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Tribune reported 388 deaths in 2004

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The Chesterton Tribune published a total of 388 deaths for the year 2004. These are deaths of Duneland area residents, former residents or persons related to residents.

There were a total of 194 men from the ages of infant to 94, with no age given for three.

There were a total of 194 women from the ages of infant to 103 with no age given for one.

The area lost a total of nine infants: 5 boys (one set of twins), and four girls.

By age groups:

Infants - 5M - 4F

UNDER 19 - 5M - 0F

20-29 - 8M - 3F

30-39 - 4M - 1F

40-49 - 10M - 11F

50-59 - 20M - 17F

60-69 - 41M - 19F

70-79 - 40M - 47F

80-89 - 41M - 61F

90-99 - 16M - 29F

100 - 0M - 1F

No age given 3M - 1F

Eight or more persons died in fatal accidents, one from a heroin overdose and a nine year old boy from complications from a ruptured appendix.

The area lost a set of twin boys in May.

Duneland area lost many local leaders, businesspeople, educators, coaches, noted environmentalists and people active in the communities.

Nine or more residents died of cancer.

One resident was killed in Iraq.

A list of the deceased appears below:

DEATHS 2004

ALEXANDER, Lawrence D., 68, Aug. 5.

ALLISON, James C., 78, Jan. 23, Westville, Ind.

ANDERSHOCK, George W., 85, Jan. 10.

ANDERSON, Eldon “Andy,” 75, July 4, Portage, Ind.

ANDERSON, Raymond E. “Doc,” 81, Dec. 8, Valparaiso, Ind.

ARMSTRONG, Mary Ann (Mrs. David L.), 64, May 12, Portage, Ind.

ARVIDSON, Agnes Marie (Mrs. Adolph), 86, May 31.

ATROSH, Donna Lynn (Mrs. Paul F.), 58, July 15.

ATTERBERRY, Pamela A., 46, June 26, Bloomington, Ill.

BABCOCK, Norma J. (Mrs. Kenneth G.), 75, Dec. 24.

BACHUCHIN, Mike, 84, Dec. 28, Monessen, Pa.

BADGER, Doris E. (Mrs. George L.), 83, April 2, Valparaiso, Ind.

BARRY, Martha W. (Mrs. Harold), 84, Nov. 9, Michigan City, Ind.

BARTRUFF, Jack, 90, July 3, Cherokee Village, Ariz.

BAUGH, Nicholas, 53, April 8, Valparaiso, Ind.

BEACH, Jackie Neil Sr., 74, Dec. 17.

BECK, Mary Catherine (Mrs. Demos L. “Lynwood”), 72, Nov. 3, Michigan City, Ind.

BECKER, George Edward, 72, Jan. 9.

BEESLEY, Helene (Mrs. Wlliam R.), 91, Jan. 25, Michigan City, Ind.

BEIERWALTER, Shirley M. (Mrs. Warren J.), 75, March 17, Valparaiso, Ind.

BELCHER, Jennifer Diane, 48, Jan. 12, Valparaiso, Ind.

BENZ, John William, 38, Nov. 6, Westville, Ind.

BERLAND, Alton M., 87, May 29.

BERRIER, Janice (Mrs. Richard James Wilson, Mrs. Ralston Berrier), 73, July 31, Hebron, Ind.

BETTERTON, Richard O., 83, July 22.

BEVILLE, Wilma Ann, 70, Jan. 9, Calumet City, Ill.

BIGGS, Frances Mae (Mrs. Raymond), 77, Feb. 18, Wanatah, Ind.

BIGGS, Mabel M. (Mrs. Henry M.), 93, Nov. 27, Francesville, Ind.

BINGHAM, Phyllis A. “Betty” (Mrs. Leonard), 77, Jan. 6.

BISHOP, Gerard A., 65, Aug. 8.

BISHOP, Mildred Ellen ( Fortsch) (Mrs. Michael Clement), 88, Dec. 17, Colorado.

BLACK, Mary Ann (Mrs. Blair E.), 72, Dec. 13, Valparaiso, Ind.

BLANK, Virginia I. “Ginger,” 71, Dec. 20.

BOJAK, Loretta L. (Mrs. Duane), 56, July 6, Rockville, Ind.

BORG, Bryan H., 52, Aug. 16, Blue Island, Ill.

