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