Chesterton Tribune

LaVaughn Sheppard service set

Back to Front Page





LaVaughn Sheppard of Westville, formerly of Valparaiso, passed away at home on Jan. 31, 2010. She was 92.

She is survived by children Patricia Mekola (husband Robert) of Westville, William Gavin (wife Malinda) of Valparaiso and Michael Sheppard (Sharon) of Chesterton; brothers Charles Heater (Thelma) of W. Va. and Jack Stage of Florida; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Sheppard, sisters Helen Maclowski, Betty Neagu and Bertha Richmond, and granddaughter Christine Gavin.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th St., Hobart, with the Rev. Gerald Schweitzer officiating. Entombment will be at Graceland Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, Hobart.


Posted 2/2/2010