BORG, Carl J., 93, Dec. 13.

BORNS, Patrick T., 51, May 25, Valparaiso, Ind.

BOSHART, Craig D., 23, July 21, Valparaiso, Ind.

BOST, Sylvia M. (Mrs. Kenneth A.), 89, Aug. 6.

BRATCHER, Carol R. (Mrs. Howard J.), 80, Jan. 4.

BROLSMA, John R., 77, Jan. 25, Michigan City, Ind.

BROWN, Lucian Jeremiah-Eru, infant, April 21.

BRYAN, Gordon P., 73, Jan. 30, Valparaiso, Ind.

BRYANT, Cecil E., 76, Jan. 6, Portage, Ind.

BRYANT, Donald T., 66, Nov. 28, Wickenburg, Ariz.

BULLARD, Carrie Lou (Mrs. Bill), 72, Jan. 17, Valparaiso, Ind.

BULLARD, Virginia M. (Mrs. Jack), 69, Nov. 25, LeCanto, Fla.

BURNS, Jean H., 57, April 5.

BURNS, John Dean, 60, Nov. 6.

BUSHORE, Emily E. (Mrs. William A.), 87, July 28, Pueblo, Colo.

CAHOON, Rev. Robert W. “Bob” Jr., 56, June 13, Ossian, Ind.

CALLAWAY, Margaret M. “Peggy” (Mrs. Thomas W. Sr.), 67, Nov. 18.

CAMEL, Michael D., 46, Nov. 13.

CAMPBELL, Jordan Edward, 4, July 24.

CAMPBELL, Leslie L. D., 54, Oct. 7.

CANT, Stella L. Baughman (Mrs. James Grover), 73, Jan. 3.

CAPLIS, Lucille M. (Mrs. Michael), 65, Feb. 18.

CARPENTER, Ellen (Mrs. David O.), 81, Aug. 6.

CHAMNIK, Arlene May (Mrs. John Paul), 69, Jan. 1.

CHOVANEC, Helen (Mrs. Joseph A.), 90, Sept. 16, Merrillville, Ind.

CLARK, Gail Earline (Mrs. George A.), 87, Oct. 26.

CLEMONS, Mary M. (Mrs. Robert Freeman), 70, Jan. 10.

COGDILL, Christine I. (Mrs. Lawrence), 69, Aug. 12.

COLEMAN, Virginia M. (Mrs. George M.), 90, Feb. 1.

CORNWELL, Dorothy R. (Mrs. Lowell “Dutch”), 92, June 21.

COOLEY, Billie C., 70, Feb. 20, Portage, Ind.

COPE, Frances J. “June” Ann (Mrs. Donald L.), 75, Feb. 7.

COPPES, Caryl C. “Evelyn,” 84, March 13, Goshen, Ind.

CORRELL, James B., 63, June 9.

COSLET, Christine P. (Mrs. James), 93, Feb. 17.

COX, Audrey Ann (Mrs. Harold), 71, Nov. 16, San Pierre, Ind.

COX, Mary Ann (Mrs. Fred M.), 59, Aug. 8, Portage, Ind.

CUBBERLEY, Randy C., 52, April 20.

CUBBISON, James “Cubby,” 61, Jan. 9, Valparaiso, Ind.

CUELLAR, Rev. Luis L., 88, Dec. 15.

CUNNINGHAM, James H., 71, Jan. 1.

CUTLER, Marian (Dr. Irving), 78, Sept. 18, Wilmette, Ill.

DACK, Edwin F., 79, March 19.

DAHLIN, Dr. Raymond D., 73, July 16, Poway, Calif.

DAHL, Ole Steffen, 84, Jan. 10, Aurora, Ohio.

DALE, Florence C. (Mrs. Arthur), 89, Dec. 24, New York.

DANNELLS, Mary (Mrs. Carl), 83, Feb. 12, Portage, Ind.

DARBY, Viola E. Hurst (Mrs. William Russell Hurst, Mrs. Clyde Darby), 96, Jan. 4, Valparaiso, Ind.

DAWSON, Howard H., 91, May 24.

DEATHERAGE, Irene R. (Mrs. Donald D.), 83, Dec. 28.

DEEMER, Ann L. (Mrs. Everett Ramien, Mrs. James Deemer), 77, Sept. 28, Claypool, Ind.

