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Dorothy Cota dies at 84

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Chesterton resident Dorothy P. Cota, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010.

She was born July 4, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of Steve and Pearl (Zavistowski) Wunder, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Leslie (Kathy) Jardine of Dublin, Calif., Karen (Bob) Mitchell of Valparaiso, and Jerry Jardine of Michigan City; grandchildren, Renee, Amanda, and Jason; and great-grandchildren, James, Noah, Olivia, Marcos, and Mario.

She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Jardine; and a sister, Evelyn.

Dorothy was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Valparaiso.

Private family services are being held. No visitation has been scheduled.

The Newhard Funeral Home in Westville is handing arrangements.


Posted 2/8/2010