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Catherine Fischer service changed

The arrangements for Catherine Marie Fischer, 32, of Chesterton have been changed.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chesterton First United Methodist Church, 2nd Street and Porter Avenue, with a service at 1 p.m.

Private family services will be held at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St.   Posted 5/27/2011


Catherine Marie Fisher, age 32 of Chesterton, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at her home.

She was born on October 12, 1978 in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

She is survived by her mother Iris (Ron) Bentz-Horak, in Escondido, California.

She is also survived by her husband Shane Murphy, of Chesterton; daughter Autumn Rose Fisher of Chesterton; stepsons Sage Murphy and Noah Murphy of Chesterton; three brothers: Joseph M. (Serena) Mertl, Ronald A. (Karen) Mertl and David C. Mertl.

Also surviving are her in-laws Gary “Buzz” and Cathy Murphy and Shane’s siblings Kelly and Stephanie Murphy, several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Kieronski.

Cathy was a Preschool Coordinator/Teacher’s Aide at the Montessori School in Chesterton. She attended Ivy Tech Community College. She also attended Clayton College where she studied plants and herbs.

Cathy had a passion for teaching children, loved hiking, biking, spending time with friends and family and loved the town of Chesterton.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation on Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, with Pastor Cathy Allison officiating.

For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at 219-926-1309.


Posted 5/26/2011