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Ernest A. "Buzz" Arthur
Florida / Gary
Ernest A. "Buzz" Arthur, 57, of Jacksonville, FL. and formerly of Gary,
IN. passed away on Wednesday, January 14, 1998. Survived by his wife of 34
years, Elaine; son, Christopher B. Arthur; daughter, Sheryl R. Ware and
grandson, Blake E. Ware, all of Florida, mother, Sybil Arthur of Portage; three
sisters, Darlene (Paul) Shotts of Florida, Dottie (Bill) Isaacs and Phyllis
(late Jerr) Kerley, both of Portage. Preceded in death by his father, Rev.
Ernest G. Arthur.
Mr. Arthur was a Navy veteran and a graduate of Tolleston High School,
class of 1958. He was an engineer with the St. John's River Power Park for 12
years. Friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway,
Merrillville, on Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be
held Wednesday, January 21, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Pruzin Brothers Chapel with Rev.
Randell Spence officiating. Burial at Calumet Park Cemetery.
Marguerite A. August
LOFS / East Side of Chicago
Marguerite A. August (nee Ryan), 48, of Lakes of the Four Seasons,
formerly of the East Side of Chicago, IL., passed away on Monday, January 19,
1998. A member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Valparaiso and LOFS Ladies
Golf League. Preceded in death by husband, Richard C. August and father, John
Ryan. Survived by one son, Michael August of Chicago; mother, Agnes Ryan of
Chicago; two sisters, Marion (Gerald) DeLira of Lansing, IL. and Kathleen
(Robert) Rogers of Midlothian, IL; four brothers, John (Nancy) Ryan of Chicago,
Daniel (Mary) Ryan of Mokena, IL., Kevin (Joanne) Ryan of Schererville, IN. and
William Ryan of Whiting, IN; sister-in-law, Helen (Robert) Przybysz of South
Holland, IL; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Funeral services Thursday, January 22, 1998, 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann
Seton Church, 509 West Division Road, Valparaiso, IN. Rev. David H. Gosnell
officiating. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Friends may call
2 to 9 p.m.Wednesday at the Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville,
IN. Prayer service Wednesday evening 7 p.m. On Thursday morning relatives and
friends may call directly at the church from 9 a.m. until time of scheduled
Margaret L. Berger
Portage / Calumet City, IL.
Margaret L. Berger (nee McKerchie), 69, of Portage, formerly of Calumet
City, IL., passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 1998. Survived by four
daughters, Jean Nelson, Jan (Ron) Wasieleski and Judy (David) Murdock, all of
Portage and Jill Berger of Chicago; two sons, Henry (Vonda) Berger of Kentucky
and Mike (Mary) Berger of Griffith; 13 grandchildren; five great grandchildren;
and two nieces. Preceded in death by husband Henry Berger and sister, Dorothy.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 1998 at the
Kuiper Funeral Home with Bill Hallsted, Minister officiating. Burial at Chapel
Lawn Cemetery, Schererville, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family on
Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two
blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, Indiana.
Margaret retired from the Continental Life Insurance Company of Chicago, as
Kyle J. Carson
Kyle J. Carson, 20, of Old Ridge Rd., South Bend, IN., died Sunday
around 3 a.m. following an automobile accident on US 421 near Francesville,
Indiana. Kyle was a Junior at Valparaiso University where he majored in Civil
Engineering. He was born June 28, 1977 in Lafayette, IN. and had lived in South
Bend since 1983 coming from Logansport. Kyle is survived by his parents, Kathy
(Hutchings) and Scott A. Carson, with whom he lived; one sister, Kelly M.
Carson and one brother, Gavin M. Carson, both at home; his maternal
grandparents, Jeanette and Clarence "Red" Hutchings of South Bend; and his
paternal grandmother, Dora Carson of Edwardsburg, Mich. Kyle was a 1995
graduate of Riley High School where he played center on the football team, was
named First Team Academic All State for football, participated with the
marching band, was a cheerleader, participated in fresman baseball and was a
member of Future Problem Solvers and National Honor Society. He also found time
to work for Martin's Supermarket in Erskine Plaza. At Valparaiso he was
president of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, Captain of the Cheerleading Squad, was a
member of the Student Advisory Committee for Electronic Information Services,
an active member of the Valparaiso University Student Chapter of the American
Society and Civil Engineers and had recently completed an Eingeering Co-Op with
the Indiana Department of Transportation where he served as an engineer. His
career goals were to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, pursue
a law degree, and work in the field of Construction Law.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Welsheimer Funeral
Home, 521 No. William St., South Bend, IN. Burial will follow in Southlawn
Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the
funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Kyle Carson Memorial Fund
c/o any Teacher's Credit Union location. 219-232-4857
Laura Cerovina, 79, late of Burnham, IL., passed away Monday, January 19,
1998 at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey. Survived by one sister, Doris Ladas;
one niece, Donna (John) Staynar; one brother-in-law, Donald "Red" Danewicz.
Preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin and George Cerovina and one sister,
Services will be held Friday, January 23, 1998, 9:30 a.m. from the Opyt
Funeral Home, 13350 Baltimore Ave., Hegewisch, IL. Interment at Oak Hill
Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m.
William B. Craft
William B. Craft, 65, of Schererville, IN. passed away on Monday, January
19, 1998 at St. Margaret Mercy South Campus. He is survived by loving wife,
Margaret; two sons, William D. (Nancy) Craft of Hammond and Shawn Craft of
Schererville; one daughter, Sheila Hedges of Indianapolis, IN; one sister,
Margaret (Tom) Paluck of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren, William, Kenneth,
Jonathan, Robert, Zachary and William Kyle. Preceded in death by loving son,
Robert Eugene Craft.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 23, 1998 at 1 p.m. at 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
on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Craft was a former employee of the Ford Motor Company.
Joseph Diombala, 80, of Munster, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, January
20, 1998. Survived by wife, Virginia; son, Richard (Carrie) Diombala of
Munster; two grandchildren, Dan and Amanda; three brothers, James (Ann)
Diombala, Bruno (late Barbara) Diombala and Albert (Jeanie) Diombala.
Funeral services Friday, January 23, 1998, 11 a.m. at Anthony & Dziadowicz
Funeral Home, 9445 Calumet Ave. (at 45 St.), Munster, IN. with Rev. Keith Virus
officiating. Entombment at Chapel Lawn Mausoleum, Shererville, Visitation
Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Diombala was the former owner of Adams Hardware and founder of the
Ardillo Corporation. He was a Charter member of the North Hammond Business
Men's Association, member of the Hammond Kiwanis, St. Thomas More Holy Name
Society and American Legion Pershing Post #428-services Thursday 7:30 p.m.; and
a Navy veteran of World War II. Please omit flowers.
Grace P. Eyer
Grace P. Eyer, 72, of Highland, IN. passed away on Tuesday, January 20,
1998. Survived by husband, James; daughter, Beverly (Gary) Nichols of
Evansville, IN; two sons, Kelly (Tina) Eyer of Schererville, IN. and Jimmy
(Barbara) Eyer of Lansing, IL; six grandchildren: Penny (Harold) Randolph, Tony
Nichols, Tammy and Katie Eyer, Nick and Trisha Eyer; one great grandson, Cory
Randolph; and one sister, Janie (L.J.) Cartwright of Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be held on Friday January 23, 1998 (time pending) at
the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland, IN., with burial at
Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, IN. Friends may call at the funeral
home on Thursday evening from 6 to 9 p.m.
Arvella J. (Billi) Held
Cromwell / Gary, IN.
Arvella J. (Billi) Held, 68, of 9282 E. Miss Muffett Way, Cromwell IN.
passed away Monday, January 19, 1998 at 12:15 p.m. at her residence. Born
February 16, 1929 in St. Louis, MO. to Ralph and the late Pamela (Getty)
Rosnagle. Married June 20, 1947 to LeRoy A. Held who survives. Also survived by
daughter, Pamela (Roger) (Clark) Smith of Syracuse; two sons, Leroy Held of
Dyer, IN. and Owen Held of Hobart, IN; eight grandchildren and three great
grandchildren; father, Ralph Rosnagle, Sr. of Corvallis, Oregon; two brothers,
Ralph Rosnagle, Jr. of Corvallis, Oregon and Samuel Rosnagle of Warsaw, IN.
Preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Ann Slater and a son, Russell.
Funeral services Thursday, January 22, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from the Eastlund
Funeral Home Harris Chapel, 7458 E. 1000N, Syracuse, IN. with Rev. Harlan
Steffen officiating. Burial at McClintic Cemetery, Syracuse. Visitation 2 to 4
and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 219-457-3144.
Mrs. Held was a resident of Lake Wawasee area since 1971, coming from Gary,
IN. Former school bus driver and former clerk at Ben Franklin Store (Syracuse);
member of Elkhart Doll and Miniature Society, the Now and Again Club at
Middlebury and National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts.
