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Services Saturday for Gwenneth Lousheff, 85

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Gwenneth Lousheff (nee Palmer), age 85, of Merrillville, IN passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Gwen is survived by her daughter, Sharon (David) Eng of Valparaiso; three grandchildren: David G. (Melanie) Eng of Ft. Wayne, Breanna and Adam Eng of Valparaiso; four great-grandchildren: Bryson, Brecken, Braylen and Bristyl; special niece: Debbie (John) Reiser and nephew: Robert Farley; and many other nieces and nephews.

Gwen was preceded in death by her husband, George; son, Greg Lousheff; parents: James and Louisa Palmer; brother, Jack Palmer; brother-in-law, Chris Lousheff; and sister-in-law, Dolores Farley.

Gwen was born on April 28, 1930, in Gary, IN, to James and Louisa Palmer.

She married George on August 15, 1953. They enjoyed 55 years of marriage and memories before George passed away in 2009.

Her family remembers her as a nurturing mother and grandmother, who instilled in them many of life’s lessons and a strong faith in Jesus Christ. Gwen was a talented artist and taught ceramics out of her home studio for many years. She and George were avid campers and enjoyed playing cards with friends and family.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, July 10, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN, 46410, and on Saturday, July 11, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. directly at the church.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., directly at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 5375 Harrison St., Merrillville, IN, with Pastor Carolyn Heider officiating. Interment to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville.

For information call (219) 769-3322 or visit to sign Gwen’s online guestbook and view directions.


Posted 7/9/2015





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