DILLE, Ellen L. (Mrs. Marvin R.), 89, Feb. 11.

DILLE, John A., 68, Feb. 1.

DIMOS, John, 65, Jan. 15, Gary, Ind.

DOLD, James W., 90, Dec. 22.

DOLAN, Paul “Tom,” 67, Dec. 3, Valparaiso, Ind.

DORSETT, Bartie L. (Mrs. Herman), 73, Feb. 8, Portage, Ind.

DOSTER, Stephen, Jr., 70, Aug. 4, Michigan City, Ind.

DuBOIS, Victoria, 72, Feb. 20, Portage, Ind.

DURBIN, R. Louise (Mrs. Lowell McCarthy, Mrs. Charles Durbin), 80, March 2, Anderson, Ind.

DuVALL, Joshua J., 23, Feb. 10, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

ECHTERLING, Joyce Lynn, 48, Feb. 7, Portage, Ind.

EDQUIST, Kenneth H., 77, Oct. 11.

EDMONDSON, Alice K. (Mrs. Robert), 90, May 21, Naperville, Ill.

EDWARDS, Mary Ruth (Mrs. Jack), 83, Jan. 6, Valparaiso, Ind.

ENRIGHT, Carma J. (Mrs. James, Mrs. Joseph Zurek), 73, Jan. 31.

ETACHSON, Sylvia L. (Mrs. Homer), 96, June 4.

FALLIS, James Madison, Sr., 87, April 14.

FANCHER, Donna R.. (Mrs. Billy J.), 43, Oct. 16.

FAUROT, Mary Lou, 81, March 20.

FEENEY, Darla J. (Mrs. James), 67, June 2, Portage, Ind.

FENOGLIO, Domenic L., 83, Nov. 14.

FIDONE, Sherry Kay, 51 June 24, Las Vegas, Nev.

FINLEY, William F., 75, Nov. 10.

FISCHER-HAMPTON, Hanna Marie, 15 months, Oct. 9.

FISHER, Margaret E. (Mrs. Henry Paul), 79, April 14.

FLANAGAN, Venita M. (Mrs. Gerald G.), 84, Nov. 30.

FLATZ, Andrew Keith, infant, August 1.

FRANCE, Agnes M. (Mrs. Charles), 95, Dec. 12.

FRAZZINI, Dr. Henry V., 65, Oct. 6, Valparaiso, Ind.

FULTON, Richard C., 83, May 1.

GALL, Evelyn M. (Mrs. Arthur H.), 95, Aug. 26, Valparaiso, Ind.

GAMBREL, Rev. Verland E., 82, March 3, Fairbury, Ill.

GENTRY, William Emeral, 88, July 12, Portage, Ind.

GERHARDT, Orvilla Jane (Mrs. Willard J.), 82, Aug. 28, Valparaiso, Ind.

GIBSON, Sybil Grey (Mrs. H.L.), 81, June 7, Barnegat Light, NJ.

GILBERT, Allie M. (Mrs. Wallace), 97, June 15, Portage, Ind.

GLAND, Opal Marie, 92, May 15, Indianapolis.

GOIN, Robert E., 74, former Mayor of Portage, Jan. 20, Portage, Ind.

GOIN, Virgil Bronson, 76, Oct. 16, Portage, Ind.

GOODFELLOW, Ronald Davidson, no age given, June 25, Putney, Vt.

GRAFE, Renos W., 97, Sept. 4, Danforth, Ill.

GRANDFIELD, Victoria J., 29, Jan. 25, Ogden Dunes, Ind.

GREENE, Nancy J. (Mrs. James P.), 61, March 12, Valparaiso, Ind.

GREGG, Miriam N. (Mrs. Lewis D.), 76, Feb. 16, Valparaiso, Ind.

GREVEN, Eugene George “Geno,” 54, May 2.

GRIEGER, Willis I., 93, Jan. 3, Furnessville.

GRIFFIN, Robert Michael, 90, April 9, Griffith, Ind.

GRIFFITH, Nicholas Lee Sr., 55, April 3, Las Vegas, Nev.

GROPP, Josephine C. “Josie” (Mrs. Hubert A.), 76, Oct. 9.

GUY, Matthew R., 24, July 21, Valparaiso, Ind.

HAAS, Ryan E., 24, July 12.