Peter P. Janik
Peter P. Janik, 78, of Hammond, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 1998 at
the St. Margaret Mercy Healthcare Center, Hammond. He is survived by wife, Mary
(nee Duhon); three sons, Peter John (Karen) Janik of St. John, Phillip Janik of
Arizona and Michael P. Janik of Hammond; daughter, Marilyn R. Janik of Hammond;
granddaughter, April Janik; sister, Mary (Ralph) Jaroszewicz of Whiting;
brother, Joseph (Nell) Janik of Burlington, Iowa; sister-in-law, Helen Janik of
Highland; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Andrew
and Mary (Matej) Janik and three brothers, Anthony, Andrew and John "B.G."
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 23, 1998, 9:30 a.m. at the
Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting. A Mass of Christian Burial will
be offered at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, Whiting, with the
Rev. Anthony D. Ficko officiating. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery,
Merrillville. Visitation at the funeral home Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The St. Ann Sodality will offer prayers at the funeral home Thursday at 7 p.m.
Mr. Janik was a lifelong resident of the Calumet Region; a member of
Immaculate Conception Church, Whiting, the St. Joseph Society Branch #762 of
the First Catholic Slovak Men's Union; a World War II Army veteran; a retiree
of Lever Bros. Company, Hammond, with a service of 20 years and member of the
Lever Bros Retiree Club. Peter was an avid baseball fan and had played with
American Legion Whiting Post #80. 219-659-4400.
John "Jack" Lavery
Hobart / North Carolina
John "Jack" Lavery, 81, of Hobart, passed away Monday, January 19, 1998.
Jack had been an area resident since 1992 coming from North Carolina. He was a
member of Trinity United Methodist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving
in WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. He played professional baseball for the
NY Yankees and served as a batting practice pitcher for the Yankees. He was a
veteran fire fighter for the New York City Fire Department serving for 16 years
and he retired as head cashier of the Forsythe Hospital in Winston Salem North
Carolina. Jack is survived by his wife, Marva (Robley); five step-children:
Donna (Ronald) Vaughn of Chesterton, Dale Robley of Hammond, Mara (Ray) Trudeau
of Golfport, MS., Judy (Bill) Graham and Tom (Nancy) Renboth of North Carolina;
eight step-grandchildren and six step-great grandchildren.
Memorial funeral services will be Wednesday, January 21, 1998 at 1 P.M. at
the Trinity United Methodist Church, 3561 South Randolph, Hobart, IN., Rev.
Paul F. Rogers officiating. Memorial visitation Wednesday January 21st from 10
a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel, in charge of arrangements.
Richard J. Mika
Richard J. Mika, 86, of Hammond, IN. passed away on Tuesday, January 20,
1998. Survived by his wife, Margaret and two children, Jacqueline and Richard
Mika, all of Hammond; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Shelley Mika. Preceded in
death by his parents and a sister, Evelyn Sheldon.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, 9:30 a.m. prayers at the Virgil
Huber Funeral Home, Hessville Chapel, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow
at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Hessivlle with Rev.
Richard Orlinski celebrating. Burial will follow in Calumet Park Cemetery,
Merrillville. IN. Friends may call on Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Virgil Huber Funeral Home, Hessville Chapel, 7051 Kennedy Ave. Father Orlinski
will render a prayer service at 3:30 Thursday afternoon.
Mr. Mika was born and lived in Chicago until the age of seven when his
family moved to the Hammond area. He graduated from Washington High School,
class of 1927, after which he was an assistant buyer for the East Chicago
School System. He attended Chicago University among other schools. During WWII
he served as an ambulance driver in the Army with duty in London. Upon
returning to the United States, among other jobs, he worked as a forman for
Winston Lumber in East Chicago and later for Inland Steel Company, where he
was employed for 17 years in the 28-inch mill.
Yvonne V. Passuello
New Mexico / Kouts, IN.
Yvonne V. Passuello (nee Stokke), 62, of Deming, New Mexico, formerly of
Kouts, Indiana, passed away Sunday, January 18, 1998. Survived by husband,
William J.; children: Debra Barbour of Sacramento, CA., Susan (Kendall)
Swanberg of Champlin, MN, Kathy (Rick) Hoover of Kouts and David (Teresa)
Passuello of Rensselaer, IN; six grandchildren; her mother, Alice Stokke of
Wheatfield, IN; one brother, Lowell (Gloria) Stokke of Gulf Shores, AL; one
sister, Lee (Earl) Holmes of Wheatfield, IN; and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Sandborn / Wheatfield, IN.
