Chesterton Tribune



Laura Ann Valpatic passes away at age 61

Back To Front Page


Laura Ann Valpatic, age 61 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on May 28, 1957, in Gary, IN, to Archie and Eileen (Quigley) Camery.

Laura is survived by her parents, Archie and Eileen Camery of Hobart, IN; children, Jeffrey (fiancˇ, Nicole McKinney) Chandler of Portage, IN, Corey (fiancˇ, Lauren Pacetti) Valpatic of Romeoville, IL, Mike (Malissa) Valpatic of Portage, IN, and Shana Valpatic of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Belle and Lizzy Chandler, Devin and Emily Valpatic; brothers, Dave Camery of Portage, IN, and Tom (Teri) Camery of Auburndale, FL; cousin and best friend, Sue Steele of Chesterton, IN; dogs, Sasha and Kasey; and grandpuppy, Kilo.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 32 years, Larry Valpatic.

Laura was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton, IN, and volunteered at the church’s Table of Plenty. She was the lunch lady at Chesterton High School for over 18 years and enjoyed gardening.

Private memorial services for Laura will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, 6100 Melton Road, Gary, IN, 46403.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 7/11/2018




Search This Site:

Custom Search