Chesterton Tribune

Services set for Lottie Thompson

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Lottie F. Thompson, 92, of Burns Harbor, died Sunday, June 24, 2012.

She was born on June 10, 1920, in Chicago, the daughter of John and Mary Michalski, who preceded her in death.

On Jan. 29, 1949, she married Robert Thompson on his return from service with the U.S. Navy. On March 14, 2001, he also preceded her in death

She is survived by her brother, Leo Michalski of Marinette, Wis.; daughters Linda Autrey and Dolores Payne; and a son, Dean Thompson. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

When Lottie was still a baby, her family moved to a farm in Marinette, Wis. She had many warm memories of her childhood on the farm. During World War II, Lottie moved to Chesterton and worked at the Kingsbury Ordinance Plant.

A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road in Chesterton, where she was a member for over 65 years.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to mass from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will immediately following the services at McCool Cemetery in Portage.

Arrangements are by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway in Chesterton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 6/26/2012