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Ludivina Alvarez, 85, a long time Gary resident passed away Saturday,
February 7, 1998 at Southlake Nursing Home. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on
December 25, 1912. Member of the Spanish Society. Preceded in death by
husband, Manuel Alvarez and daughter Marie Delores Alvarez. Survived by two
sons, Manuel (Marilyn) Alvarez of Gary and Dan (Nancy) Alvarez of Gary;
son-in-law, Jose Alvarez of FL; six grandchildren, Manny, Joyce, Danny, Laurie,
Joseph and Melissa; five great grandchildren; brother, Bill Gonzalez of
Indianapolis; sister, Josephine Ruiz of Chicago; special nieces, Delores (Joe)
Vargas and Patti (John) Devinney; and many other cousins, nieces, nephews,
relatives and friends.
Funeral services on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 10 a.m at the
Stilinovich Funeral Home, 7535 Taft St. (Hwy 55) Merrillville, IN. Burial at
Calumet Park Cemetery. Visitation Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and on
Tuesday 2 to 9 p.m.
Margaret T. Anderson
Margaret T. Anderson, 78, of New Chicago, Indiana passed away Monday
February 9, 1998. A New Chicago/Lake Station area resident since 1945. A
lifelong educator, she began teaching in Kirkland, Illinois in a one room
school house; retired from Myers Elementary School in 1988 with 34 years of
service in the Portage School System; member of Retired Portage Teachers;
Friends of the Dunes; Trinity United Methodist Church and the United Methodist
Preceded in death by parents, Bernard and Elsie Thuestad. Survivors: six
children, B. Wade (Claudia) Anderson of Danbury, Connecticut, Sarah "Sally"
(Boyd) Gilbert of Valparaiso, Indiana, Jonathan (Sandy) Anderson of Cheyenne,
Wyoming, Elsie (Lee) Anderson-Mysliwiec of Bloomington, Indiana, Nancy (Dennis)
Iverson of Plum City, Wisconsin; Joan (Chuck) Horn of Hobart; 17 grandchildren,
Heather, Matthew, Sean, Kevin and Michael Anderson, Renee and Cheryl Gilbert,
Allison, Noah, Katie and Alex Mysliwiec; Hannah and Nathan Iverson and Jill,
Jon, Justin and Julia Horn; six brothers and sisters, Bernard (Mary Rita)
Thuestad of Sycamore, Illinois, Jan (Dick) Rifenbery of Beloit, Wisconsin,
Wayne (Maxine) Thuestad of Costa Mesa, California, Blair Thuestad of Rockford,
Illinois, Mary (Bill) Langley of Malta, Illinois, Kathy (Bill) Garland of
Creston, Illinois; many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Pastors Education
Fund. Funeral service Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11 a.m. from Trinity United
Methodist Church, 3561 S. Randolph (Rt. 51), Hobart, Rev. Paul Rogers
officiating. Burial Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Woodlawn
Cemetery, Creston, Illinois. Visitation Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart and Friday, 10 a.m. until time
Virginia M. Ault
Virginia M. Ault, 80, of Hammond, IN passed away Tuesday, February
10,1998, at the William J. Riley Memorial residence, Munster, IN. She is
survived by her husband, Leo A.; one daughter - Leanna Koziarz of Wichita, KS;
one son, Todd Ault of Highland, IN; nine grandchildren; nine great
grandchildren; four sisters - Thelma (Marian) Shaw and Lucille (Forest) Black
both of Terre Haute,IN; Betty (Dale ) Jackson of Byron, TX and Linda Fisher of
Hammond,IN; two brothers - Bob Todd of Pinellas Park, FL and Bill Todd of Terre
Haute,IN; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 14,1998, at 10 AM from
Mattox and Bedino Funeral Home, 212 National Road, West Terre Haute, IN.
Burial, Bethesda Cemetery, West Terre Haute,IN. Friends may call Thursday from
2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM at LaHayne Funeral Home,6955 SOUTHEASTERN AVE., Hammond,
IN and Friday from 4 to 8 PM at Mattox and Bedino Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ault was a resident of this area for 45 years,worked as a saleslady
at E.C.Minas Co. of Hammond,IN and was a member of American Legion Hammond
Victory Post #168 Auxiliary who will conduct Memorial Services Thursday at
7:30 p.m. Information 219-845-3600.
