Lynn Ellen Nelson,
age 62 of Chesterton, Indiana. passed away June 1, 2017.
She was born March
15, 1955, in Gary, Indiana, to Mary Ellen (Mann) and David Detraz.
She is survived by
husband, George Nelson; sons, Matthew (Jodi) Johnson of Porter, Indiana and
James (Stacey) Nelson of Lafayette, Indiana; daughters, Amy (Scot) McCord of
Valparaiso, Indiana and Megan (Josh) Edwards of Chicago, Illinois; brothers,
David Detraz, Jr., of Kouts, Indiana, Mark Detraz of Chesterton and Jeffrey
(Nicole) Detraz of Valparaiso; grandchildren, Summer, Christian, Roland,
Mosiah, Analise, Geneveive, Rebecca, Michael, Virginia and Declan McCord,
Blakely Johnson, Jake Edwards and Sarah and Jay Nelson; step-mother, Sandra
Detraz; close special friend, Vicki Vandenburgh and several nieces, nephews,
extended family and friends.
She was preceded in
death by her father, David Detraz; mother, Mary Ellen LePell and brother,
Lynn was a C.N.A.
and a Q.M.A. for over 30 years. She was a lifelong area resident and a
member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Michigan City.
She was an avid animal lover and enjoyed spending time with her family and
will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of
service at the funeral home. Cremation services will be provided by Heritage
Crematory, Portage, IN.
requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honor may be
made to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500,
Chicago, IL, 60604-1242, or to the Lupus Foundation of America, Indiana
Chapter at ww.lupus.org/indiana.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com