Veden, age 89 of Portage, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the VNA
Hospice Center, in Valparaiso.
She was born on
August 18, 1925, in Golconda, IL, to Perry F. Baker and Dixie Glass-Baker,
both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by
her children: Connie Krantz of Porter, Perry (Carol) Veden of Valparaiso,
Donna Veden of Chesterton and Earl Veden of Portage. Also surviving are her
grandchildren: Starla, Tina, Todd (Jen) and Tim, along with her four
great-grandchildren: Zachary, Kayla, Reagan, Perri, Reilly, Ryan and Cyrus.
She is also
preceded in death by her husband, Earl Buddy Veden, in 1978 and by her
siblings: Mitch, Ray, Stanley, Mert, Ed and Bobby.
Louise worked as a
Nurse’s Aide for many years. She was a Sunday Bible School Teacher at
Augsburg Lutheran Church.
Louise was a member
of several clubs and organizations including: a lifetime member of the VFW,
a Cub Scout leader in the 1960s, a member of the J Ettes and was also a
member of the Royal Neighbors of America.
She also worked at
the Dunes State Park and was a cook at Northside Diner, Bill’s Little Hut,
and also cooked for the Royal Neighbors of America gatherings.
were held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., at Augsburg Cemetery in
Porter, with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating.
may be given to Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 N. Mineral Springs
Road, Porter, IN, 46304, and VNA Hospice Center, 2404 Valley Dr.,
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