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Louise Jannelle service Saturday

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Louise Emmaline Jannelle, age 98 of Porter, Ind., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

She was born in Cammack, Ind., on January 7, 1916, to Wilbert and Caroline (Ferguson) Hussong, who preceded her in death. She was adopted by Jess and Nell Pugh of Miller, Ind., who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Dennis Jannelle; daughter, Marianne Hellman of Porter; six grandchildren, Jason Hellman, Michele (Kenneth) Jones, Andrea (Jim) Weekley, Adam Hellman, Dawn (Rob) Sturgeon and Dwayne (Brenda) Stout; eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Donna Jannelle; son-in-law, Dale Hellman; granddaughter, Laurie Cox; brothers, Frank, Readus, Otis, Paul, Elmer and Robert Hussong; sister, Evelyn Walker and adopted brother, Gerald Peters.

Louise attended Miller and Emerson Schools of Gary, Ind. She married Pierre Paul (Buddy) Jannelle on October 11, 1937 in Gary, who passed away on June 1, 1962. She was employed by the Ben Franklin store in Chesterton for many years before retiring in 1987. Louise was an active member of the Chesterton Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

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Posted 3/27/2014