Thelma L. Temple,
age 84 of Portage, IN, formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on
Sunday, July 29, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on
February 16, 1934, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Fred and Corrie (Zahler)
Thelma is survived
by her loving husband of over 63 years, Charles Temple; sons, Brian (Rose)
of Indianapolis, IN, Scott of Largo, FL and Ron (Joan) Temple of Morristown,
IN; daughters, Kathy (Mike) Demkowicz of Valparaiso, IN and Sharon (John)
Sherrick of Chesterton, IN; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren
and one due in January of 2019; sister in law, Betty Temple of Cedar Lake,
IN; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, one brother, and six sisters.
at Save The Dunes. She was a member of the Duneland YMCA and was involved
with the Senior Citizen Exercise Group. Thelma liked arts and crafts
especially acrylic painting. She also loved reading and spending time with
A funeral service
will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304 with Pastor Bob Neuman
officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
A visitation will
be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the
may be made to the Chesterton Lions Club, P.O. Box 752, Chesterton, IN
46304, Lansing Assembly of God, 2990 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL, 60438, or the
Building Fit Friends at Duneland YMCA, 215 Roosevelt Street, Chesterton, IN
may be made to www.ee-fh.com