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Services Saturday for Elfaye MacDonald, age 85

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Elfaye Azalia MacDonald, age 85 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Chesterton, IN.

She was born on May 22, 1929 in Menno, SD, to Eugene and Leone (Gross) Ritterhaus.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Adam Taylor MacDonald, Sr., and son Adam Taylor MacDonald Jr.

She is survived by her children, Leslie (William) Castle, John MacDonald and Gene MacDonald all of NJ, and daughter-in-law Jill Bocian, of Chesterton.

She is survived by her granddaughters Taylor and Tory Castle, Tiffany, Stephanie, and Kari MacDonald, Jamie Leverenz, Ashley and Brittany Bocian, and her special little angel Logan Leverenz.

Elfaye was a member of the Red Bank United Methodist Church of NJ, and of the Womens Elk Auxiliary.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at Chesterton United Methodist Church, 434 S 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 with Pastor Dee Miller officiating.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. at the church, until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 3/11/2015




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