Anne Louise Hattery
(nee: Gaydos), age 99 of Chesterton, IN, passed away February 6, 2016.
Anne was born in
Gary, Indiana on October 30, 1916.
She was preceded in
death by her devoted husband, Virgil B. Hattery; parents Anna and Paul
Gaydos; sisters, Julia Ce Bulky, Helen Klich, and Gay Murphy; and brother
Anne graduated from
Lew Wallace High School in Gary in 1936 and worked for a time as a secretary
in Chicago before marrying Virgil. Anne’s early passion was making a happy,
loving home for her beloved husband, Virgil. She enjoyed all aspects of
homemaking, excelling at cooking, baking, canning and freezing.
As years passed,
she added oil painting to her daily schedule and became very proficient at
that, too. In her later years Scrabble and reading consumed her waking
moments before her lengthy evening prayers.
Anne is survived by
loving nieces and nephews; Gerald Klich of Valparaiso, IN, Joanne Lascoe of
Romeo, MI, Paul (Sue) Gaydos of Ewa Beach, HI, Carole (Ralph) Gonzalez of
Chesterton, IN, Lee (Florence) Johnson of Monticello, IN, Shannon Murphy of
Greely, CO and their families.
spirit, words of encouragement and old-fashioned politeness will be
remembered and missed by all who knew her.
There will be a
visitation on Friday, February 12, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. with Father James Meade officiating at St.
Patrick’s Church, 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304.
There will be a
private burial. Online condolences to the family may be made at