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Services Friday for Therese Mangine, age 84

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Therese R. Mangine, age 84, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on August 31, 1930, in Chesterton, IN, to Peter and Teresa (Kovas) Valpatic.

She was married to Joseph Mangine.

She is survived by her sons, Dwight Noble of Chesterton, IN, and Mike (Jean) Noble of Koontz Lake, IN; daughter, Sue Steele of Chesterton, IN.; grandchildren, Matt, Dwight (Melissa) and Liz Noble and great-grandchildren, Dwight, Sarah, Annamaria, Emmalee and Joseph Noble. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe, brothers, Steven, Frank, Tony, Louie, Martin and Andrew Valpatic; sister, Mary and daughter-in law, Mary Noble.

Therese worked for many years at Anco. She was a lifelong member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, a friend to all and all around nature lover.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 3/11/2015




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