Nickolas Cobb, 60, of Sandborn, Indiana, and a resident of Wheatfield
until 1991, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Monday, January 19, 1998 at Greene Co.
General Hospital. Born in Blackwater, Kentucky, Dec. 21, 1937 to the late
Larkin and Susan (Moore) Cobb. Married Martha (Waggoner) Cobb on July 24, 1965
who survives. Also survived by five daughters, Linda Hicks of Washington, IN.,
Frances Barrientos of Rensselaer, IN., Diane Dunagan of Fairland, IN. Sandi
Cobb of Sandborn, IN. and Mary McKenzie of Fairland, IN; one brother, Bill Cobb
of Tennessee; two sisters, Beulah Perkins of Clarksville, IN. and Martha Davis
of Hammond, IN. Preceded in death by parents, one daughter, Julie Cobb 1987,
two brothers and one sister.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services
Thursday, January 22, 1998 at 11 a.m. from the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn
Chapel, 214 Anderson St., Sanborn, Indiana 812-694-8427. Interment at the
Sandborn Cemetery. Mr. Cobb was an area resident since 1991; and a supervisor
Ford Motor Co., Chicago, 31 years.
Highland / Monticello
Maxine (Kompier) Sanders, 82, of Highland, formerly of Monticello,
passed away on Sunday, January 18, 1998. Survived by children: Walter E.
(Evelyn) Kompier of San Antonio, TX., Gay Sharp of Highland and James (Irene)
Kompier of Highland; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren;
brother, James Dorris; brother-in-law, Robert Kindle of Hammond; five
sisters-in-law, Julia Toth and Anna Yoder, both of Whiting, Genevieve Satmary
of Highland, Eirene McManus of Whiting and Margaret Kompier of Kissimmee, FL;
many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Preceded in death by
husbands, Michael Kompier and Elmer Sanders.
Fuenral services will be held Thursday, January 22, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from
Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland, IN. with Rev. Francis
Lazar officiating. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond. Visitation
Wednesday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney
Foundation or American Heart Assoc.
Mrs. Sanders was a member of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 369 of
East Chicago; former member of the Highland Democratic Club, Highland Senior
Citizens & Metro Golden Agers.
Norbert J. Smith
Lakes of the Four Seasons / Gary
Norbert J. Smith, 75, of Lakes of the Four Seasons, formerly of Gary,
passed away at Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus on Monday, January 19, 1998.
Survived by loving wife of 49 years, Rosemary (nee Mackin); one son, John J.
(Judy Dziezak) Smith of Hoffman Estates, IL.; one daughter, Gerri Smith Klein
of LOFS; three grandchildren, Kyle, Brandon and Garrett Klein; one brother,
Alfred E. Smith of Hobart; two sisters, Charlotte Downey of Spencer, IN. and
Estelle Bartolomeo of Crown Point; sister-in-law, Emogene Smith of Arizona;
many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Charles I. and
Philomen L. Smith and his brother, "Bud" Charles R. Smith.
Funeral services Thursday, January 22, 1998, 9:15 a.m. at the Burns
Funeral Home (corner of 101st & Broadway), Merrillville/Crown Point Chapel to
Our Lady of Consolation Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Rev.
Joseph E. Vamos officiating. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville.
Friends may call at the Burns Funeral home on Wednesday 2 to 8 p.m. Prayer
service Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Norbert was a graduate of Emerson High School, class of 1940. A decorated
veteran of WWII U.S. Air Force where he served as a Captain and pilot having
flown the C-47 on many missions. After service he was employed at U.S. Steel
Merchant Mill. Retired from the Gary Fire Department as a Captain after 23
years of service; member of Our Lady of Consolation Church of Merrillville and
former member of Knights of Columbus St. Thomas Council #1347 of Hobart. Norb
will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Alyce E. Stellfox
Sauk Village, IL.
Alyce E. Stellfox, 67, of Sauk Village, IL. passed away on Sunday, January
18 1998. Survived by her husband, George; two daughters, Helen Amy Stellfox of
Sauk Village and Kerry (Dave) Sonntag of Crete; three sons, George, Jr (Sandra)
of Sauk Village, Jeffery (Diane) of Crete and Timothy (Kirstin) of Lansing, IL;
one sister, Jeanette Martin of South Bend, IN; three brothers, Warren Mather of
Hammond, IN, James Mather of Williamsport, PA. and Paul Mather of Nashville,
TN; 11 grandchildren: Sara, Laura, Elizabeth, Geoffery, Michael, Patty, Rachel
and Daniel Stellfox, Matthew, Tiffany and Ben Sonntag.
