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    Melvin Shinn

    View Melvin Shinn Melvin “Mel” J. Shinn, 95, of La Porte, formerly of Hanna, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at his home with his family by his side.  Mel was born in North Liberty, IN, on January 14, 1923 to Walter and Erma (McKean) Shinn. On May 10, 1952, he married Evelyn (Benke) Shinn who preceded him in death on November 13, 2005.  Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Terri Shinn of La Porte; grandchildren, Alison (Cody) Zoll of La Porte, Caly (Jeremy)….

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    Doyal Holt

    View Doyal Holt Doyal Arlo Holt, 79, of Rolling Prairie, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018. Doyal was born on July 9, 1939 in Red Rock, AR, to ArleyArlo and Sendie (Shattswell) Holt.  In 1959 in Kingsford Heights, IN, he married Carol Ann Avery who preceded him in death.  Surviving are his sons, Danny and David Holt of Rolling Prairie; grandchildren, Matthew (Tracy) Hamilin, Jessica (Ryan) Manns; great-grandchildren, Brianna and Mason Hamlin, Alyssa, Braiden and Carly Manns; si…

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    Lois Stayback

    View Lois Stayback Lois Stayback, 87, of La Porte, passed away on August 14, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.       Lois was born on December 23, 1930 to Frank and Dorothy (Garloff) Hutton.  In 1953, she married Robert Stayback who preceded her in death in 1978. Surviving are her son, William Stayback; daughters, Tari (Al) Taylor and Kathi (Curt) Lofton all of La Porte; grandchildren, Trisha Pieszchala, Lisa Pritchett, Misty (Shane) Karshner, Dylan L…

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    Rosie Fain

    View Rosie Fain Rosie Geneva Fain, 64, of La Porte, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at her home. Rosie was born on November 7, 1953 in Michigan City, IN, to Robert and Hazel (Callahan) Willford.  On May 5, 1973 in New Buffalo, MI, she married Larry D. Fain who survives.  Also surviving are her beloved children, Lorie (Kendall) Layne of Manchester, IN, Carma (Antonio) Ledesma of Michigan City, IN, and Jessica (Ian Handy-Spry) Fain of La Porte; 10 grandchildren, Shelby and Tre…

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    Gwen Thorgren

    View Gwen Thorgren Gwen L. Thorgren, 59, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, August 16, 2018.     Gwen was born in Portsmouth, OH, on March 31, 1959 to Walter L. and Helen J. (Payne) Downey.   On May 27, 1978 in La Porte, IN, she married Eric who preceded her in death.  Surviving are her beloved children, Brooks (Kelly) Thorgren of La Porte, Lindsay (Ryan) McGary of Chesterton and Kristin (Mark) Thorgren-Owens of St. Louis, MO; 4 grandchildren…

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    Lawrence “Larry” Ray

    View Lawrence “Larry” Ray Lawrence “Larry” W. Ray, 86, of North Liberty, passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Larry was born on July 17, 1932 in Dearborn, MI, to Curtis William and Thelma (George) Ray. On December 19, 1953 in La Porte, IN, he married Sherry Kay Jones who preceded him in death in 2014.  Surviving are his beloved children, Kay M. (John) Zakes of Mill Creek, Catherine (Douglas) Seymour of La Porte, and Cortney L. Ray of La Po…

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    Craig Scott

    View Craig Scott Craig E. Scott, 80, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at his home.      Craig was born in La Porte, IN, on December 29, 1937 to Hoyt and Joan (Hyman) Scott.   On August 31, 1991 in La Porte, IN, he married Sandra “Sandy” Adams who survives in La Porte.  Also surviving are his daughters, Jill (Paul) Sacco of Allen, TX, Robyn Eaton of Westfield, IN, Jenny (Todd) Gearheart of La Porte; son, Andrew (Zoe) Scott of Allen, TX;… Craig…

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    Kazimierz Pienta

    View Kazimierz Pienta Kazimierz Clifford Pienta, 26 days old, of La Porte, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.       Kazimierz was born in South Bend, IN, on July 29, 2018 to Peter Pienta and Ashlyn Mayes.   Surviving are his parents; his sister, Violet Wolfe; and several grandparents, aunts, and uncles.                  Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Crema…

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    Sandra “Sandy” Harley

    View Sandra “Sandy” Harley Sandra “Sandy” Jean Harley, 73, of Mill Creek, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 at her home.       Sandra was born in Westville, IL, on April 5, 1945 to Glen Edward and Norma Jean (McIntosh) McDaniel.   On April 4, 1992 in La Porte, IN, she married Roger Arlen Harley who preceded her in death.  Surviving are her beloved children, Shawn (Mary) Spickard of Hamlet and Scott (Christi) Spickard of La Porte; 7 grandchildren, Nichol…

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    Margueritte Carriveau

    View Margueritte Carriveau Margueritte “Marge” Jane Carriveau, 90, of La Porte, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Hobart.       Marge was born in Griffith, IN, on April 7, 1928 to Robert David and Cora (McCabe) Burris.   On August 20, 1948 at City Church in Gary, IN, she married Richard David Carriveau, Sr. who preceded her in death in 2014.  Surviving are her beloved children, Marcie Shaul of Indianapolis, Gail (Joe) Pr…

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    Burkett , Mary

    Burkett , Mary July 5, 1929 – September 19, 2017 Mary Ella Burkett, 88, of , La Porte passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Mary was born in Newport,… Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center – Mobile Edition