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Lisa Akers passes away at age 56

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Lisa Akers, age 56 of Valparaiso, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at the VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

She was born on June 26, 1960, in Valparaiso, IN, to John and Ethel York, both of whom preceded her in death.

On July 4, 1998, she married Johnny Akers who survives in Valparaiso.

She is also survived by her children: Tiffany (Jimmy) Petersen of Portage, IN, John York of Chesterton, and Brittany Akers of Valparaiso; her seven grandchildren: Jacob Nelson, Bruce Fieffer II, Summer Petersen, Austin Petersen, Ashton York, Wesley Miller, and Bryce Miller; and her brother, Wes (Beth) York of Chesterton.

She is also preceded in death by her sister, Jennie Dutcher.

Lisa was a 1978 graduate of Chesterton High School.

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.

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Posted 9/8/2016





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