HAJDUK, Richard “Rich” G., 66, Nov. 23, Portage, Ind.

HALL, Patrick J., 80, Jan. 12, Highland, Ind.

HAMERSKI, Helen (Mrs. Ignatius R.), 78, Dec. 22.

HAND, Virginia F. (Mrs. William J., MD.), 86, Nov. 27.

HARBAUGH, George W., 80, July 12, Ogden Dunes, Ind.

HEAGY, J. Michael, 60, Dec. 7, LaPorte, Ind.

HEALY, Nicole Marie, 25, Dec. 22, Valparaiso, Ind.

HENRY, Helen (Mrs. Wayne J.), 95, Nov. 7.

HEPNER, Anna Marie (Mrs. Paul Jr.), 43, Jan. 14, Valparaiso, Ind.

HERRING, Naida Marie (Mrs. C. David), 77, Sept. 7, Sun City West, Ariz.

HEWITT, Sylvia W. “Granny” “Rue”, (Mrs. Thomas Sr.) 65, May 10, Valparaiso, Ind.

HICKS, Liberty Reign, 15 days old, March 23, LaPorte, Ind.

HIGHLANDS, Noal (Mrs. Hy), 70, April 9, Portage, Ind.

HILLIS, Mae E. (Mrs. Albert), 88, Aug. 3, Valparaiso, Ind.

HILL, David C. “Hitman,” 55, May 13, Valparaiso, Ind.

HILL, Jason C., 26, March 29, Valparaiso, Ind.

HLIVJAK, Dorothy Ann, (Mrs. John Peter, Sr.) 78, May 30, Michigan City, Ind.

HOLT, Clifford O. Sr., 69, Nov. 8.

HOOD, William Charles, 76, Aug. 21, South Bend, Ind.

HO0VER, Harold D., 79, April 12, Three Rivers, Mich.

HOOVER, Vera A. (Mrs. Cloyde), 86, June 30, Michigan City, Ind.,

HORTON, Robert William, 35, May 4, Meadville, Pa.

HRAPEK, Michael Allen, 59, Oct. 8, Berkley, W. Va.

HUBER, Charles “Charlie” A., 71, April 10.

HURIA, Anne Marie (Mrs. Mark), 56, March 23.

HURLEY, Mary E. (Mrs. Edward), 89, Aug. 5, Portage, Ind.

IVLOW, Charles Nicholas, Jr., 67, Sept. 12.

JABLONSKI, John “Jabo” Paul, 65, Feb. 1, Valparaiso, Ind.

JAMES, James Lee, no age given, Jan. 13, Tampa, Fla.

JANOWSKI, Adeline E. (Mrs. John “Jack”), 91, Dec. 31(Full obituary appeared Jan. 3, 2005).

JANZ, Barbara Ann (Demorotski), 41, March 14, Royersford, Pa.

JEFFERS, Henrietta (Mrs. Thomas), 61, Feb. 11, New Chicago, Ind.

JEFFREY, Donald, 92, July 28, New Carlisle, Ind.

JENSEN, Allen, 66, May 23, Denver, Colo.

JOHNSON, Dorothy Lorraine (Mrs. Robert A.), 82, Nov. 7, Wilmette, Ill.

JOHNSON, Jacob Thomas “Jake,” 9, April 20.

JONES, Judith E. Kukler (Mrs. Mont), 61, April 10, Valparaiso, Ind.

JONES, Leona M. (Mrs. Kenneth), 85, July 9, Valparaiso, Ind.

JONES, Monty R., 53, Jan. 26, Valparaiso, Ind.

JONES, Samuel D., 61, Jan. 31.

JORDAN, Joan P., 78, Jan. 19, Bridgman, Mich.

JORDAN, Margorie Viola (Mrs. Oliver G.), 84, June 16, Franklin, Ind.

KALBE, Marian M. (Mrs. Louis G.), 61, Jan. 31.

KALEY, Edith (Mrs. Kenneth), 91, March 24, LaPorte, Ind.

KARP, James D., 52, Sept. 8, Boulder, Colo.

KASHAK, Norbert, 87, May 5.

KEGLEY, Roscoe, 61, July 25, Sandy Hook, Ky.

KENAGA, Joseph, 67, Nov. 11, Valparaiso.

