O’Connor, age 76, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016.
She was born in
Waukegan, IL, on November 25, 1939 to Frank and Helen (Kozma) Albert.
She is survived by
her loving husband, Tony O’Connor of Chesterton; daughters, Rose (Curtis)
Clemans of Valparaiso, IN, Karen Gregor of Valparaiso, IN, and Tricia
(Justin) Williams of South Wales UK; brother, Louis (Lillian) Albert Sr., of
Park City, IL; grandchildren, Rosie Leon, Joseph Gregor, Jacob Pearson, Mali
and Lowrie Williams and Donald Clemans; great-grandchildren, Adrian and
Katie Garcia-Choisser; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; first husband, Joseph Gregor and two grandsons, B.J.
Choisser and Ian Andrew.
Kate retired from
Joyce Sportwear in Gary, IN, where she worked as an International Shipping
Coordinator. She enjoyed playing Bingo especially at the American Legion.
She loved flowers and plants and enjoyed gardening. Kate was an excellent
cook and loved to cook for her family.
will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. with Father James
Meade officiating at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton,
Visitation will be
held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.
Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, IN. Online condolences
to the family may be made at