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Bernadine Watson dies at 65

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Bernadine “Bunny” Watson, 65, of Chesterton passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009 in Valparaiso.

She was born July 17, 1943 in Phoenix, Ariz., the daughter of Archie and Maxine (Hill) Ryan.

A devoted mother and grandmother to sons, Kelly (LeeAnn) Porter of Peoria, Ariz., Kenny (Terri) Porter of Phoenix, Ariz., Karl (Anjanette) Porter of Chesterton and Kurt (Tessa) Sievertson of Las Vegas, Nev.; nine grandchildren including Austin and Jack Porter, Megan Sievertson and Chuck Porter who helped to take care of her and nine great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers, Ronnie (Betsy) Ryan of San Diego, Calif. and Patrick Kelly (Sharon) Ryan of Colo.; sister, Rosemary (Ted) Newman of Phoenix, Ariz.

Bunny formerly worked for Citi Bank as a Corporate Administrator. She was an avid shopper and faithful QVC member.

Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory. Arrangements are under the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.


Posted 5/14/2009