Greta J. Ceck, age 82 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Saturday, June 30,
2012 in Valparaiso, Ind., at the VNA Hospice Center.
She was born on October 27, 1929 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, to Lawrence and
Margaret Lyter Snoddy, both of whom preceded her in death.
On April 28, 1951 in Steelton, Penn., Greta married Edward Ceck, who
survives in Chesterton.
She is also survived by her daughters Jean (Michael) Gaulke of Chesterton
and Mary (Donald) Gulbransen of Valparaiso, grandchildren Jill (Chris)
Huneryager, Sara (Jim) Hancock, Andrew Gaulke and Teresa Gaulke, all of
Chesterton; Chris Gulbransen of Valparaiso and Aaron Gulbransen of Griffith,
Ind.; great-grandchildren Deaven, Jordan Paige, Mara, Zachary, Scarlette,
Lily and Leif.
She was also preceded in death by her sister Margaret Mahler.
Greta was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the women’s group WELCA and
Lutheran Companions. Her hobbies were cooking, crocheting and reading, which
was her passion. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her
Funeral services will be Friday, July 6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Bethlehem
Lutheran Church, 2050 West 1100 North, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Jane
Aicher officiating. Burial will follow at the Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 5, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, and from 10:00 a.m.
until time of service at the church on Friday.
Memorials may be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 West 1100 North,
Chesterton, Ind., 46304, and Alzheimer’s Research, 50 East 91st St., Suite
100, Indianapolis, IN, 46240 in Greta’s name.