HOBART, IN - Ivan G. Hiestand, age 72, of Hobart passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary Medical Center Sunday, November 18, 2018. Ivan worked for ArcelorMittal Steel (formerly Bethlehem Steel) as a Sr. Safety Engineer from April 1969 to March 2016. He was born April 14, 1946 in Watseka, Illino…

PORTAGE, IN - Kim Wayne Bearss, age 85, of Portage passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018. He was born on January 1, 1933 in St. Louis, MO to the late Elsworth and Bonnie Bearss. Kim retired from Household Finance Corporation where he worked as a finance manager. He proudly served his country…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY J. PAZ NOVEMBER 20, 2008. 10TH ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN Dearest Mama: Our beautiful mother, mother in law and grandmother, what can we say? It's been ten long years since you have gone away. You went to Heaven to be with Our Lord, another place we are sure, you are trul…

CALUMET CITY, IL - John J. Niemiec 'Jack', age 76, of Calumet City, IL passed away November 14, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Paula (nee Blastick); cherished daughter Amanda (Greg) Holl; adored grandson Johnny; dear sister Diane (Steve) Doloszycki; and was preceded in …

Gus Figueroa passed away on Saturday November 17, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his six loving children: Gloria Campbell, Gus Figueroa Jr. (the late Kelly Figueroa), Larry (Lupe) Figueroa, Nancy (Tom) O'Rourke, Jacqueline (Dr. Andy) Koultourides, John (Tasha) Figuer…

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Robert S. Prine age 81 of Merrillville, IN passed away November 17, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Alice; daughter, Robin (David) Hernandez; two grandchildren: Tanya (Mark) Chyzy, Brad Hernandez; one sister, Juanita Mc Murphy, preceded in death by five brothers.

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IN LOVING MEMORY 11/3/1935-11/19/2012. Missed & Loved Always, Wife, Delphine; Children: Pam, Rory, Donna; Grandchildren: Kristi, Alicia, Montana, Gage; & Great-Grand children: Talen, Charlie and Neil

IN LOVING MEMORY OF IGNACIO 'BOB' GAMEZ ON HIS 17TH ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. On this very day 17 years ago, we lost a great man. You were adored by many and loved by all. Our hearts have not healed and our love will never end. We miss you so much. Love, Wife, Alice; Your Sons: Paul, Mark , Mic…

VALPARAISO, IN - Donald, age 62, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Born on April 30, 1956 in Chicago, IL to the late Donald and Betty (nee Walker) St. Aubin.

GARY, IN - Jesus (Jesse) Roman, 61 years old. The heavens gained another angel on Saturday, November 3, 2018 as Jesus (Jesse) Roman joined his beloved Mamita, Papito and sister in heaven. Jesus was born on August 8, 1957 at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, IN. He grew up in East Chica…

HAMMOND, IN - After a well lived life of faithful service to his family, church, and country, Dallas Creighton, Sr. passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018. He leaves behind devoted son Dallas, Jr.; grandson Robert and cherished sister and brother, Joyce (Bishop Harold) Moore and David (Peg…

HESSVILLE, IN - Anna Marie Santellano (nee Gil) age 67, of Hessville, entered into eternal life on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Anna is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Luis; daughter, Rachel (fiancé David Neal Boomker) Santellano; sons, Louis (Sally Oram-Santellano) Santellano, J…

LANSING, IL - John A. Ziolkowski, age 95, late of Lansing formerly of Dolton, passed away November 15, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Delphine (nee Boguslawski). Loving father of Frank (Karen) Ziolkowski. Cherished grandfather of Dawn (Bobby) Brinkley, Anne (Stanley) Zubek, and Matthew Zi…

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Nadine L. Thieme, 69, of Merrillville, IN, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She is survived by her sister, Sandra B (Jenkins) Marcus and her husband Don C. Marcus of Columbia, TN, originally from Merrillville, IN. She has numerous nieces and nephews in Indiana, Al…

