Patricia ”Pat” Ann
(Crumpacker) Johnson was born on August 31, 1922, the third of five children
born to Edgar Crumpacker and Gladys (Martin) Crumpacker.
peacefully at her Burns Harbor residence on March 13, 2018, to be reunited
with her husband Emil and son Jeffrey (Pat).
She was also
preceded in death by her parents and siblings Murel Kayes, Bart, June Kirk,
and William Peter.
Patricia and Emil
had three children and are survived by David and his children Stephanie (Thorsten)
Finck (great granddaughter Nele) and Patrick; and Dale (Marcia) and their
children Matthew and Andrew.
Patricia was raised
in Northwest Indiana and settled in Burns Harbor after her marriage to Emil.
After Emil’s death, Pat moved to her residence in Port St. Lucie, Fla.,
where she specialized in helping those in need as a companion and caregiver,
returning to Burns Harbor in 2011 where she lived with her son David.
Pat was a member of
Augsburg Lutheran Church, the Eastern Star, and loved going to the thrift
To her family and
friends, Pat will always be remembered for her upbeat can-do attitude, “Fake
It Til You Make It,” and positive personality.
begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 23, with funeral services following at
10:30 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St. in Chesterton.
Burial will be at
Chesterton Cemetery immediately after the service.
Memories may be