Olga M. Ayres, age
91 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
She was born on
June 10, 1924 in River Hebert, Nova Scotia to William and Mary MacKenzie.
She is survived by
her sons, Ralph Ayres of Chesterton, IN, Charles Ayres of Portage, IN;
daughter, Donna Brown of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Robert Ayres and
Alec Ayres; nieces and nephews, Jim Camp, Bill, Donald, Melanie, Gorley,
Robert, Doug and Peter MacKenzie and Mary Ellen Spellman and Emily Iberger;
and sisters in law, Diane and Olga MacKenzie.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; brothers, Donald, William and Robert MacKenzie;
sister, Dora Camp; nephews, Bob Camp, Thomas Chetwood and Christopher
Olga was a graduate
of East Chicago Washington High School class of 1942. She met her former
husband at the Maduraís Danceland in Whiting, IN, while he was serving in
the U.S. Army Air Force in WWII. In 1947 she moved to New York City and
returned to this area settling in Chesterton in 1956. Olga worked for Dave
Carter Insurance, Dr. James Hurst DDS, and then at the Porter County
Recorderís Office where she retired as Deputy Recorder. She was a devoted
mother and grandmother.
will be held at a later date. Cremation services will be provided by
Heritage Crematory in Portage, IN. Arrangements made by Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Memorials may be
made to Michiana Humane Society, 722 Highway 212, P.O. Box 8651, Michigan
City, IN, 46361.
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