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Loretta E. Willett dies at 82

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Loretta E. Willett, age 82, of Porter, passed away Monday December 29, 2008 at the VNA Hospice Center, Valparaiso. 

She was born April 21, 1926 in Valparaiso, the daughter of John and Ruby (Pettigrew) Adams. 

On January 27, 1945 she married Lewis Willett, who survives in Porter. 

She is also survived by sons, Steve (Peggy) Willett of LaPorte, and Gerald Willett of Chesterton; daughter, Jeanne (Terry) Grisham of Michigan City; brother Bill (Pat) Adams of Floral City, Fla.; sisters, Mary Clevenger of Kansas City and Helen (Rick) Cardenas of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren, Shane (Anita) Grisham, Craig Willett, Brandi Grisham and Carol Kirk; 14 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. 

Loretta enjoyed her family, family camping trips and was an avid bird lover.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 3 at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment Chesterton Cemetery. 

A visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, January 2 at the funeral home.

Posted 12/31/2008