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Services Thursday for Loretta E. Smith, age 95

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Loretta E. Smith, age 95 of Chesterton, passed away on August 14, 2016, at Aperion Care in Valparaiso.

She was born on January 8, 1921, in Valparaiso, IN, to Arthur E. and Florence Reglein, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Laura (Scott) Horton of Chesterton, grandson Ken Smith of Saint Charles, MO; great-granddaughters Misty Hall, Haley Horton, Cheyanne Horton, and Michelle Horton; son-in-law, Ray Friday of Burns Harbor; and nephews, Kent Reglein of South Bend and Ron (Lynn) Reglein of Chesterton.

She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Marilyn Friday, her husband, Gordon Smith, her son, Larry Smith, and her brother, Fred Singer.

Loretta was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Chesterton. She worked as a Head Telephone Operator for U.S. Steel for many years. She enjoyed crocheting large blankets and delivering Meals on Wheels.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 11 a.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the family.

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Posted 8/16/2016




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