Chesterton Tribune

Patricia Templeton dies at 60

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Chesterton resident Patricia J. Templeton, 60, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at the VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

She was born March 14, 1949, in Gary, the daughter of the late Harold A. Pendleton and of Barbara A. Pendleton, who survives in Chesterton.

She is also survived by five siblings, Doretta (Ronald) Sturgeon of LaPorte, Dennis (Jean) Pendleton of Trail Creek, Susan (Robert) Kist of Coloma, MIch., David (Laura) Pendleton of Valparaiso, and Scott (Michelle) Pendleton of Chesterton; 12 nieces and nephews whom she doted on and spoiled; seven great nieces and nephews; and numerous beloved friends.

Patricia was a graduate of Isaac C. Elston Sr. High School in Michigan City and worked as a beautician and hair stylist in Michigan City and Chesterton, for seven years a cashier a Smedmanís grocery in Chesterton, and for 20 years an executive secretary for Dill Olds. In later years she worked for Commercial Audio, under the ownership of Dennis and Martha Bucksbarg, her special and loving friends.

As per Patriciaís wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to VNA Horton Hospice Center, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN 46383.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home at 525 S. Second St. in Chesterton. For more information call 926-1309.



Posted 6/30/2009