Darling, age 105, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, January 19,
2015. She was born on August 5, 1909 in Valparaiso, IN, to Edward Zugbaum
and Lucy (Knoblock) Zugbaum.
She is survived by
her son, Darrel Lee Hoover Sr., of Chesterton; daughters, Bonnie Lobsiger of
Chesterton and Lorna Darling of Crown Point; grandchildren; Bryan Lobsiger,
Erin (Steve) Stanek, Darrel (Gayle) Hoover Jr., Kathy Rains, and Rhonda
(Robert) Wilkie, many great-grandchildren and several great-great
grandchildren; a nephew and many nieces; daughter-in- law, Juanita Dickerson
and special friend and neighbor of over 70 years, Emma Nellessen.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Bert Darling, Jr.; son-in-law, Robert “Gus”
Lobsiger, and siblings.
Special thanks to
Rick Swisshelm for the last six years of dedicated care.
spending time with her family and enjoyed attending many musical concerts.
She was a great seamstress, often cutting her own patterns from newspapers.
will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem
Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100 N, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Burial will follow
at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, and on Friday from 10:00
a.m. until the time of the service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
to the family may be left at