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Services Thursday for Eloise A. Baadsgaard

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Eloise A. Baadsgaard, age 81 of Chesterton, passed away peacefully on Monday June 6, 2016.

She was born on April 2, 1935, in Valparaiso to Bert and Martha Matkey Olson, both of whom preceded her in death.

On August 1, 1953, she married John Baadsgaard, who preceded her in death on October 11, 1983.

Eloise is survived by her children: Timothy (Nancy) Baadsgaard of Chesterton, Bethann (David) Adkins of Chesterton, and daughter-in-law, Jo Ellen Baadsgaard of Chesterton; her grandchildren: Stephanie (James) Newman, Alicia, Adam and Zachary Baadsgaard, Christine Baadsgaard and Rebecca (Corey) Donovan, and Bradley and John Adkins; and by her great-grandchildren: Makayla, William, Natalie, and Clara, and many nieces and nephews.

Eloise is preceded in death by her son, Rick, her brother, Glenn Olson, and sister, Marilyn Wigren.

Eloise was a loving caregiver by nature to many people. She enjoyed delivering Meals on Wheels. When her children were in high school she enjoyed being a Trojan Guard mom! She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 11 a.m., from White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton with Pastor Tim Wanless officiating. Burial will follow at the Chesterton Cemetery.

The visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, from 4 until 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to the donorís choice. Memories and condolences may be given at:


Posted 6/7/2016





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