Nada Bekavac, age 81, of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2009 in
She was born on November 4, 1927 in Camden, Pa. the daughter of George and
Lavada (Hamilton) Doyle, both of whom preceded her in death.
On July 2, 1956 in Winchester, Va. she married Stephen G. Bekavac, who
preceded her in death January 26, 2005.
She is survived by a son, Gregory (Susan) Bekavac of Westville, Ind.; a
daughter, Donna Ware of Merritt Island, Fla.; twin sister, Nedra Petrick of
Penn Hills, Pa.; granddaughters, Allison, Rosalee and Katie; and many
nieces, nephews, close friends and bingo buddies.
Nada was an area resident since 1961. She was a member of Chesterton First
United Methodist Church and retired from Duneland School Corporation where
she worked as a Secretary at Yost School. She was a member of the Chesterton
American Legion, and was the Past Senior Regent at the Chesterton Women of
the Moose. She was a member of the Uno Card Club, loved to play bingo,
president of the Welcome Wagon, and worked as a volunteer for the Duneland
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 22 at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will follow at Graceland
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 21 at Edmonds & Evans
Memorials may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1332 N. Halstead
St. Suite 201, Chicago, IL 60642; The Duneland Resale Shop, 534 Broadway,
Chesterton, IN 46304; or Mooseheart, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart,