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Services Saturday for Kathleen McCoole

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Kathleen “Sis” McCoole, age 75 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Hammond, IN.

She was born on August 14, 1939 in Gary, IN, to Horace and Cecilia (Meagher) McCoole.

She is survived by her daughter, Lorna (Walt Pullins) McCoole of LaPorte, IN; brothers, Chuck McCoole of Ogden Dunes, IN and Donald “Spike” McCoole of Chesterton, IN; sisters, Delores (Jim) Isbey of Chesterton, IN, Bonnie (Jim) Tilden of Chesterton, IN, and Karen (Don) Pisowicz of Porter, IN; grandchildren, Emily and Elaine McCoole; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and best friend, JoeAnna Wightman.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Conn “Ching” McCoole.

Sis retired from the South Shore Railroad in 2001 after 32 years. She volunteered at the Westchester Food Pantry and delivered Meals on Wheels.

Funeral services for Kathleen will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Bob Burton officiating.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Memorial donations may be made to Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry, 801 W. Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, or Meals on Wheels C/O Westchester Senior Meals, 225 W. Lincoln Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 5/28/2015




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