KENDALL, Robby, 17, Aug. 23.

KENNOY, Martin F., 77, May 18.

KERR, Mary Ellen (Mrs. John H.), 51, Oct. 26, Fallbrook, Calif.

KING, Ruth B (Mrs. Walter Jr.), 88, May 5, Hobart, Ind.

KISH, Josephine (Mrs. Gaberiel), 80, Jan. 12.

KLENK, Trinity Autumn, 2 days old, Nov. 11, Valparaiso, Ind.

KNIGHT, Vivian A. (Mrs. Willard), 67, April 12.

KOCH, David A., 65, June 2, Valparaiso, Ind.

KORMOS, James A., 69, May 9, Gary, Ind.

KORNAU, Rosemary (Mrs. Paul), 54, May 16.

KORNAU, Paul, 54, June 21.

KORN, Richard William Sr., 69, April 29, Michigan City, Ind.

KREWETT-HOWARD, Susan Kay, 42, Jan. 25, Safety Harbor, Fla.

KRING, Kerrry P., 62, Oct. 1, Valparaiso, Ind.

KROPFL, Andrew, 97, March 19.

KUBASZAK, Paul L., 54, June 29, Portage, Ind.

KUSS, Alma (Mrs. Thomas), 72, Nov. 3, Hebron, Ind.

LABS, Jack A., 66, Sept. 20, New Port Richey, Fla.

LAMBERT, William “Bill”, 77, Nov. 27, Silvis, Ill.

LAND, Jeff, 49, July 10, Steelville, Mo.

LANE, Travis James, 21, Jan. 14, Kalamazoo, Mich.

LANGE, Lydia Edith (Mrs. Willis), 82, March 10, Attica, Ind.

LARSON, Raymond Wilber, 80, Dec. 22, Valparaiso, Ind.

LaTOUR, William F., Jr., 66, May 18, Las Vegas, Nev.

LASZLO, Lois Lucille (Mrs. Martin III), 89, Nov. 27.

LENARD, Reginald J. (Dick)., 82, Oct. 2.

LILLYWHITE, Ernest E. 88, July 21, NY City, NY.

LINDENMEYER, John C. Sr., 89, April 18, Michigan City, Ind.

LITTLE, Beverly June (Mrs. John Franklin), 59, April 24.

LLOYD, Charles A., 64, June 20, Walkerton, Ind.

LONG, Elwood, 86, March 15, Summerfield, Fla.

LUKETICH, Catherine G. (Mrs. Daniel P. Sr.), 67, July 18, Portage, Ind.

LUKOWSKI, Lois E. (Mrs. Henry F.), 68, July 7, Valparaiso, Ind.

MADIGAN, Cynthia L. (Mrs. Dennis E.), 50, June 8.

MAHAFFEY, Arthur E., 79, June 26.

MALARIK, Jason Ryan, 23, April 14, Valparaiso, Ind.

MANNING, John H. “Papa Smurf,” 70, Aug. 18, Valparaiso, Ind.

MARTIN, Mary Ellen, (Mrs. Tim) 40, May 29.

MARTINEZ, Kenneth W., 38, April 15, LaPorte, Ind.

MARTINEZ, Warren J. Sr., 60, July 27.

MASON, Daniel Carl, 47, June 5, Vista, Calif.

McCOOLE, Conn (Ching) N., 60, July 8.

McNAMARA, Madeline L. (Mrs. Dale R.), 93, Sept. 5.

MEDLEY, Walter C., 73, Oct. 6.

MEDVED, Paul F., 80, April 14, Deltona, Fla.

MELTON, Margaret V. (Mrs. Kenneth E.), 71, May 31, Portage & Naples, Fla.

MEYNE, Robert L., 60, March 29.

MILLER, Eli W., 86, April 23, Portage, Ind.

MILLER, Martha Ellen, 81, May 26, Orange City, Fla.

MILLS, Willie “Juanita” (Mrs. Rev. James C.), 85, Feb. 9.

MISHLER, Tedd E., 66, Sept. 26, Virginia.

MITCHELL, Geannine A. (Mrs. George) 59, March 1.

MITCHELL, Pastor Rex M., 80, May 27.

McCOMBS, Clara V. (Mrs. Olaf Selmer Solberg, Mrs. James W. McCombs), 79, June 3, Valparaiso, Ind.

