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Services Thursday for Charlotte Marie Phillips, 91

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Charlotte Marie Phillips, age 91 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on February 2, 2015 in Michigan City, IN.

She was born on July 6, 1923 in Chesterton, IN, to Martin J. and Mary (Piasecka) Skibbie.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Jodie (Adam) Friday of Gary, IN, Jamie (Todd Schweizer) Phillips of Michigan City, IN and Julie (Mitchell) Louthan of Chesterton, IN; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Taylor Friday, Kaylah Phillips, Kody Wilkerson and Kaydence and Kaitlynn Louthan; nieces, Mary Jane (Ken) Hoesman, Lynne Skibbie and Carol (Harry) Vallengeon and many more extended family and special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, James C. Phillips and brothers, Edgar and Richard Skibbie.

Charlotte was a lifelong resident of Chesterton and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She previously worked in the cafeteria in Chesterton High School and was a nanny for many years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. with Father James Meade officiating at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304. Burial to follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12:00 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Charlotte’s family.

Online condolences to the family may be left at


Posted 2/4/2015




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