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Services Thursday for Laura J. Brandt

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Laura J. Brandt “Aunt Lollie” of Chesterton, IN, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016.

She was born in Chesterton, IN, on April 6, 1948, to Norman and Lillian (Pliske) Brandt.

She is survived by her significant other of 35 years, Kenneth Crago of Chesterton, IN; son, Matthew (Shelley) Campbell of Union Mills, IN and step-son, Tony Crago of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Barbara Williams of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Cheyenne Campbell and Stephen Seppyes; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and sister, Norma Koziatek.

Laura graduated from Chesterton High School, Class of 1966. She spent many years in banking and accounting. She worked for Cargill Inc. for 18 years processing work for the Chicago Board of Trade and later went on to work directly for the Chicago Board of Trade. She worked for years at Porter Bank and retired in 2013. Laura loved antiques; she was a great joke teller and could always make others laugh. Laura was a loving mother and grandmother.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Posted 1/19/2016




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