MOGCK, Kellen Douglas, 18, Feb 8, Valparaiso, Ind.

MOORE, Amy (Mrs. Jonathan Switalski), 44, Jan. 29 , Michigan City, Ind.

MOORMAN, Timothy D., 51, May 14, Swayzee, Ind.

MORAN, John B., Jr., 71, Feb. 9.

MORROW, Jessie V. (Mrs. Howard C.), 95, July 21, Portage, Ind.

MOSS, Robert C., 69, Sept. 13.

MURRAY, Dennis P., 57, Sept. 6, Portage, Ind.

MURRAY, Holly L. (Mrs. Bradley), 46, June 30, Portage, Ind.

MURVIHILL, Oma L. (Mrs. Langdon), 85, Aug. 3, Valparaiso, Ind.

MUSGRAVE, Howard C. “Howie,” 52, April 7.

NASHKOFF, Ruth C. “Abby” (Mrs. Herman), 74, July 26.

NAVARDAUSKAS, Alex T., 82, July 30, Portage, Ind.

NELSON, Irene E. (Mrs. Oscar), 94, July 9.

NESPO, Genevieve “Jean” (Mrs. Lawrence E.), 85, Nov.23, Michigan City, Ind.

NEWMAN, Dr. James Edward, 82, Aug. 1, Vineyard Haven, Mass.

NORVELL, Darrell F., 70, Aug. 4, Valparaiso, Ind.

OBRECHT, Veron Lee (Mrs. Robert), 79, April 3, Spring Hills, Florida.

OGLESBY, Kenneth L., 42, Aug. 15, Seymour, Tenn.

OLIVER, Z. C. (Cy), 80, April 21, Westville.

OLIS, Charles Robert “Uncle Bob,” 55, April 4.

OLSON, Bernice M. (Mrs. George Lute, Mrs. Edgar Olson), 95, Oct. 6.

OLSON, Ronald Dale, 46, Nov. 12, Valparaiso, Ind.

OLSON, Sherry Lei, 55, Aug. 3.

O’ROURKE, James C. Sr., 83, Jan. 11, Glenwood, Ill.

OSBORN, Dorothy Edith Michaels Dillingham (Mrs. Paul D., Glen O.), 90, Jan. 1.

OTTO, Jean (Mrs. William), 83, June 7, Highland, Ind.

OWEN, SSG Michael G., 31, Oct. 15, Fayatteville, N.C.

OWENS, Roy Edward, 74, Jan. 9, Portage, Ind.

PACYGA, Connie (Mrs. Michael G.), 54, Nov. 27, Hampton, Va.

PAPE, Barnaby Thomas, 40, Nov. 24, San Diego, Calif.

PARHAM, Mayme (Mrs. Michael O.), 72, April 7, Henderson, Nev.

PARKER, Willis C., 87, April 7.

PARKS, Brandon Scott, 22, April 14, Valparaiso, Ind.

PAULSON, Robert J., 83, April 10.

PENDLETON, Charlotte Ruth (Mrs. Ronald), 68, Sept. 17, Valparaiso, Ind.

PETERSEN, Donald H. Sr., 64, May 17.

PHILLIPS, Rachel Charlene, 20 Jan. 30.

PHILLIPS, Joan L. (Mrs. Clements), 73, March 13, Michigan City, Ind.

PIET, Frank W., 84, Aug. 21.

PIGG, Linda (Mrs. Willam E.), 55, Jan. 17, Valparaiso, Ind.

PILLMAN, Helen V. (Mrs. J. Warren), 80, Oct. 9.

PLAMPIN, Geoffrey Christopher Michael, 80, Feb. 28, Dune Acres, Ind.

PRINCIPE, Kyle Anthony, 11, Aug. 7, Fort Wayne, Ind.

PUTNAM, Alfred L., 88, March 11, Dune Acres, Ind.

RANDLER, Carl Oscar (Chuck), 90, Dec. 4.

RANN, Cletis, 94, July 8, Portage, Ind.

REED, Helen Pearl (Mrs. Eugene E. Jr.), 90, Jan. 14, Hobart, Ind.

RHODA, Lenora (Mrs. Roy E.), 82, Oct. 16.

RHODA, Thomas Henry, 59, Feb 18, Valparaiso, Ind.

