Juanita H. Justus, age 88 of Michigan City, Ind., formerly of Jackson
Township, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Sterling House in
She was born on July 16, 1923 in Anderson, Ind., to Clarence and Mary Bear-Harless,
both of whom preceded her in death.
On March 21, 1948 in Gary, Ind., she married Rosco Justus, who preceded her
in death on April 2, 2010.
She is survived by her children Douglas (Cheryl) Justus of Valparaiso, Ind.,
Duane Justus of Westville, Ind., Diane (Dennis) Kilkenny and Deanne
McClendon of Michigan City, Ind.; along with grandchildren Joshua Justus,
Rhiannan (Brian) Holmes, Jeffery Justus, Christina (Ryan) Evans, Jonathan
(Holly) Kilkenny, David (Edith) Kilkenny and Michael Kilkenny; and
great-grandchildren Grace Kilkenny, Abigail Kilkenny and Riley Holmes.
She was also preceded in death by her brother and sister.
Juanita was co-owner of Auto Body and Paint in Chesterton for over 40 years.
She was also a loving wife to Rosco and doting grandmother. She dedicated
her life to her children and grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 25, 2013, at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, Ind., prior to the service,
from 4 until 7 p.m. The funeral will take place that evening, at 7 p.m.,
with Pastor Larry Owen officiating. Cremation will follow the service.
Reach White-Love Funeral Home at 219-926-1309.