Mary D. Herring, age 94 of Valparaiso, Ind., formerly of Chesterton, Ind.,
passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014.
She was born April 14, 1919 in Whiting, Ind., to Charles and Matilda (Holtz)
She is survived by her sons, Harold (Marilyn) McCorkel of North Judson,
Ind., and Norman (Linda) McCorkel of Coldwater, Mich.; daughter, Nancy
Mills, Michigan City, Ind., and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Harold McCorkel and
Phillip Herring, son, Lloyd McCorkel and several siblings.
Mary was kind, caring and loved taking care of her family. She enjoyed
traveling, gardening and playing cards.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2014,
at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.
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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