Azile Davis "Dolly Bot", 49, of East Chicago, IN., passed away on
Sunday, February 8, 1998 at St. Catherine Hospital. Survived by twin sons,
Clinton and Clarence Davis, two grandchildren, Clinton T. Davis Jr. and Charity
L. Davis, four sisters, Betty Dunlap, Ruthie (Rev. Ivery) Moore, Margaret Ross
and Mary (Min. James) Eagle, all of East Chicago; three brothers, Kenneth
(Edith) Ross of Atlanta, GA., Albert (Dorothy) Ross and Derrick (Bonnie) Ross,
both of East Chicago; one aunt, Willie Mae (Adam) Jones of Phenix City, AL; and
a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11 a.m. from
Macedonia Baptist Church , 4901 Melville Ave., East Chicago, IN., Rev. Booker
T. Hart officiating. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery, Griffith, IN. Friends may
call Thursday, February 12, 1998 at Hinton-Williams Funeral Home, 4859
Alexander Ave., East Chicago, from 2 to 4 p.m. and at Macedonia Baptist Church
from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Davis was employed by the East Chicago Public Schools.
Vincent R. Farrell
Vincent R. Farrell, 84, formerly of South Chicago. Beloved husband of the
late Julia (nee Zaborac); loving father of Judith (Edward) Konieczka,
Patricia (Dennis) Kranc, and the late Michele Markowski; dear grandfather of
Alana, Ed and Melani, John, Mary, Dana, Kathleen, Joe and Doug, Michael,
Dennis, Amy, Erin and Megan; dear great grandfather of Elizabeth and Emma.
Visitation Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral Friday 9 a.m. from Drumm Funeral
Home, 1200 E. 162nd Street, "159th" (1 block West of the Calumet Expressway on
US 6), South Holland,IL. Mass 10 a.m. at St.John Church, Glenwood,IL.
Interment,Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the
charity of your choice would be appreciated. 708-333-0011.
La Verne Marie Fodot
Munster / East Chicago
La Verne Marie Fodor (nee Miskulin), 67, a 42 year resident of Munster,
Indiana, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at Northwestern Memorial
Hospital. Born in 1930 in East Chicago, Indiana, Mrs. Fodor was a graduate of
Washington High School. After graduation, she worked as a switchboard operator
for Illinois Bell. She continued her career with the phone company at Indiana
Bell, working the company's repair department. She retired in 1992, after
serving the company for 30 years and was a member of the I.B.E.W. Pioneers of
America and The Golden Times. Mrs. Fodor is survived by her husband of 48
years, William; daughter, Nancy (Edward Nielsen; son, William Fodor,
grandchildren, Jennifer and Edward, brother, Paul Mikulin and sister, Victoria
Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in Burns-Kish
Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, Indiana. Funeral will be Thursday,
February 12, 1998 at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at Bronsewood Cemetery,
Oakbrook, Illinois. Memorials can be sent to Northwestern Memorial Hospital's
Salvador "Sal" Garza
Salvador Garza "Sal", 72, of East Chicago, passed away suddenly on Monday,
February 9, 1998 at St. Catherine Hospital. He is survived by wife, Aurora (nee
Robles); two daughters, Theresa Garza and Minerva Nieves, both of East Chicago;
one son, Peter S. Garza of Hammond; nine grandchildren: David Garza, Andy
(Laura) Garza, Rebecca Bailes, Latanya (Simon) Mendez, Angela Nieves, Mario
(Yvonne) Garza, Melanie Garza, Cassandra Garza and Anthony Riccio; 10 great
grandchildren; mother, Petra Garza of San Antonio, TX. and five brothers and
two sisters, all of San Antoinio and Mexico; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 9:30 a.m. from
the Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home with a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10
a.m. at St. John Cantius Church, East Chicago, Father Joseph Niezgoda
officiating. Cremation to follow at Northwest Indiana Cremation Service, Crown
Point, IN. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday 3 to 8 p.m. at
Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home, 3934 Elm St., East Chicago, (1 block north of
Columbus Dr., (US 12). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
the family. Prayer service will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
"Sal" was a retired employee of Combustion Engineering Co. and former
employee of Standard Forging Co. Member of St. John Cantius Church. "Sal"
worked for many years as a part time employee for many of the funeral homes in
the area including: Oleska-Pastrick F.H. and Prusiecki F.H., both of East
Chicago, Ruzich F. H. of Whiting, Christopher F.H. of Lake Station and Brown
F.H. of South Chicago. He was a very kind and generous man and dear friend to
all. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Noreen Hall, 81, of Highland, IN passed away Tuesday, February 10,1998.
