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