RHODES, Lewis W. “Rusty,” 79, Dec. 23.

RICHARDSON, Charles F., 85, Aug. 27, LaPorte, Ind.

RICHARDSON, Jane Collins (Mrs. Edward Bruce), 77, July 3, Indianapolis, Ind.

RIGG, Barbara Jean (Mrs. Herbert), 67, July 26, Hammond, Ind.

RINKER, Dorothy L. (Mrs. Hartcel R. “Bud”), 78, Dec. 6.

RISTAU, Charles R., 60, Oct. 21, Valparaiso, Ind.

ROCK, Betty J. (Mrs. John Jr.), 73, April 13, Valparaiso, Ind.

ROGERS, Betty, 72, April 15, Birmingham, Ala.

ROLES, Rosalie (Mrs. Roger Jerome), 64, Oct. 11.

ROLFE, Evelyn (Mrs. John J. Sr.), 90, July 5, Hammond, Ind.

ROSA, Robert G., 78, June 25.

ROSETTI, James Richard, Sr., 73, Aug. 23.

ROMER, Joan Elizabeth (Mrs. Charles “Chuck”), 71, Feb. 25, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

ROPPOLO, Dolores A. SFO (Mrs. Sam), 77, July 14, Portage, Ind.

ROZINSKI, Iona E. (Mrs. Clarence S.), 84, Aug. 16, Las Vegas, Nev.

RUCKER, Billy Jim, 66, Feb 5, Indianapolis.

RUGE, Ann Fitzgerald (Mrs. Mox Grise), 88, March 6.

RUGE, William C., 86, Feb 21.

RUPPERT, Robert B., 89, Nov. 8, Valpariaso, Ind.

RYCERZ, John S. “Doc,” 56, April 13, Highland, Ind.

SAMUELSON, Carl G., 66, April 4, Lake Station, Ind.

SANOICA, Frank J., 76, Dec. 28.

SCHAAF, Ruth Yvonne Vedell (Mrs. Alvin David), 70, Nov. 7, Indianapolis, Ind.

SCHEPANEK, Joseph T., 78, July 17, Michigan City, Ind.

SCHRADER, Marie E. (Mrs. Carl), 79, March 18.

SCOTT, Walter Merle Sr., 71, Jan. 21.

SEELY, Mary Ann (Mrs. Raymond C.), 86, Oct. 23, Timber Ridge (Matteson) Ill.

SEGAL, Jeanette (Mrs. Simon), 82, Aug. 25.

SEIFERT, Gerald, 63, April 9.

SELLERS, Gilbert Jr., 74, Jan. 28, Gary, Ind.

SENDERAK, Christine I. (Mrs. Thaddeus “Ted”), 81, Jan. 12, Michigan City, Ind.

SESSIONS, twin sons, Dale Christian and Matthew Ryan, infants, May 4, Valparaiso, Ind.

SHEWAN, Bernice “Bee” (Mrs. John), 88, Feb 27.

SHULTZ, Robert M., 88, Oct. 30, Dallas, Texas.

SIEVERT, Rose C. (Mrs. Oliver J.), 84, March 6.

SIMIC, Joseph N. “Joe,” Jr., 64, April 15, Westville, Ind.

SLAMKA, Olga Helen (Mrs. Steven J.), 91, Sept. 20.

SMEDMAN, Aileen M. (Mrs. Melvin E.), 85, March 16.

SMITH, Richard M., 94, Oct. 24, Albuquerque, N.M.

SMITH, Robert L. Sr. “Smitty,” 76, April 27, Valparaiso, Ind.

SNELLING, Robert W., 64, Sept. 27, Portage, Ind.

SNOWDIN, Ann M. (Mrs. Merle E.), 58, July 31.

SNUFFER, Clifford M., Sr., 80, Sept. 15, Valparaiso, Ind.

SNYDER, Henry Burgess Jr., H.B. “BG,” 71, Feb. 11, Dune Acres.

SPLITGERBER, Josephinia (Mrs. Morley), 81, June 29, Portage, Ind.

SPONSEL, Arnold Dale, 49, March 11, Portage, Ind.

STANZIONE, Victoria Marie (Mrs. Victor), 85, June 26.

STARKMAN, Georgia, 84, July 28, Valparaiso, Ind.

STEELE, Paul F., 89, Aug. 9, Akron, Ind.

