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Services Thursday for Jay Lee Beschinski

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Jay Lee Beschinski, age 65 of Chesterton, passed away on July 9, 2018.

She was born on March 20, 1953 in Hammond, IN to Joseph Klumpe, who survives in Chesterton and Dorothy Mell Klumpe who preceded her in death.

On November 23, 1971, she married Jeffrey Beschinski, who preceded her in death.

Jay is survived by her children: Jason Beschinski of LaCrosse, Jessica (Regan) Ryan of Chesterton, Jamie (Erik) Kruper of Valparaiso, and Josie Beschinski of Hammond; her grandchildren: Madelyn, Taylor, and Morgan Ryan and Devon, Erik Jr., Ava and Gage Kruper; and by her siblings: Mike (Barb) Klumpe of Valparaiso, and John (Amber) Klumpe of Valparaiso.

She is also preceded in death by her son, Jacob Beschinski in 2014 and by her brother, Steve Klumpe.

Jay loved her garden and she enjoyed entertaining her family and friends in her backyard. She loved her friends and family fiercely and rejoiced in her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 7 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

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Posted 7/11/2018




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