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Margaret L. 'Marge' Troke passes away at age 78

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Margaret L. "Marge" (nee Scott) Troke, age 78 of Chesterton, IN, passed away at her home on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

She was born on March 11, 1942, in Markham, TN.

Marge is survived by her loving husband of 23 wonderful years, Jerome Troke Sr.; two daughters, Suzanne (Jeffry) Zimmerman, Wendy Troke; three sons, Jerome (Sue) Troke Jr., Steven Troke, Joseph (Mary) Troke; three brothers, Bill (Anna) Scott, Thomas (Thelma) Scott, Jerry (Loretta) Scott; sister, Hazel Castleman; former sister-in-law, Judy Breneman; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Scott; her loving parents, Joseph and Monita Williams; son, John Leath; daughter, Christine Reno; two sisters, Katie Gardner, Sally Mooney; and grandson, Jonathon Leath.

Marge worked for many years as a Clerk at the Chesterton Post Office. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her flowers. Marge enjoyed traveling and in her retirement years she and Jerry saw many interesting parts of the country.

Graveside services for Marge will be held on Wednesday, June, 24, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304 with Pastor Dave Bauer officiating.

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Posted 6/23/2020




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