Visitation Tuesday 5 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 2 to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m. at
the Smits Funeral Home, Steger Memorial Chapel, 3045 Chicago Road, Steger, IL.
Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at Sauk Village United Church of Christ with Rev.
Robert Townsend officiating. Interment at Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, IL.
Memorials to the American Institute for Cancer Research would be appreciated.
She was a charter member of the United Church of Christ of Sauk Village.
Tadius C. Zawada
Tadius C. Zawada, 76, of Riverdale, IL., passed away Monday, January 19,
1998. Survived by his former wife, Virginia; four sons, Jim (Pamela), Thomas
(Kay), William (Karen) and Donald (Diane); 10 grandchildren; three great
grandchildren; two sisters, Jean (late William) Kopp and Marion Czech; two
brothers, Edward (Marge) and Fred (Wanda); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Zawada was retired from Fisher Body and was a lifetime member of
V.F.W. Post #8141 in Calumet City, IL.
Funeral services Thursday, January 22, 1998 at 8:45 a.m. from the
Rosemoor Funeral Home, 17943 South Torrence Ave., Lansing, IL, to Queen of
Apostles Church, Riverdale, IL. for 9:30 a.m. Mass. Visitation Wednesday 2 to 9
p.m. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. 708-474-2404.
Elva Tamez, 36, of Hammond, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 1998.
Survived by one daughter, Angelina (Kyle) Vick of Florida and one son, Jason
Tamez of Hammond; one granddaughter, Kaitlin Vick of Florida; mother, Elva
Tamez of Hammond; father, Fructuoso Tamez of Texas; four sisters, Criselda
(Norman) Camplin of Ohio, Alicia Tamez of Hammond, Yolanda Tamez of Dyer and
Imelda (David) Lewandowski of Hammond; three brothers, Edward Tamez, David
Tamez and Timothy Tamez, all of Hammond.
Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday evening, January 21, 1998
from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home, 4404 Cameron Ave.,
Hammond (two blocks east of Hohman, 1 block north of Gostlin), with cremation
to follow at Oakland Memory Lanes, Dolton, Illinois.
Elva attended George Rogers Clark High School. in lieu of flowers,
contributions to the family appreciated.
John T. Tobias
Crete / East Side
John T. Tobias, 69, of Crete, IL. and formerly of the East Side,
passed away on January 19, 1998 at Mercy Hospital. Survived by his loving wife
Rose (nee Reichel) and sons, Joseph, Andrew and John. Son of the late John and
late Susan (nee Theis) Tobias. Dear brother of Gertrude (late Walter) Knieps,
late Theodore, late Margaretha, late Maria, late George (Kay), late Henry
Tobias and late Rose (Emil) Starcevich. brother-in-law of Joseph (Lois)
Reichel; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Corporal of U.S. Army Korean Conflict; retired brick layer of Local #21.
Visitation Friday 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral services Saturday, January 24, 1998
at 10 a.m. from the Elmwood Chapel, 11200 South Ewing Ave., Chicago, IL. to St.
Francis deSales Church, Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment at St.
Mary's Cemetery. 773-731-2749
Raymond Zecevich, 78, of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, January 19,
1998 at Porter Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born
December 8, 1919 in Gary, IN. to the Peter and Patricia Zecevich. Raymond
earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Northwestern University.
He retired from the Gary Public Schools. Raymond was a veteran of the U.S. Army
serving in the Philippines during WWII. He was a parishioner at St. Elijah
Serbian Orthodox Church. Raymond was preceded in death by his wife Mildred in
1987. He is survived by his loving daughter, Danielle Zecevich; son-in-law,
Wayne Lichtenberger; two granddaughters, Katie and Natalie Lichtenberger, all
of Valparaiso, IN.; one brother-in-law, Millard Trivanovich of San Diego, CA.
Raymond was also very excited about the expectant birth of his twin grandsons,
Michael Grant and Gregory David.
Funeral service will be held Friday 10 a.m. January 23, 1998 at the
Stilinovich & Wiatrolik Funeral Home, 7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, with the
Very Reverend Lazar Kostur, officiating. Interment will follow in Graceland
Cemetery, Valparaiso. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, January
22nd from 3 to 8 p.m. Pomen service at 7:30 p.m. If desired, memorial
contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of
one's own choice.