STEINBERG, Doris (Mrs. Ralph Leroy), 79, May 7.

STEINER, John T., 71, March 4, Naples, Florida.

STEWART, Angela M., 37, June 17, Bowden, N.D.

STROHM, Lorena (Mrs. Lewis K.), 95, July 30.

SWAN, William E., Sr., 88, Sept. 2.

SZIKORA, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs. John), 94, April 6, Valparaiso, Ind.

TALBERT, Todd Eric, 40, June 9.

TAVERNIER, Ruth H. (Kenneth F.), 81, Jan. 23.

TAYLOR, Barbara Ann Macy (Mrs. Robert Alan), 66, Aug. 26.

TERRILL, John William, 80, March 23.

TECSIA, Rose (Mrs. Arthur R.), 88, Nov. 6.

THARP, George L., 86, Nov. 6.

THEILING, Raymond R., 91, Dec. 31, 2003, Calumet City, Ind.

TRAFNY, Dolly M. (Mrs. John), 72, June 8, Portage, Ind.

TRIFONE, Thomas Michael, 41, Nov. 24, Terre Haute, Ind.

TRUMAN, Constance R. “Connie” (Mrs. Larry), 57, Oct. 5, Portage, Ind.

TUBB, Mary Ann (Mrs. Harvey), 81, Dec. 7, Brownfield, Texas.

TWEDDELL, Shirley E. (Mrs. Morgan), 71, Oct. 22, Michigan City, Ind.

VAN CISE, Beverly L. (Mrs. Thomas E.), 54, Nov. 19, Corona, Calif.

VARNAK, Rose T. (Mrs. William), 92, Jan. 17.

VOGEL, Ellen M., 88, Nov. 5, Whiting, Ind.

VON HUBEN, Fredrick J. III, 49, Oct. 24.

WAECHTER, Marybelle, 86, April 23.

WALCZAK, Jerome “Jerry,” 70, April 19.

WALENTINE, Michkelina (Mickey) (Mrs. Benny), 94, May 22, Portage, Ind.

WALLO, Helen E. (Mrs. Edmund A.), 74, Merrillville, Ind.

WALUSZKO, Anton, 78, April 17, Lake Station, Ind.

WAMPLER, Augusta M. “Gussie,” (Mrs. Frank C. “Ding:), 84, July 18.

WARREN, Woodrow W., 90, July 18, Portage, Ind.

WATKINS, Ozzie Jr., 67, Oct. 9.

WEAVER, Anne Daley (Mrs. Ashton P.), 89, Sept. 16, Centennial, Colo.

WEIDMAN, Alfred LaVerne, 92, Feb. 23, Palm Springs, Calif.

WEIMER, Clara M. (Mrs. Edwin), 86, March 24.

WESLEY, Malachi Logan, infant, Dec. 3.

WILSON, Catherine S. (Mrs. Russel D.), 103, Aug. 19, Valparaiso, Ind.

WIRTH, Margaret A. (Mrs. William F.), 84, May 2.

WISE, Robert D., 83, Sept. 8.

WISEMAN, Anita M., 46, July 5, Westville, Ind.

WODRICH, Emma Dawn, infant, Nov. 22.

WOODSTUFF, Joseph W., 93, June 15, Navarre, Ohio.

WULETICH, Bertha M. (Mrs. Rudy), 80, Oct. 28, Dallas, Texas. (Partial)

WULETICH, Ellen M. (Mrs. Sam John), 83, May 25.

YAGELSKI, Sylvia F. (Mrs. Joseph), 85, April 19, Tapper Creek, Alaska.

YANKOVICH, Andrew J., 72, Nov. 9, Calumet City, Ill.

YARBER, Charles, 66, March 29, Liberty Twp.

YEAGER, Sheila, no age given, Feb. 1.

YOUNG, Hazel (Mrs. Robert L.), 90, March 19, Mishawaka, Ind.

ZAREMBA, Allen Benjamini, 60, April 6, Valparaiso, Ind.

ZAMMITO, Santo, (no age given), June 6, St. Louis, Mo.

ZUMWALT, Virgnia (Wood) (Mrs. Chares Leroy “Roy” Wood, Mrs. Allen Zumwalt), 76, April 23, Valparaiso, Ind.

 

Posted 1/4/2005