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Carlee Thilman services Saturday

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Carlee A. Thilman, age 68 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Friday, March 22, 2013.

Carlee was born January 1, 1945 in Valparaiso, Ind., to Carl and Lula (Scheetz) Radiger, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her loving husband Ed Thilman of Chesterton; sons, Douglas (Joann) Thilman of Wake Forest, North Carolina, and Brian (Kerri) Thilman of Osceola, Ind.; daughter, Christine (Douglas) Barnack of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Del (Robert) Hurst of Princeton, Ind.; grandchildren, Douglas, Kyle, Danielle and Rachel Barnack, all of Indianapolis; Graceann and Samuel Thilman of Wake Forest, North Carolina; Emma, Claire, and Luke Thilman all of Osceola, Ind.; and special nephew, Scott Hurst of Princeton, Ind.

Carlee retired from the Duneland Schools where she worked in food service. She loved gardening, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, March 30, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., 46304.

Memorial visitation will be held Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 12:00 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 3.29.1213