Nancy Arlene Ailes, age 59, of Valparaiso, passed away on Sunday, September
She was born September 8, 1952 in Valparaiso to DeForest and Mary Jane
Nancy is survived by her son, James Ailes of Manteno, Ill.; brothers, Thomas
(wife, Mary Carolyn) Ailes of Valparaiso, Timothy (wife, Christine) Ailes of
Boulder, Colo., and Ted (wife, Deborah) Ailes of Chesterton; sisters, Vicki
Gall of Valparaiso and Wendy (husband, Gregory M.) Short of Valparaiso. She
is also survived by many special nieces and nephews. Nancy was preceded in
death by her parents, DeForest and Mary Jane Ailes and brother in law,
She graduated from Chesterton High School Class of 1970 and attended Indiana
University Northwest where she obtained a Masterís Degree in Labor Studies
as well as completing several other degree and certificate programs.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2011, at 1:00 p.m.
at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Interment
will be at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 21 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00
p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at