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Mary Jane Goodloe service set

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Mary Jane Goodloe of Michigan City, formerly of Porter, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 at the Arbors of Michigan City. She was 81.

She was born Feb. 17, 1929 in Porter to James and Christine (Brockway-Hogan) Coslet. On Oct. 21, 1948 in Porter, she married James W. Goodloe, who survives of Michigan City.

She is also survived by daughters Linda Hansen (husband Donald) of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Christine Kay (Walter) of Elstesnwick, Australia, Mary Ann Lantz of Valparaiso, and Beth Day of Michigan City; sons James A. Goodloe, Brian Goodloe (wife Bonnie) and John Goodloe (Jenny), all of Michigan City; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; sister Patricia Noone of West Covina, Calif.; brother Tom Coslet (Carole) of Chesterton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by granddaughter Honey Goodloe, great-grandson, Patrick Willett, brother Jimmie Coslet, son in law Mike Day, and her parents.

Mrs. Goodloe lived in Michigan City since 1965, coming from Porter. She was the Salad Lady at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Night Cook at Red Oaks Nursing Home, and Prep Cook at 5th Street Deli. She was a member of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church and former member of Temple Missionary Baptist Church, where she was active in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. Mrs. Goodloe was also active in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. She also had the first all handicap Boy Scout Troop at Mullen School. She had a kind heart for anybody. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister, and she was loved by many.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.



Posted 10/13/2010