope remains because I know we will m…

KOUTS, IN - Enoch A. Edwards, 92, of Kouts passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. He was born February 25, 1926 to Howard & Marguerite (Vitoux) Edwards, graduated from Kouts High School in 1944, served proudly with the U.S. Air Force during WW II in the Philippines, then attended Ball State …

HAMMOND, IN - Lorraine M. (nee Liekweg, Taylor) Faulkner, age 94, of Hammond, Indiana, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. Lorraine is survived by her two children: Paula Taylor and John Taylor; step son, Kevin (Geri Charnin) Faulkner; step daughter, Sheila (Penny Patterson) Faulkner; grandch…

OTIS, IN - Eleanor Lulinski (nee Adamczyk), age 94. Late of Otis, Indiana formerly of South Chicago. Eleanor is survived by her sons: Jerry (Margaret) of Munster, Paul (Colleen) of Gary, and John (Mary) of Chicago; grandchildren: Adam (Christy) of Lowell, Alex (Amy) of Crown Point, Andy of C…

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL - Frieda DeVries, nee Folkerts, age 97, of Chicago Heights, IL, formerly of Thornton, IL passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Raymond DeVries. Loving mother of the late Corinne (late Don) DeYoung, Robert (Diane) DeVries, Diane Tramutolo, Raymond (Ja…

CAPE CORAL, FL - Leonard Basil Golden, 93 of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Valparaiso, IN passed away on June 26, 2018. He was born in Essex, London England to Hyman John Golden and Olive Morris Brooks Golden. Mr. Golden was a Veteran of World War II serving in the British Armed Forces Royal E…

LOWELL, IN - Joseph R. Blandford, 87, of Lowell, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mildred; children, Jeff, Laura (David) Vince, Joe (Diane), Bob (Donna), 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; siblings, Roberta (Bob) Pioli, Doris Colosimo and Dick. He w…

LAKE WALES, FL - Patricia A. Kors, age 85, of Lake Wales, FL, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away June 4, 2018. She is survived by her children, Edward (Carol) Dampf, Donald (Ally) Kors, Glen Kors, Jef (Charli) Kors, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Patricia was preceded in dea…

CROWN POINT, IN - Scott V. Elliott Jr., age 83, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Scott is survived by his son, Scott V. Elliott III of Hammond; first wife, Peggy Gordon Miller; and a very spoiled dog named Kirby. He was preceded in death by his second wife: Jean Ellio…

Helen I. Gobis (nee Zondor), age 93, beloved wife of the late Louis J. Gobis, loving mother of Ellyn (Dave) Gardner, Louis (Suzann) Gobis, Karen (Tim) DiGrazia, Raymond Gobis and Thomas (Gayle) Gobis; dearest grandmother of Michael Mason, John Mason, Aron Jon Gobis, Marena Gobis, Samuel Gobi…

DES PLAINES, IL - Lorraine R. Zdrojewski (nee Malek), age 88, of Des Plaines, Illinois; formerly of Calumet City passed away July 11, 2018. She is survived by her beloved son Russell; cherished grandchild Rebecca; numerous dear nieces and nephews. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husban…

VALPARAISO, IN - Lois May Pastor, 84, of Valparaiso passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was born June 22, 1934 in Monessen, PA to Eli and Marie (Kemetz) Myers. On September 19, 1952 she married Bobby Pastor, Sr. who preceded her in death in 2009. Survivors include their children: Meloni…

WHITING/COLORADO - Bernice Schultz, a 1925 Classic, was called from earth by our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, following a 2-month battle with heart and kidney failure. Bernice was born to Polish immigrants, Stanley and Mary Magdziak, in Illinois. She attended St. Andrew the A…

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MUNSTER, IN - Captain Russell Revenew set sail for his final voyage into the ever after on Friday, July 13th at the impressive age of 98.

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WHITING, IN - Joseph M. Spilly, 81 of Whiting passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Community Hospital, Munster, following a courageous five year battle with cancer. He was the beloved son of the late Joseph M., Sr. and Tillie (Bendis) Spilly; cherished brother of Richard (Nancy) Spilly…

GARY, IN - Michael D. Trella, age 82, of Gary, IN passed away July 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife Ann and daughter Terri. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle (Peter) Anderson; son, Michael R. Trella; granddaughter, Arabella Trella; sister, Margaret Southerland, and many …

HAMMOND, IN - David Rentfro, age 56, of Hammond, IN passed away on Tuesday July 10, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Rentfro and his aunt, Junus Ramberg. Preceding him in death are his parents Charles and Rose Marie Rentfro. Visitation will be Monday July 16, 2018 from 2:00-8:00 p.m.…

ST. JOHN, IN - Dennis Belka age 77, passed away on Friday July 13, 2018. Late of St. John, IN and formerly of Calumet City. Devoted husband of the late Delores. Loving father of Lori Belka and their late baby son. Dearest brother of Theresa (late August) Provenzano and Mickey (Don) Borchert.…