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Services Saturday for Charlotte J. Kolasa

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Charlotte J. Kolasa, age 52 of Michigan City, passed away on December 16, 2014.

She was born on September 12, 1962 in Gary, IN to Ralph Coker and Geraldine Ranalli.

Charlotte is survived by her husband, Bart Kolasa of Michigan City, her daughter, Amanda Young of California, her son, Aaron Young of Arizona, her mother, Geraldine (Joseph) Ranalli of Liberty Township, as well as her sisters Debbie (Ron) Wahl of Porter and Rocky (Gene) Guernsey of Valparaiso, step-sister Sandra Ranalli of Portage, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father, Ralph Coker.

Charlotte enjoyed sewing, amusement parks and bowling. She was an amateur drag racer and all-around handy girl.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 6 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating.

The family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the family. To send an online condolence, please visit



Posted 12/18/2014