Betty E. Kelchak,
age 85 of Porter, IN passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
She was born on
November 19, 1931 in Gary, IN to Steven and Helen (Nastanovich) Homiak.
She was married to
George Kelchak, who survives of Porter.
She is also
survived by her sons, Dan (Renee), Rick (Rich Belmontez) and Jim Kelchak;
daughters, Kathy (Don) Demeter and Karen Kelchak; seven grandchildren and
She was preceded in
death by her parents, brother, David Homiak and sister, Christine Whitaker.
from Tolleston High School in 1949. She worked for Western Electric in
Chicago for three years then Chesterton State Bank for 19 years. She was
treasurer of the FCSU Branch 581 and an active member of St. Ann of the
Dunes Catholic Church. She loved her pets, playing cards, sewing and was an
avid reader. She enjoyed traveling, camping and family reunions. She was
devoted to her husband and family.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Ann of the
Dunes Catholic Church, 433 East Golfwood Road, Beverly Shores, IN, 46301
with Rev. John B. Barasinski officiating, with visitation from 9:00 a.m.
until Mass at 10. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Edmonds
& Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, with a time of
personal sharing starting at 7:00 p.m.
may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN, 46383, or
Hobart Humane Society, 2054 S. 130th Avenue, Hobart, IN, 46342.
to the family may be made at