Florence Poppo, of
Chesterton, IN, who could most often be seen riding her three wheel bicycle
around town, passed away at the age of 100 on Friday, February 5, 2016, at
home in the presence of her family.
She was born on
December 23, 1915, in Chicago, IL, to Roman and Hattie (Schweda) Nowak.
survived by her sons, Jack Poppo of San Antonio, TX, Robert Poppo of Saulk
Village, IL and David Poppo of Chicago, IL; daughters, Geraldine Carpenter
of Columbia City, IN, Eileen Siordia of Chesterton, IN and Alice Rodriquez
of Chicago, IL; 21 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and several
great great-grandchildren; and son in law, Wayne Neyhart.
She is preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Anthony Poppo; daughter, Jeanette Neyhart;
grandson, Richard Siordia; sisters, Genevieve Kubow, Eleanor Hennessey,
Gertrude and Virginia Nowak; daughters in law, Lupe and Ruth Poppo.
Florence was a
member of the St. Ann of the Dunes Catholic Church. She was a member in the
Mothers Club of the WWII Veterans. Florence was also a former member of the
St. Francis DeSales in Chicago, IL.
will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. until the time
of memorial service at 3:30 p.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517
Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Father John Barasinski officiating.
Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN. Private burial
will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to the Duneland Resale Shop, 801 Broadway,
Chesterton, IN, 46304.
may be left for the family at