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    Kyle Schweder

    View Kyle Schweder Kyle Thomas Schweder, 28, was received in heaven on February 15, 2020 at LaPorte Hospital and Health Systems. Kyle was born on February 8, 1992 in LaPorte, IN, to Nancy (Teter) Addie and Dennis Schweder. Kyle is survived by his 2 year old son, Leo; parents, Nancy (Chad) Addie and Dennis Schweder, all of LaPorte; siblings, LeAnna Quartuccio, Lindsey McCallum, Christina Hammerberg, Caleb Addie, and Hannah Sommer; grandparent, Donna Teter; uncles and aunts, Steve (Donna) Teter…

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    Ronald Schrier

    View Ronald Schrier Ronald William Schrier, 57, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at his home.       Ron was born in La Porte, IN, on August 11, 1962 to Henry H. and Kathaleen L. (Cowgill) Schrier.   He is survived by his sisters, Cynthia (Chris Sexton) Schrier of La Porte, Lauri (Calvin) Chapman of South Bend, and Pat (Wayne) Wiltfong of La Porte; his dog and best friend, Fred; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death …

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    Shirley Fort

    View Shirley Fort Shirley Ann Fort, 78, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Shirley was born in Kentucky on September 1, 1941 to Henry and Ethel (Creech) Richie.  She moved to Indiana as a young child.  Shirley grew up in Starke County and graduated from North Judson High School in 1959.  In 1976, she married the love of her life, John Fort.  Shirley is survived by her 4 children, Jonathan Fort of La Porte, Jeremy Fort of …

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    Baby Justice

    View Baby Justice Baby Justice passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services. He was born on February 16, 2020 to Chloe Justice. Surviving are his mother; grandparents, Cori (Ronnie) Walker and Chris (Michelle) Justice, all of La Porte; aunt, Chelsy Scarborough of La Porte; uncle, Chevy Justice of La Porte; and great aunt, Angela Justice of La Porte. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.  Cremation has taken place wi…

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    Dr. Seth “Syd” Philbrook

    View Dr. Seth “Syd” Philbrook Dr. Seth “Syd” S. Philbrook, 97, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.   Dr. Seth “Syd” S. Philbrook, 97, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is …

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    Ann Riedstra

    View Ann Riedstra Ann Catherine Riedstra, 80, of Rolling Prairie, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Franciscan Health, Michigan City, surrounded by family. Ann was born on August 7, 1939 in Chicago, IL, to Bernard and Jennie (DeVries) Lenters.  On February 25, 1956 in Oaklawn, IL, she married James Ronald who preceded her in death.  Surviving are her children, Kathleen (Paul) McGowan of La Porte, Jim (Laura) Riedstra of St. John, Ron (Alice) Riedstra of La Porte, and Bob (…

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    Wilbert Smith

    View Wilbert Smith Wilbert A. Smith, 69, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services. Wilbert was born on August 9, 1950 in La Porte, IN, to Wilbert and Cora (McGee) Smith. Surviving are his daughters, Rebecca (Matthew) Lindsey of Westville and Roberta (Mark) Flotow of La Porte; 6 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Margie (Ron) Cuff of Hanna; sister-in-law, Pamela Smith of La Porte; beloved dogs, Bella and Gizmo; as well as many nieces a…

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    Erma Meyers

    View Erma Meyers Erma J.  Meyers, 91, of La Porte, passed away on February 10, 2020 at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.   Erma J.  Meyers, 91, of La Porte, passed away on February 10, 2020 at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La… View   Send Flowers

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    Shirley French

    View Shirley French Shirley Berniece French, 82, of La Porte, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Hamilton Communities.       Shirley was born in Hastings, MI, on June 21, 1937 to Kenneth James and BernieceWinifred (Chapman) Adams.   In 1956, she married Edward Farley, who preceded her in death.   In 1982, Shirley married Robert G. French, who preceded her in death. Surviving are her children, Joan (“Greg”) Powell of La Porte, Debbie (Jerry) M…

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    James “Box” Charlson

    View James “Box” Charlson James “Box” Randall Charlson, 63, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at home, surrounded by family. Randy was born on June 10, 1956 in Valparaiso, IN, to James and Joan (Smith) Charlson. On January 28, 1983 in Lake Station, he married Laura Larson who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Karley Herbst and Zakary Charlson, both of La Porte; son-in-law, Phillip Knapp of La Porte; 4 granddaughters, Madilynn, Alayna, Macy, and Peyton; siblings, Michael …

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    Henry “Hank” Plis

    View Henry “Hank” Plis Henry “Hank” I. Plis, 90, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Fountainview Terrace, La Porte. Hank was born on August 10, 1929 in Rakszawa, Poland to Joseph and Julia (Pelz) Plis. On November 12, 1955, he married Peggy Earl who preceded him in death on May 22, 2018.   Hank served in the U.S. Army as an anti-aircraft gun loader from 1951-1953, then served in the U.S. Army Reserves until 1957.  He was employed by the Whirlpool Corporatio…

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    Rodney Jones, Sr.