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Marilyn VanCuren- Scott 'Roro' age 60 of Merrillville, IN, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Methodist Hospital - Southlake Campus, with her loving family by her side. She was born July 13, 1958 to Dale and Carol (Elea) VanCuren in Gary, IN. On February 14, 20…

HOBART, IN - James 'Tike' Skapes (Murdakes), age 84, of Hobart, formerly of Gary, passed away November 15, 2018. He was a graduate of Horace Mann High School and was in the Army for two years during the Korean War. He retired from U.S. Steel after 46 years. Tike loved the Green Bay Packers, …

EAST CHICAGO, IN - Raul Mendoza, Sr. passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 in East Chicago, Indiana where he was a resident since 1945. He was born on January 26, 1927 to Ygnacio and Dolores (García) Mendoza in Chicago, Illinois. He is survived by his loving wife, Lucy and their daughter,…

IN LOVING MEMORY MIRIANA ROBINSON ON HER 2ND ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN After talking to you every day for nearly my whole life, 2 years without our daily conversation and visits has taken a lot of getting used to. I miss you, mama, and I always will. What I would give for another afternoon to si…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF HATTIE NAILOR ON HER BIRTHDAY.

IN LOVING MEMORY It's been 3 years for you in Heaven and you are always in our hearts. Keep shining your star on all of us Mom! Love and miss you, Daughters and Families.

IN LOVING MEMORY CASTELLA EDWARDS ON HER 2ND ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. Missing you dearly, Your Family

GARY, IN - Anthony Edward Kosalowski, age 94 of Gary, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018.

VALPARAISO, IN - Jacqueline A. Hermance, 64 of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018. She was born February 6, 1954 in LaPorte to John Matthew and Yolanda (Gyure) Good. Jacqui graduated from Franklin College with a Bachelor's Degree in History and Arts. She worked as a Book Pro…

PORTAGE, IN - Norma Arlene Specht, age 85, of Portage, IN, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018. She was born on January 9, 1933 in Exeland, WI to Carl and Bergina (Solberg) Steigen.

LYNWOOD, IL / FORMERLY DOLTON, IL - Jacqueline L. Troncozo age 82 of Lynwood, IL passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She is survived by her loving children: Michael (Bonnie) Troncozo, Melinda (Ramon) Gallegos, Anthony (Angela) Troncozo, and Juanita Troncozo. Loving grandmother of nine …

PORTAGE, IN - Armella 'Mel' Wheatman, age 97 of Portage, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

VALPARAISO, IN - Enrico 'Ric' Frataccia, 71, of Valparaiso passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. He was born December 29, 1946 in Fulton, NY to Vincent and Jane (Short) Frataccia. Ric graduated from State University of New York at Oswego, served proudly with the U.S. Army and received his …

DYER, IN - Daniel E. Jannotta, age 71, of Dyer, IN passed away November 13, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife Diane; loving daughter Gina (Ed); adored grandchildren: Erin and Ayden; dear sister Nancy; special niece Vicki and grand-niece Alison.

RALEIGH, NC - Charles Amal Dethloff, age 94 of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Miller, passed away at 1:11 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

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On November 8, Nancy E. Neeley, beloved wife and mother of three, passed away at age 69.

CALUMET TOWNSHIP, IN - Carol 'Toots' Dallman, 86, of Calumet Township, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. She is survived by loving husband of 60 years James, beloved daughter Kathy (Larry) Bouwman, loving sons Mike Love, Chuck (Joan) Dallman, John (Judy) Love, daughter-in-law Diane Lov…

HEBRON, IN - Elsie Loretta Hamilton, age 88, of Hebron, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Wittenberg Lutheran Village.

CALUMET CITY, IL - Aloysius Joe Rucinski 'Al', age 92, passed away November 12, 2018. He honorably served in the United States Navy and as a Calumet City Fireman. Al will always be remembered for his unwavering love, strength and support. He will be in the hearts of his wife, daughter, grand…

IN LOVING MEMORY OF TONY GONZALEZ ON YOUR 6TH ANNIVERSARY IN HEAVEN. Your stories and adventures will carry on forever, leaving smiles, laughter and heart felt moments. You are forever loved, forever missed. Mom and Dad

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