Survivors; husband, Patrick J. Hall; four children, James (Debbie) Hall, Ann T.
(Keith) Bratcher, both of Chesterton,IN, Patrick M. Hall of Highland, IN and
Sean Hall of Schererville; three grandchildren, Brian Hall, Vanessa and Alison
Hall; two sisters, Hannah Tarrant of Homewood, IL and Margaret Moriarty of
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13, 1998, at 9:40 a.m. at
the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home,2828 Highway Avenue, Highland, with a funeral
Mass at 10 a.m at Our Lady of Grace Church, Highland. Burial, Chapel Lawn
Memorial Gardens, Schereville Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday 2
to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mrs. Hall was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church and memorials to
Hospice of the Calumet Area would be appreciated.
Jeremy Joe Hubbard
Jeremy Joe Hubbard, 23, of Gary, IN passed away suddenly on Monday,
February 9, 1998. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernest Quartier
and Norma (Peg) Brooks. Survived by his parents, Quintuss and Robyn Hubbard of
Gary; daughter, Marlana of Kentucky; fiance Julie Starkey of Gary; two sisters,
Lisa (Eric) Roberts of Guttenburg, Iowa, Mollie Hubbard of Gary; three
brothers, Aaron (Lesley) Hubbard, Eric Hubbard and Quintuss II, all of Gary;
grandparents, Joe and Martha Hubbard of Hammond; aunts and uncles, Kathy
Berger, Bette Lee, Carol Whiffing, Mary Huff, Rosie Hubbard and Ollie Hubbard,
Rick Brooks, Milton, Harold, Michael, Joe, Dale, John and Dewey Hubbard;
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13,1998, at 10 a.m. from the
Bocken Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Cale of the First Pentecostal Church of
Hammond officiating. Burial willbe at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond. Friends are
invited to call at the Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hessville on
Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Jeremy was a lifetime resident of the Calumet area and was employed with
George's Landscaping in Griffith.
Jadwiga Hudock, 76, of Gary, formerly of Crown Point, passed away Monday,
February 2, 1998. Survived by her daughter, Helen Erdman, of Arizona; grandson,
Marc Hardin, of West Lafayette, IN. Preceded in death by husband, Tony Hudock.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, February 12, 1998, at 2 P.M. at
Maplewood Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Myron Lewisz officiating. Pruzin & Little
Funeral & Cremation Service in charge of arrangements.
Charles B. "Chuck" Jandura
Charles B. "Chuck" Jandura, 57, of Hobart passed away Monday, February 9,
1998 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Survived by wife, Sharon; three
daughters, Tammy (Chuck) Applequist and Connie (Mark) Cuprinski, both of Crown
Point, Deanna (Richard) Glenn of Clearwater, Florida; two granddaughters, Erika
and Halley Glenn; mother, Rose (George) Keneson of Crown Point; one sister,
Charlene Schulz of Merrillville; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13, 1998,10:30 a.m. at
Geisen Funeral Home, Rev. Thomas K. Norwalk officiating. Burial, Calumet Park
Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana. Friends may call at the Geisen Funeral Home,
109 N. East Street, Crown Point on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Jandura was employed at U.S. Steel for 38 years. He was a member of the
Gary Sheet & Tin Fab and Pipe Local 1066; the Misfits Golf League at Indian
Ridge Golf Course; a past member of the Independence Hill Fire Department; a
member of Lake Lodge No. 157 F. & A. M., Crown Point who will have services
Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Scotish Rite 32nd Degree Orak Temple of Michigan City,
Indiana and was co-owner along with his wife, Sharon of The Special Touch, Inc.
in Merrillville. Information call (219) 663-2500.