    View Rodney Jones, Sr. Rodney S. Jones Sr., 53, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services. Rodney was born on June 2, 1966 in South Bend, IN, to Randall and Peggy (Mounce) Jones.  Surviving are his children, Rodney Jones, Jr. of La Porte and Heidi (Zach) Johnson of La Porte; 2 grandchildren, Hayden and Keaten Johnson; siblings, Randy (Tammy) Jones Jr. of La Porte, Rhonda (Chris) Schmitt of Hudson Lake, and Robin (Greg) Reese of New Carl…

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    Leonard “Lenny” Gonzales

    View Leonard “Lenny” Gonzales Leonard “Lenny” Gonzales, 74, of La Porte, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Brentwood, La Porte.       Lenny was born in Los Angeles, CA, on November 23, 1945 to Mary Gonzales.   On January 7, 1984 in Bakersfield, CA, he married Candace Voogd who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Michael Gonzales of Charleston, S.C., Lindsey Gonzales of Michigan City, Lee (Melanie) Frederick of Virginia Beach, VA, Scott (Ch…

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    Sharon McIlquham

    View Sharon McIlquham Sharon Elaine (Beam) McIlquham, (79), passed away peacefully Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3 a.m. at Settlers Place, La Porte, IN. She was born February 22, 1940, in La Porte, IN,  Edward and Shirley (Shafer) Beam and has lived in La Porte since birth. Sharon was a member of the Salem Chapel United Methodist Church, the La Porte Business Girls, and a local chapter of the Red Hat Society, Inc.  She worked for the Whirlpool Corporation, La Porte Community School Co…

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    Linda Meadows

    View Linda Meadows Linda J. Meadows, 70, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Goshen Hospital. Linda was born on August 2, 1949 in Marinette, WI, to Eahart and Gladys (Wayberg) Westlund. On August 30, 1969 in Michigan City, she married Leslie D. Meadows who preceded her in death.  Surviving are her children, Deanna (Robert) Moyer of Beckley, WV and Shane (Christina) Meadows of Hobart; 4 grandchildren, Jesse, Nathan, Andrew, and Kayleen; brothers, Gene (Beverly) Westlund of Medaryvi…

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    David Stanley

    View David Stanley David M. Stanley, 47, of Michigan City, passed away on January 26, 2020 at his home.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.     David M. Stanley, 47, of Michigan City, passed away on January 26, 2020 at his home.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.     View   Send Flowers

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    Natalie Worthen

    View Natalie Worthen Natalie Deanna Worthen, 80, of Walkerton, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services.       Natalie was born in Gary, IN, on June 17, 1939 to Nichola and Frances (Nicewicz) Kragulac.   On December 31, 1955, she married Richard Bloomquist, who preceded her in death.  Later, she married Robert “Gene” Worthen, with whom she enjoyed 12 years of marriage.  Also surviving are her children, Jeffrey (Ju…

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    Wayne Wedding, Sr.

    View Wayne Wedding, Sr. Wayne A. Wedding, Sr., 66, of La Porte, passed away on January 19, 2020 at La Porte Hospital.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.     Wayne A. Wedding, Sr., 66, of La Porte, passed away on January 19, 2020 at La Porte Hospital.  Arrangements are pending with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.     View   Send Flowers

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    Wilbur Bougher

    View Wilbur Bougher Wilbur E Bougher, 83, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at his home, in La Porte, surrounded by his loving family. Wilbur was born on October 11, 1936 in Battle Ground, IN, to Floyd and Beulah (Mendenhall) Bougher. On July 3, 1983 in Cambridge City, IN, he married Sharon (Bachmann) Scott who survives.  Wilbur was preceded in death by Lenora “Holly” Bougher, mother of his 4 surviving children, Debra (Tim) Griffith of Noblesville, Francis (Sue) Bougher of La Por…

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    Elvira “Vera” Danesi

    View Elvira “Vera” Danesi Elvira M. “Vera” Danesi 94, of Canton, MA, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at North Woods Village at Edison Lakes, South Bend.      Vera was born in Boston, MA, on May 30, 1925 to Giuseppe and Rosalia (Barreca) Seminara.    On October 18, 1957 in Quebec, Canada, she married Enzo Danesi who preceded her in death.  She was the beloved Mother of Gioia Goodrum and husband Perry of McMinnville, Oregon, Maria Tedesco and her late husba…

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    John “Rob” Williams, Jr.

    View John “Rob” Williams, Jr. John “Rob” Franklin Williams, Jr., 67, of Kingsford Heights, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at his residence.       Rob was born in La Porte, IN, on November 24, 1952 to John Franklin and Yvonne Marie (Allen) Williams.   On June 22, 1991 in Kingsford Heights, IN, he married Pamela Giggy who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Jenny (Keith) Budd of Buffalo, IL, Cassie Stephens of Knoxville, TN, Dustin Stephansen …

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    Patricia Lindsey

    View Patricia Lindsey Patricia Mae Lindsey, 76, of Hamlet, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services. Patricia was born on July 13, 1943 in Harriman, TN, to Lois Mae (Picklesimer) Beard.  On April 25, 1970 in La Porte, IN, she married Delmon C. Lindsey who survives.  Also surviving are her children, Jack W. Lindsey of Asheville, NC, Jason W. Lindsey of Kingsford Heights, Kim Phillips of Michigan City, Tracy L. Lindsey of Kingsford Heights, and …

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    Rita Ellenwine

    View Rita Ellenwine Rita Ann Ellenwine, 71, of Three Oaks, MI, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at her daughter’s home, surrounded by her family.       Rita was born in Ashland, KY, on September 3, 1948 to Warnie Charles and Lois Gene (Johnson) Adkins.   On June 1, 1968 in La Porte, she married Alvie Frank Ellenwine, Jr., who preceded her in death on July 28, 2015.  Surviving are her children, Tamra (David) Miller of Three Oaks, MI, Alvie C. (Kristin)…