Pearl E. Saffran, age 94, of Chesterton, passed away Saturday, November 26,
She was born
July 1, 1917 in Valparaiso, Ind., to John and Betsy Targgart.
She was married
to Allen Saffran, who preceded her in death.
survived by her sons, Kenneth (Elizabeth) Saffran and Mark Saffran, both of
Chesterton; daughter, Joyce (Thomas) Beck of Chesterton; brother, Jack
(Mickey) Targgart of Duluth, Minn.; sister, Henrietta Brooks of North
grandchildren Alan (Tina) Beck, Annette (Christopher) Feerst; Jill (Mark)
Yarosz, Brian Saffran, Julia Saffran and Sarah Saffran and
great-grandchildren, Katherine Feerst, Harrison Feerst, Jacob Beck, Nolan
Beck, Andrew Beck, Ryan Carter, Lauren Yarosz and Luke Yarosz.
She was preceded
in death by her parents.
worked as a Secretary for U.S. Steel and as a Clerk for the Town of
Chesterton Water and Utility Department.
She was a member
of Chesterton United Methodist Church and was formerly active with her
church circle. Pearl was also a member of the Women of the Moose.
will be held at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, on
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Christine Newman-Jacobs
be held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.
at the funeral home.
condolences may be left for the family at