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Marjorie Ellen Winn service set

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Marjorie Ellen Winn of Porter passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at her home. She was 81.

Born April 2, 1929 in Gary, she was the daughter of William G. and Margaret E. (Osberg) Tilden, who preceded her in death. She was married to Aldred Eugene Winn, who preceded her in death in 1983.

She is survived by her sons Michael E. Winn of Chesterton, Donald N. (wife Michele) Winn of Chesterton and Timothy E. Winn of Porter; daughters Susan E. Needler of Chesterton and Mary K. Winn of Porter; adopted daughter Amy Schaeffer; brothers William “Bud” Tilden of Porter, James (Bonnie) Tilden of Chesterton and George Edward (Mickey) Tilden of Winsor, Wis.; sister, Kathyrn (husband Richard) Mills of New Market, N.H.; sister-in-law Arlene Tilden; grandchildren Alisha, Lenny, Carrie, Amber, Nicole and Hailey; great grandchildren Aubrey, Alonzo, Alora, Anaray, Logan, Donavan, Bently and Noah; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her sons William and David and brother Pat Tilden.

Marjorie was a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate of Chesterton High School Class of 1947, and was a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 10 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Private burial will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Memorials may be made to the VNA Horton Hospice Center of Porter County, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383. Online condolences for the family may be left at



Posted 12/8/2010