Emma E. Nellessen,
age 95 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in
She was born on
March 12, 1920, in Michigan City, IN, to Frank and Henderika (Kramer) Groth.
She was married to George E. Nellessen on July 30, 1938.
She is survived by
her grandchildren, Adam Thomas Nellessen (fiance, Maliani Correa) and
She was preceded in
death by her parents, husband, son, Thomas Paul Nellessen, brothers, Paul
and Fred Brown; sisters, Frances Donnersberger and Rose Lange and best
friend of 60 years, Josephine Darling.
gardening, her house was a showplace and she loved entertaining. She always
had a hug for everyone. Emma loved people and was very devoted to her family
and friends. Her Catholic faith was very important to her. She was an active
member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and worked for many years at St.
Patrickís school as a teacherís aide.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN, with Father James
Meade officiating. Interment to follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held Tuesday, June 30, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary
Service to be held at 4:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517
Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
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