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Services Wednesday for Bertha Schuffert, 88

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Bertha Schuffert, age 88 of Valparaiso, formerly of Westville, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.

She is survived by her husband, Richard of 62 years; four children: Carol (Daniel) Nowatzke, Janice (William) Beedle, Richard (Kimberly) Schuffert, Donald (Holly) Schuffert, five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Schuffert, and mother, Mary Klochak.

Bertha was a charter member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. She was a graduate of Tolleston High School and a member of Saxon Lodge.

Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 22, 2017, directly from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 6795 Broadway, Merrillville, with Rev. Steve Myers officiating. There will one half-hour of visitation at church prior to services. At rest at Calumet Park Cemetery.

Memorials preferred to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Please visit to express online condolences and view online obituary.


Posted 6/20/2017





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