Edward J. Janeczko
Edward J. Janeczko, 77, of Lansing, IL. passed away on Monday, February 9,
1998. Survived by two sons, Lawrence (Cathy) of Chattanooga TN. and James
(Barbara) of Westville, IN; two daughters, Geraldine (Dennis) Pierz of
Kerrville, TX and Joan (Gary) Otten of Hartland, MI; nine grandchildren; four
great grandchildren; two brothers, Walter (Ceil) and Casimir (Ceil) Janeczko
and one sister, Loretta Price.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 8:30 a.m.
from Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL. to St. Ann
Church for Mass at 9 a.m. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at
the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Janeczko was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the
Mary M. Kozlowski
Hammond / Highland
Mary M. Kozlowski, 73, of Hammond, formerly of Highland, passed away
Monday, February 9, 1998. Survived by four daughters, Carol (Ken) Gembala of
St. John, Barbara (Wayne) Skurow of St. John, Susan (Tom) Gervais of Griffith
and Donna (Rick) Slack of Sweetwater, TN.; two sons, Daniel (Monica) Kozlowski
of Indianapolis, IN. and David Kozlowski of Schererville; 13 grandchildren and
two great grandchildren; one sister, Ann Glennon of Higland. Preceded in death
by husband Aloysius in 1975.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 9:40 a.m.
from the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland, with a funeral
mass at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church, Highland, with Rev. Joseph
Gazarkiewicz officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday
from 2 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Mrs. Kozlowski was a former member of Our Lady of Grace Altar And Rosary
Sodality; a volunteer at St.Margaret Hospital North Campus and was formerly
employed at Shippers Dispatch Trucking Company.
Walter J. Kus
Walter J.Kus, 80, passed away Saturday, February 7, 1998, formerly of
Hegewisch, Whiting and Naperville. Beloved husband of the late Julia (Murzyn);
fond sister, Rose Bachi (Eugene) of Roselle,IL; niece, Collette Baranowski of
Warrenville,IL; nephew, Eugene Bachi of Roselle,IL; great nieces, Heather and
Lauren Baranowski, Warrenville, IL.
Private services and interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, IL.
Walter Kus served in the Army 83rd Ordnance. He was retired from Amoco in
Naperville, IL. He belonged to St.Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church,
Funeral arrangements by Opyt Funeral Home.
Ismael Lule, 50, of Hammond,IN passed away February 8, 1998. Survived by
his wife, Maria Elena Lule; three daughters, Claudia Lule, Maria Carmen and
Andrea Lule, all at home; parents, Angel Lule of Mexico and Maria Lule of
Gary; brothers and sisters, Ruben (Elia) Lule of Mexico, Alicia (Fillipe)
Hernandez of Gary, Florencio (Blanca) Lule of Mexico, Herminia (Gerdo) Sharril
of Mexico, Margarita (Roberto) Martinez of Mexico, Salvador (Gisela) Lule of
Mexico, Luis (Rayo) Lule of Gary, Maria Elena of Mexico, Rosario Lule of Gary;
several nieces, nephews, and very good friends.
Funeral prayers will be said at the Virgil Huber Funeral Home on Thursday
at 9:15 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 a.m. at St.Mary
Catholic Church in East Chicago with Rev. Stephen Gibson celebrating. Burial
will follow at St.John Cemetery, Hammond. Friends may call on Wednesday from 5
to 9 p.m. at the Virgil Huber Funeral Home,7051 Kennedy Avenue, Hessville.
There will be a Rosary and Prayer Service Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Ismael was born and raised in Mexico; he came to the United States at the
age of 20 where he was a farm worker in California for several years. He then
moved to the Hammond and East Chicago area where he worked for Inland Steel as
a crane operator for 4 years; afterwards he went to technical school and
studied pipe fitting to become a licensed pipefitter. He worked for many
companies and presently was employed by the BMW Construction company as a
welder. He was a member of Pipefitters Union 597; he helped with and was a
great support in developing the Mariachi Sol De America of East Chicago. He was
a member of St.Mary's Catholic Church.
