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Sara Akers dies at age 36

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Sara Akers, age 36, of LaPorte, IN, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014.

She was born on February 28, 1978, in Valparaiso, IN.

She is survived by her parents, Ralph (Gloria) Akers of LaPorte, IN and Mary (Slick) Garbe of Chesterton, IN; brother, David Akers and sister, Robin Tharp.

Sara was a bricklayer with Local 4 for many years.

Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Fredrick Hoover officiating.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

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Posted 9/2/2014