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Doris Falls services Tuesday

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Doris Falls, age 96 of Chesterton, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in Valparaiso, Ind.

She was born July 26, 1917 in Chesterton, to Everett and Waddie (Collins) Wise, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons; Lester Borg and Donald Borg both of Chesterton, daughters; Shirley Borg of Kokomo, Ind., Arnette Borg of LaPorte, Ind., ten grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and thirteen great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Borg; second husband Nelson Falls; brothers Arnie, Earl and Oliver Wise and daughter in law Leanna Borg.

Doris was a “grandma” to many children from China, the Philippines, Pakistan, India and Africa; who came to the U.S. to study. Doris always enjoyed teaching children, and taught Sunday school at the Assembly of God Church in Portage, where she was a longtime member.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, with Pastor Bean officiating. Burial to follow in Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family, to be distributed to the many groups and organizations that Doris faithfully supported.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 3/10/2014