Shirley L. Skeds
(nee Johnson), age 93 of Porter, IN, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
She was born on
February 1, 1925 in Calumet City, IL to Charles and Ella (Frederici)
Shirley is survived
by her sons, Jon Skeds of West Fork, AR, and Gary Skeds of Valparaiso, IN;
daughter, Michele (Al) Rioli of Porter, IN; grandchildren, Jamie (Chris)
Clegg and Jessica Skeds; great-grandchildren, Christian, Carson and Caitlyn
She was preceded in
death by her parents; her husband, Michael Skeds; brothers, Charles and
Robert Johnson; and granddaughter, Jacqueline Skeds.
business college and received her Associate’s Degree. She worked for many
years as the secretary to the plant manager at Ford Motor Co. in Hammond.
Shirley was a devoted mother and spent many years as a stay at home mom.
Later, she worked for the Indiana State Welfare Department. Shirley enjoyed
sewing and making clothes. She loved spending time with her family and
enjoyed going to the beach, shopping, and going out to eat. Shirley also
enjoyed making big meals for her family.
will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 12:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Larry Starett
officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery in Chesterton, IN.
Visitation will be
held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service
at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com