Chesterton Tribune



Services Saturday for Nancy Mae Costello, age 84

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Nancy Mae Costello, age 84 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016, in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on May 30, 1931, in Elliottsville, IN. She was married to Peter Costello.

She is survived by her son, Michael Shank of Chesterton, IN; daughters, Brenda (Patrick) Kleihege of Chesterton, IN, Nancy (Michael) Martin of Silverlake, IN, and Jodi DeGarmo of Porter, IN; grandchildren, Jerry Fessenden, Dustin (Carrie) Donovan, Erik (Rebecca) Donovan, Megan DeGarmo, Nicholas Kleihege, Emma (Austin) Glass, Margie Watson, Berry Watson, Mary Martin, Andy Martin, Stephen Costello Jr., and Amanda Costello; great-grandchildren, Isaac Donovan, Jaxon DeGarmo, Riley Dodd, Charlotte Costello, Lillian Costello, Vivalynn Costello, Sarah Donovan and Ethan Donovan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Stephen Costello; daughters, Jeannie Donovan and Beverly Watson; sister, Norma Jean Gobel, brother, Carl Gobel; grandchildren, Randy Fessenden and Joey Donovan.

Her greatest joy in life was reading, spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was a member of the American Legion, Post 170, Chesterton, IN.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Posted 1/20/2016





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