Grace Lucile Zehner
Straight Poffinger Hardesty, age 96 of Valparaiso, passed away on February
21, 2018, in Valparaiso.
She was born on
June 28, 1921, in Chicago, IL, to Chandler and Harriet Zehner, both of whom
preceded her in death.
She is survived by
her children: Mary Little of Viola, WI, Thomas Straight of Wheatfield, IN;
her grandchildren: Mary Ann Post, James Little of Onalaska, WI, Kimberly
Straight of Phoenixville, PA, her step-daughters, Barb Sherman of Miller
Beach, IN, and Ann and Larry Kast of Concord, MI, along with many
great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is also
preceded in death by her brother, John Zehner on September 19, 1999, and by
her sister, Charloit Kowalewski.
Grace was a
meticulous housekeeper. She loved working in her garden, but her greatest
love was her family.
will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 10 a.m., at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN. Burial will follow at
The family will
receive friends on Monday, February 26, 2018, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home.
Memories may be