Edna Winquist, age
100 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on August 14, 2019.
She was born on
April 16, 1919, in Chicago, IN, to John and Katherine (Guna) Norkiewicz.
Edna is survived by
her son, Robert (Shirly) Winquist; daughter, Dianne (William) Wirth;
grandchildren, Patti, Terri, Christopher, Jennifer, Amy, Lori, Katherine and
Pamela; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Eugene R. Winquist Sr.; son, Eugene Winquist
Jr.; brothers, Walter, Joseph and Edward Norkiewicz; sisters, Angeline
Plebanski, Stella Grevan, Alfreda Gutjar, Stephanie Norkiewicz, Lottie
Osinski and Eleanor Rosiak.
cooking and taking care of her yard but most of all she loved her
grandchildren. She worked at the Koke & Koffee Shop in the Ben Franklin.
Edna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed.
The family would
like to thank the staff of Avalon Springs and Heart to Heart hospice.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304, with
Father Nate Edquist officiating. Burial to take place at Chesterton
Visitation will be
held on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds
& Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
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