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Marjorie Mohr service set for Thursday, April 5

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Marjorie Dale Mohr, age 69 of Hobart, Ind., passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012 in Merrillville, Ind.

She was born December 29, 1942 in Tallahassee, Fla., to Dale and Jean (Kaub) Tharp, both of whom preceded her in death.

Marjorie is survived by her son, Joel (Lorilyn) Mohr of Liberty, Mo.; brothers, Thomas (Debbie) Tharp of South Bend, Ind., Paul (Jackie) Tharp of Chesterton, and Bruce Tharp of Rolling Prairie, Ind.; sisters, Barbara Flagg of Hobart, Ind., Bea Foster and Susan Tharpe of LaPorte, Ind.; step-sister, Pat Reed; two grandchildren, John Robert Mohr and Anthony Matthew Mohr; special nieces, Louise (Bob) Black and Joanna Flagg and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Tharp.

Marjorie retired from U.S. Steel as a millwright. She was an animal lover and especially loved Dachshunds. She supported underprivileged children in other countries and was a charter member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge and the Portage American Legion Post #260.

Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Frederick Hoover officiating.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind. Burial will follow at Furnessville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Hobart Humane Society.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 4/2/2012