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Garrett Ryan Shanta dies at age 19, service Saturday

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Garrett Ryan Shanta, age 19 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

He was born April 29, 1993, to Steve and Kim (Rosandich) Shanta, who survive of Chesterton, Ind.

Garrett is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Steve and Marlene Rosandich of Beecher, Ill.; brother, Stephen L. Shanta of Wyoming, Mich.; sister, Michelle Hill of Wyoming, Mich.; special friend, Nicole Smith; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends.

Garrett was a 2011 graduate of Chesterton High School.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, Ind., with Father James Meade officiating.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 12, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Cremation burial will take place at a later date in St. Patrick Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Frontline Foundations Inc., 802 Wabash Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Posted 4/11/2013