Margaret A. Kaiser,
age 89, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
She was born June
7, 1925 in Michigan City, IN, to Bernard and Mary (Stahowiak) Yagelski.
On July 13, 1946,
Margaret married John R. Kaiser Jr.
survived by her children, Thomas A. Kaiser, of Chesterton, and Carol Lynn
(David) Shepard, of Michigan City, and four legged friend Mollie.
She is preceded in
death by her parents, husband, brothers Robert and Albert Yagelski, sisters
Frances Brown, Mary Ann Yagelski, Clara Rhode, Victoria Nellessen, Lucy
Humphrey, Helen Ganshorn and Catherine Kaiser, and grandson Ronald Shepard.
Margaret was a
devout Catholic, and a lifelong member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, and
also a 50 plus year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 170. She
loved children, gardening, and spending time outdoors and was an avid sports
fan. Margaret was nonjudgmental, she always accepted people for who they
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2015, at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Ave. Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Father
James Meade officiating. Burial to follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 3:00- 8:00 p.m., with Rosary Service at
6:00 p.m., led by Deacon Richard Huber at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home,
517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
in Margaretís honor may be made to the Porter County Animal Shelter, 2056
Heavilin Road, Valparaiso, IN, 46385.
to the family may be left at