age 83 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015.
She was born on
March 15, 1932, in Lowell, IN, to William and Vera (Hayden) Taylor.
Dorothy was a
loving wife to Donald A. Wozniak, they married in Chicago, IL, on October
17, 1953, and he preceded her in death in May of 2005.
Dorothy was a
member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. While her children were young, she
taught CCD classes at the church and ran a private daycare service from her
home. She later worked and retired from the hotel industry. During her
working years she was general manager for Howard Johnson in Michigan City.
After retirement Dorothy spent winters in Lakeland, FL, with her husband.
She is survived by
her sons, Michael (Sharon) Wozniak, Jeffery Wozniak and Kenneth (Patricia)
Wozniak, all of Chesterton, IN; daughters, Susan (Jim) Nickerson of
Valparaiso, IN, Barbara Wozniak of Chicago, IL, and Karyn (Roger) Kobos of
Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Robert Brown, Christina (Ryne) Wheatley, Ryan
Brown, Anthony Wozniak, Teressa Wozniak, Timothy Wozniak and Kirsten Wozniak
and great-grandchildren, Peyton Brown, Landon Brown, Mikayla Wozniak,
Jackson Wozniak and Zachary Wheatley; brother-in-law, Robert (Cecelia)
Wozniak; sisters-in-law, Rosemary Grose and Joanne (Donald) Lowery.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, William and Vera Taylor; sister, Beverly Bates and
step brother, Frederick Rapp.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Friday, October 30, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with
Father James Meade officiating. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Catholic
Visitation will be
held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with a
Prayer Service at 5:30 p.m.
may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN, 46383, or St.
Patrick Catholic Church. Online condolences to the family may be made at