Porter resident Joan D. Henning passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. She
Born on July 15, 1927 in Michigan City, she was the daughter of Leslie
Armstrong and Ida (Bross) Armstrong, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by daughter Trudi Gallagher (husband James) of Porter and
granddaughter Dolores Joan “DJ” Gallagher of Porter.
Joan was a member of St. Paul‚s Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aide and was
a past President of the Chesterton Woman’s Club. She enjoyed sewing,
reading, teaching and playing piano and loved travelling on family
vacations. She was also the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church for many
The funeral service will be Monday, August 16 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul
Lutheran Church, 106 E. County Road 1100N, Chesterton, with Pastor Erich
Fickel officiating. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the
time of service at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at
Chesterton Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. For more information,
call White-Love Funeral Home at 926-1309.