Chesterton Tribune

Mary I. Sheets dies at 82

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Chesterton resident Mary I. Sheets passed away at her residence on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. She was 82.

Born on Sept. 20, 1927, she was the daughter of Hubert and Susan (Wolfe) Huffman. On June 8, 1950, she married James “Shorty” Sheets, and they were married for 59 years.

Mary is survived by her husband, James, of Chesterton; sister Marie Taylor of Belleville, Fla.; extended family that were like sons to her, John Lane (wife Mary) of Porter, Lee Lane (Debbie) of LaPorte County, and David Cooper of Olive Branch, Miss.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Paul and Fred Huffman, and sister Phyllis Rowe.

There will be no services. Cremation will be in Heritage Crematory, Portage. Arrangements are under the direction of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton.


Posted 1/4/2010