Evia Mae Johnston,
age 102 of Culver, IN, formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed away on October
13, 2017 in Culver, IN.
She was born on
October 28, 1914, in Windsor, IL to Everet and Mabel Linnabary, both of whom
preceded her in death.
Evia is survived by
her daughters, Valerie Hite of Culver, IN and Vivian Hendricks of North
Judson, IN; her grandchildren, Colleen Salzer of Kalamazoo, MI, Christi
(Paul) Bennett of Demotte, IN, and David (Jessica) Hite of Culver, IN; and
by her great-grandchildren, Abby Bennett, Aurora Hite-Stotler, Nathan
Bennett, and David Hite.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Robert C. Johnston on April 26, 1998, and by her
brothers, Arnold Linnabary and Donald Linnabary.
Evia was a
seventy-five year member of the First United Methodist Church in Chesterton.
She was also active in the Rachel Circle and the Porter County Home
She loved to sew,
cook, and craft. She also enjoyed gardening and took great pride in her rose
garden. Spending time with her grandchildren was one of her favorite
will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Chesterton Cemetery
with Pastor Tami Boggs officiating.
Contributions may be made in Evia’s name to the First United Methodist
Church in Chesterton, 434 S. 2nd St, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.
Memories may be