Michaels, age 98 of Chesterton, passed away on December 7, 2017, at
She was born on
October 23, 1919, in Chesterton, IN, to Fred and Edith Michaels, both of
whom preceded her in death.
Lillian is survived
by her nephew, Gordon Michaels, of Chesterton, and her niece, Dolores "Dee"
Hile, of Chesterton.
She is also
preceded in death by her siblings: Irene Redner, Gus Michaels, and Dorothy
Dillingham; and her nieces and nephews, Ron and Janice (Marrs) Dillingham,
Pauly Redner, and Arlene Hudgins.
Lillian was a
member of Saint Paul Lutheran Church. She received her nursing degree from
St. Mary’s Nursing School, Gary, IN. She went to become an Anesthesiologist
from Cleveland, Ohio. She worked at South Shore Hospital in Chicago until
her retirement in 1971. Lillian was always ready to give advice and medical
advice. She was very close to her mother and father and cared for them
deeply. Lillian loved to travel and go fishing in Minnesota. She also loved
to take photos of her family when they would travel.
There will be a
private graveside service at Chesterton Cemetery with Reverend Mark Grobner
may be given to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
under the care of White -- Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, Indiana.