Wood, age 71, of Westville, IN, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 in
Michigan City, IN.
She was born on
December 31, 1944, in McKeesport, PA, to Floyd and Stella (Zethner) Krenn.
She is survived by
her children, Kim Specht (Jessie) of Westville, IN, Melvin (Tracy) Wood, Jr.
of Valparaiso, IN and Kelly Wood (Mark) of Westville, IN; brother, Bucky
Krenn of Milton, PA; sisters, Carol Sullivan of Lakeland, FL and Billie Jean
Wallace of Valparaiso, IN; grandchildren, Ashley (John) Snelling, Danny
Poole, C. J. Specht, Adam and Cody Wood, Katie Wood and Nathan Acton; great
grandson, Leo Poole and her dog, Little Mama.
She was preceded in
death by her parents and sister, Mary Nell Easter and her dog, Princess.
Her greatest joys
in life came from spending time with her children and grandchildren. Bootsie
had the ability to make everyone feel like family. She will be greatly
missed by all who knew her.
will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Erik
Grayvold officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the
Memorials may be
made to Franciscan Communities Hospice, 1225 E. Coolspring Ave., Suite 1E,
Michigan City, IN. 46360.
may be left for the family at