Diane Royko, age 66 of Chesterton, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011 in
She was born June 2, 1945 in Gary, Ind., to Paul and Marge (Bolin) Truth,
both of whom preceded her in death.
She was married to Andrew Royko, who survives in Chesterton.
Diane is also survived by her children, June (Brian) Wuerthele and Joan
Patillo, both of Chesterton and Catherine (Dave) Mark of Westville; brother
Paul Truth Jr. of Westville; special sister-in-law, Louise Stowe of
Chesterton; grandchildren, Andrew Jensen, Kyla Patillo, Jenny Mark, Jessica
Mark and Cassandra Wuerthele; great-grandchildren, Sydney and A.J. and many
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Carol Ward and Linda (Vernon)
Diane formerly worked in the kitchen for Duneland Schools and as a secretary
for Coldwell Banker. She was an avid golfer and a member of Robbinhurst Golf
Club. She enjoyed playing horseshoes and won many trophies.
Diane was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and
friend. She adored her family and spending time with her grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Father
Lawrence Heeg officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 4:00 to 8:00
p.m. at the funeral home.
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