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Services Friday for Betty Jean Voegtle

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Betty Jean (Gaston) Voegtle, age 92 of Porter, IN, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She was born on February 17, 1923, in Valparaiso, IN, to Edgar and Olga (Thompson) Harris.

She is survived by her son, Kim (Bonnie) Gaston of Chesterton, IN; brother, Donald (Maureen) Harris of Valparaiso, IN; sisters-in-law, Estelle Harris and Pat Harris and grandchildren, Kelly (John) Williamson, Jeff Gaston and Jennifer (Tony) Pecina; stepchildren, Susan (Roger) Walsworth, Clare (Jerry) Biesboer, Tim (Barb) Voegtle, Gary (Gwen) Voegtle and Larry (Joyce) Voegtle; caregiver, Verla McConnell and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Leroy Gaston and Al Voegtle; son, Robert Gaston; brothers, David, Leo and Harold Harris and sister, Shirley Spencer-Moser.

Betty was a member of the Road to Life Church, she enjoyed being around people, especially her grandchildren.

Funeral services for Betty will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor David Gargano officiating.

Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences to the family may be left at



Posted 5/28/2015





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