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Kathleen J. 'Kathy' Statler visitation Thursday

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Kathleen J. “Kathy” Statler, age 57 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Saturday August 27, 2011 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus.

Kathy was born on June 29, 1954 in Harvey, Ill., to Robert and Marguerite (Molk) DeBell.

She was married to Richard Statler who survives in Chesterton.

She is survived by her mother Marguerite DeBell of Chesterton, son Richard R. Statler of Chesterton, daughter Sandi (Michael) Collins of Chesterton and her two grandchildren, Kathleen Rose Collins and Michael Richard Collins.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Kathy was a loving wife and mother who was adored by her family and close friends. She cherished every moment she spent with her grandchildren. Kathy was giving and caring with a strong-willed demeanor throughout her life.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the family sharing memories beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

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Posted 8/30/2011