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Services Tuesday for Mae (Devine) Tallent

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Mae (Devine) Tallent, age 91, of Crete, IL, formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 in Dyer, IN.

She was born on October 13, 1927, in Vonore, TN, to Jacob and Arlie (Summey) Devine.

Mae is survived by her sons, Bill (Julie) Tallent of Washburn, TN, and David (Karen) Tallent of Chesterton, IN; daughters, Jean (Emil) Aloia of Crete, IL, Glenda Kramer of Crete, IL and Diane (Mel) Harris of Jamestown, TN; 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, 18 great great-grandchildren and two great great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Creed Earl Tallent; sons, Michael Tallent and Kenneth Tallent; daughter, Brenda Sissel; three brothers and four sisters.

Mae enjoyed watching old movies, she loved flowers and collecting rocks from all over. She was a great cook and was talented in quilting and sewing. Mae was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, she leaves quite a legacy and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, with Funeral Service beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Interment will take place directly at the Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave., Chesterton, IN on Wednesday, October 16, at 10:00 a.m.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 10/14/2019




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