Marie G. Cleaveland,
age 95 of Chesterton, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at her home.
She was born on
October 15, 1919, in Clearfield, PA to George and Enna Ludwig-Peasley, both
of whom preceded her in death.
Marie is survived
by her children: Beverly Cecil of Dallas, TX, Burton Cleaveland of
Indianapolis, IN, Carol (Dale) Henderson of Bradenton, FL and Amy Shlemon of
Chesterton, IN, as well as her grandchildren: Thomas, Jessica, Carri, Cristi,
Lisa, Dale, Jillian, Stephanie, Philip and great-grandchildren: Joel, Noah,
Brayden, Alex, Mathias, Ophelia, Madeline, Kinsey, Matthew, Janae, Cohen,
Philip, Audrey and Christian.
Also surviving are
her sisters: Maxine Cleaveland, Donna (Jim) Egan and Georgiana Taylor.
Marie is preceded
in death by her husband of 72 years, Burton L. Cleaveland Sr., her sister,
Louise Hornung and her brother, Howard Peasley.
Marie taught her
family wisdom and was a nurturing wife and mother. She was a member of
Liberty Bible Church and In Touch Ministries. She loved nature, her children
and watching the sunset at the beach. Marie enjoyed indoor and outdoor
gardening and growing bonsai. She loved to read, as well as playing the
piano, sewing and praising. Her children shall rise up and call her blessed.
will be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Liberty Bible
Church, 824 N Calumet Ave, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Darrell Crots
officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until
time of service at the church. A private burial will be held at Chesterton
In lieu of flowers,
please send contributions to the Liberty Bible Missionary Outreach, 824 N
Calumet Ave, Chesterton, IN.
under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton. To send an
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