Horace (Uros) Mamala
Horace (Uros) Mamala, 74, of Hammond,IN passed away Tuesday, February
10,1998. He is survived by his wife, Alice; daughter, Anna Mamala (Bill) Payne
of Hammond; grandson,Bozo Mamala Payne; granddaughter, Anna Sarah Payne;
brother Rudolph (late Eva) Mamala of Hammond; two sisters Dorothy (Tonhy) Baffo
of Griffith and Mildred (Steve) Kovachevich; father in law, Chedo (late Milka)
Mamula and brother in law Nick (Ava) Milosevich, both of Oregon; sisters in law
Anna (Dan) Yanich of Pennsylvania, Dorothy (late John) Mamala of Hammond; many
beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 13,1998 at 10 A.M. DIRECTLY AT
St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in East Chicago with Rev. Stevan Kovacevich
officiating. At rest, Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond. Friends may visit with the
family Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Solan
Funeral Home,7109 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. IN. Pomen service Thursday 7 P.M. at
the funeral home.
Mr.Mamala was a lifetime area resident and member of St. George Serbian
Orthodox Church. Present member North Township Advisory Board and President of
Hammond Musicians Guild 203. Served as Chief Probation Officer City of
Hammond; Administration Aide City of Hammond; North Township Trustee; Hammond
Democratic City Chairman; Commissioner Hammond Redevelopment Commission. Member
of Hessville, Hammond Roosevelt and Hammond Central Democratic Clubs; V.F.S.
Post #802, American Legion Posts #80, #126, #369; American Ethnic Club and Club
Syrena, Hammond. A 32nd Degree Mason, member of Orak Shrine, Ancient Accepted
Scottish Rite, South Bend,IN and McKinley Lodge #712 in Schererville, IN who
will hold services Wednesday,7:30 P.M. at the funeral home. A 1942 Graduate of
Hammond High School and graduated in 1949 from Indiana University earning a
Bachelor's Degree in Education. Inducted into the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame
and the Indiana University Sports Hall of Fame; member of the Indiana
University I-Men's Association. Served in the United States Army European
Theatre from 1943 to 1945, USFET Olympic Championin Track and Field, Nuremburg,
Germany 1945. A tambjuritza musician for over fifty (50) years, playing a
rhythm instrument call a Bugarija (BUG), Member of Radost Orchestra, past
member of Sar Planina, Dunav and I.U. Serbs Orchestras. Appeared in the movie
"Four Friends"; member of the Tamburitza Association of America and inducted
into the Tamburitza Hall of Fame in 1996. A True Tamburash who contributed his
time to all orchestras and left with his family and friends many enjoyable and
VJECNAJA PAMJAT UNCLE
Daniel Luther Moore, Sr
Daniel Luther Moore, Sr., 76, of East Chicago, IN. passed away Friday,
February 6, 1998 at the Lake County Rehabilitation Center, East Chicago.
Survived by wife, Alma; three sons, Daniel L. (Ludeen) Moore, Jr. of Gary,
Jerome and Jeffery Moore, both of East Chicago; one daughter, Alma Moore of
Dallas, TX; three grandchildren, Daniel III, Dexter Jr. and Jerome Jr; three
brothers, Albert (Lucy) Moore of Forest, Mississippi, Walter (Juanita) Moore of
East Chicago and Salmon (Ida) Moore of Mount Morris, Michigan; two sisters,
Alice (Gilbert) Mockabee of Ruleville, Mississippi and Bernice Smith of
Wilmington, Delaware; daughter-in-law, Angel Moore of Hammond; and a host of
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by son, Dexter
Lee Moore, Sr. and sister, Lucy Williams.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 11 A.M. from
Zion Baptist Church, 3939 Drummond St., East Chicago, IN., Rev. Dr. J. C. Wade
Jr., officiating. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Gary. Friends may call on
Wednesday, Februarty 11th at Hinton-Williams Funeral Home, 4859 Alexander Ave.,
East Chicago, from 2 to 4 p.m. and at Zion Baptist Church from 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Moore was retired from Inland Steel and was a veteran of World War II.
