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Laura Lee Jipping services Wednesday

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Laura Lee Jipping, age 54 of Porter, IN, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

She was born on October 8, 1960 in Gary, IN, to Victor and Geraldine (Lach) Mikenas.

She was married for 33 years to John Jipping, who survives of Porter, IN. She is also survived by her mother, Geraldine Mikenas; son, Garrett Jipping of Porter, IN; daughter, Lindsay (Jim) Trout of Chesterton, IN; brothers, Darryl Mikenas of Munster, IN, and Jeffrey (Lesli) Mikenas of Valparaiso, IN; grandson, Luke Trout and several nieces and nephews.

Laura was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She always made everyone feel special. She was a server at Hooligan’s in Chesterton for many years.

Memorial services for Laura will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Father Kevin McCarthy officiating.

Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 1/19/2015




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