Colene Jo Wingo-Layman,
age 69 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Friday, January 31, 2014.
She was born on May
31, 1945, in McAlester, Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Joseph E. and
Mary J. (Blaine) Wingo.
Colene is survived
by her husband of 17 years, Alan Layman; children, Timothy (Lisa) Abbott of
Euharlee, Ga., and Tammy (Kirk) Ward of Chesterton, Ind.; seven loving
step-children; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters,
June (Dave) Rodrick, Sr. of Kouts, Ind., and Elaine (Larry) Greer of Hobart,
Ind.; and eight nieces and nephews.
She was also
preceded in death by her sister, Mary Claudine Spagna and step-son, Jeff
Colene had worked
as a nurse, retiring from the Westville Correctional Center. She loved to
read and watch football, Go Packers! Colene’s favorite moments, were the
time spent with her family, especially playing with her grandkids.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral
Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Ind.
Visitation will be
Tuesday at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Cremation will take place at Angelcrest Crematory, Valparaiso.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials are requested to the Independent Cat Society, P.O. Box 735
Westville, 46391, or catsociety.org.