He also served on the usher board of Zion Baptist Church.
Estelle Pappas, 86, late of Lockport, IL. formerly of Hegewisch, IL
passed away on Monday, February 9, 1998 at Palos Community Hospital, Palos
Heights, IL. Survived by three sons, Andrew, Robert (Geraldine) and Vernon
Pappas; one daughter, Marge (Robert) Pavlack; four sisters, Stena (Ted)
Zwolenski, Ann (Tony) Seebohar, Sophie (late Bill) Goff and Leona (Hank) Casey;
seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband,
Gust, four brothers, John, Joseph, Frank (late Wanda) and Edward Matula and
three sisters, Rose Smith, Josephine Burnett and Bernice Ruttledge.
Services Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 10 a.m. from Opyt Funeral Home,
13350 Baltimore Ave., Hegewisch, Illinois. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery,
Hammond, Indiana. Visitation on Wednesday from 2 to 9 p.m.
Lloyd D. Pinkerton
Lloyd D. Pinkerton, 78, of Merrillville, formerly of the Valparaiso area,
passed away at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valaparaso on Sunday, February 8,
1998. Retired employee of U.S. Steel Sheet & Tin Mill; member of Merrillville
First Assembly of God. Survived by wife Sue (nee Shabaz) Pinkerton; one
daughter, Nancy Hubbell of Brighton, MI; one granddaughter, Rebekah Sue
Hubbell; one sister, Alma (Bob) Irwin of Valparaiso; and many beloved nieces
Funeral services Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 11 a.m. from the First
Assembly of God, 9150 Taft St., Merrillville, IN., Rev. Dan Estes and
brothers-in-law, Rev. Wilson Shabaz, Rev. Paul Goodwin and Rev. William Ilnisky
officiating. Burial at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Friends may call
Wednesday 2 to 9 p.m. at the Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville,
IN. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials to be given in honor of Lloyd
for the new 2nd phase of the Merrillville First Assembly of God, now under
construction. On Thursday morning friends may call at the church from 10 a.m
until time of service.
Julie Lynn Reuhl
Julie Lynn Reuhl, 32, of Hammond, IN. passed away on Sunday, February 8,
1998. She is survived by her mother, Ruth Reuhl of Calumet City, IL; one
brother, Robert (Pamela) Reuhl of Hebron, IN; three sisters, Jeri Reuhl of
Rome, GA., Janet (Nick) Paunovich of Calumet City, IL. and Sharon (Arthur)
Olszewski of Calumet City, IL.
A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 7
P.M.with Pastor Warren Mandel officiating from the McCoy Funeral Chapel, 5713
Hohman Ave., Hammond, Indiana.
Lucille D. Salmon
Lucille D. Salmon (nee Kiernan), 77, of Munster, Indiana, formerly of
Hammond passed away Monday, February 9, 1998 at home. She is survived by three
sons, Kevin (Barbara) Salmon of Greencastle, Indiana, Lawrence and James
(Eileen) Salmon of Bloomington, Indiana; two daughters, Evelyn (Leo) Ambre and
Nanci Salmon of Munster, Indiana; 11 grandchildren, Casey, Bonnie, Betsy,
Stacey, Laura, Kale, Wendy, Luke, Leah, Neal and Meghan; one great grandchild,
Alex; four sisters, Rose Parker of Munster, Indiana, Eileen Davey of Kokomo,
Indiana, Norene Christoffel of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Ellen Blaney of
Chicago, Illinois; one brother, George (Peg) Kiernan of Munster. Preceded in
death by her husband, Charles; infant son, Charles; brothers, Jim and Jack and
Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 9:15 a.m. from
the Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Avenue, Munster, Indiana with a 10
a.m. Mass at St. James Church, Fr. John Ambre officiating. Interment, Elmwood
Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Visitation will be Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Lu was a charter member of Pi Epsilon Kappa Sorority and received the
Harriet McCullough Award; secretary of Birthright of Lake County for over 20
years. In lieu of flowers, donations to Birthright, Hospice of the Calumet
Area, St. Joseph Soup Kitchen of Hammond, Indiana or the Share Foundation.
