Chesterton Tribune

Geraldine Laeder service held

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Geraldine Laeder of Chesterton passed away Friday, March 25, 2011 at Porter Hospital, Valparaiso. She was 63.

She was born Oct. 4, 1947 in Dallas, Texas to Homer L. Thompson Sr. and Frances McConnell Thompson, both of whom preceded her in death. On July 1,1967 in Dallas, she married Wayne A. Laeder, who survives in Chesterton.

Geraldine is also survived by her children Travis Laeder of Dallas, Leslie York of Gary, and David Laeder of Portland, Ore.; grandchildren Jeremy Laeder and Chastity York; brother Homer (wife Paula) Thompson Jr of Carrollton, Texas; and many good friends.

Geraldine was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, W.E.L.C.A. and Angel Food Ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Funeral services were held today at noon, Tuesday, March 29, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 West 1100 North, Chesterton with Pastor Jane Aicher officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Mortgage Fund of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Geraldine's name. Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, 926-1309.



Posted 3/29/2011