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Visitation and Services Thursday for Marcia Hiser, age 99

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Marcia Hiser, age 99 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on July 9, 2018.

She was born Marcia Woolard in Blackford County, IN to Effie (Elliott) and Cleo Woolard on March 6, 1919 as the oldest of eight children.

On April 26, 1939, she married Lester Hiser in Muncie, IN, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her four children, Carolyn (Don) McMahon of Crothersville, IN, Lenora (Lyn) Mitchell of Valparaiso, IN, June Sampias of Valparaiso, IN, and Stephen Hiser of Valparaiso, IN; grandchildren, Lisa Moffitt, Paul McMahon, David (Patty) McMahon, Kimberly (Tony) Ranegar, Stephanie Mitchell, Corina (Wayne) Marvel, and Melinda Matthews; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Howard Woolard of Hartford City, IN; and sister, Thelma Revis of Upland, IN.

For the past five years, Marcia was a resident at Rittenhouse Senior Living in Valparaiso where she formed meaningful friendships with a devoted staff who became like added family to her. The family would like to thank the generous staff at Rittenhouse as well as the compassionate care of VNA Hospice.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Erik Grayvold officiating.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 7/10/2018




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