Luis Angel Sanchez
Luis Angel Sanchez, 67, of Gary, passed away Sunday, February 8, 1998 at
Northlake Methodist Hospital, Gary. Survived by his wife, Carmen; two children,
Albert and Iraida Sanchez, both at home; one granddaughter, Letitia McNair;
brothers and sisters: Efigenia (Alex) Martinez, Luz de Ada (Juan "Angel")
Rodriguez, Cesario De Jesus and Luis Manuel Ramos; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by daughter, Mildred.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 11, 1998, 10 a.m. from
the Fife Funeral Home, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN. with Pastor
Gilberto Novales officiating. Burial at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville,
IN. Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Mr. Sanchez retired from the Inland Steel Company in 1975 after 22 years
of service; member of Iglasia de Dios Pentecostal M.I. Emanuel Church in East
Chicago; and a resident of the area since 1953.
Charles W. Textor
Charles W. Textor, 51, of Griffith,IN passed away Saturday, February 7,
1998. Survivors: wife, Connie; five children, Chuck (Maggie) Textor ofMunster,
Glen Textor of Tennessee, Bryan (Jennifer) Textor of Tennessee, Alison
Swienconek of Griffith and Andy Textor at home; parents, Bill and Dolores
Textor of Griffith; one grandson, David Swienconek ; two brothers, Jim (Shari)
Textor of Indiana and Rob Textor of Alabama; two sisters, Cathi (Rob)
Knestrict of Griffith and Pat (Terry) Haugh of East Chicago; several nieces and
nephews and host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February13, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the
Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.john Pollock officiating. Burial, Memory
Lane Cemetery, Schererville.Friends may meet with the family Thursday from 2 to
5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd. (2 blocks south
of Ridge Rd.), Highland.
Mr. Textor was a lifelong resident of Griffith; a graduate of Griffith
High School Class of 1964; employed at Columbia Pipe and Supply Co.l in Chicago
for 17 years.
Larry Paul Yost
Larry Paul Yost, 55, of Hebron,IN, passed away Monday, February 9, 1998,
at his residence. He was born in Falling Rock, W. VA, 8/24/42 to Ralph Yost and
Dorothy (Kessinger); He had been a resident of Hebron since February 1970. He
had lived in Clendenin, W. VA until 18 years old, Hobart from 1966 until 1970.
He was married January 28,1966 to Imo Harriet (Keller) in Portage, Indiana.
Attended Clendenin High School and Beamer Elementary: He worked as a lab tech
at U.S. Steel for 32 years. Retired in September 1997. He had served in the
U.S. Army as Sgt. E-5 1961 - 1964. Member of Hebron Christian Church and was a
member of Hebron Masonic Lodge #502 F & AM and Hebron American Legion.
Survivors: wife,Imo Yost of Hebron; two sons, Michael Todd Yost of Porter and
Duane Elliott (Athena) Yost of Hebron; mother, Dorothy Yost of W. VA; grandson,
Carlton Michael Yost of Madison,New Jersey; many nieces and nephews. Preceded
in death by father, Ralph Yost and sister, Glenna Fields; one grandchild; one
brother, James (Yvonne) Yost of Clendenin, W VA; four sisters, June (Hubert)
Young of Bayenna, Ohio, Betty (Carroll) Crithfield of Charleston, W. VA; twin
sister, Louise Pearl (Cliney) Short of Pinch, W.VA and Charlotte (Willis)
Chaplin of Newton Falls, OH.
Funeral service will be Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Family
Service, Steinke Hebron Chapel, Hebron, with Chris Shrum, Minister,
officiating. Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7 P.M. Wednesday.
Friends may call at Family Service, Steinke Hebron Chapel, Hebron, on
Wednesday, February 11, 1998, from 2 to 8 p.m. Interment, Hebron Cemetery.
Memorials to Porter County Cancer Society or Hebron Lions Club would be