Elaine M. Gloyeske,
age 80 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2020.
She was born on
April 24, 1940, in Michigan City, IN, to Jacob and Gertrude (Cashbaugh)
Zink, both of whom preceded her in death.
On May 5, 1962, in
Michigan City, IN, she married the love of her life, Owen Gloyeske, who
preceded her in death on May 24, 2010.
She is survived by
her loving children: Andrew Gloyeske of Chicago, IL, Paul Gloyeske of
Indianapolis, IN, Patricia (Patrick) Jackson of Huntington, IN, and Lynn
(David Rodgers) Gloyeske of Noblesville, IN; her adoring grandchildren:
Zackery Jackson, Lauren Jackson, and Madilynn Gloyeske; and by her sister,
Alice Jesko of South Bend, IN. She is also survived by her many special
friends and neighbors, and the two families she impacted immensely by being
their nanny for several years, the Gorman family and Norris family. She will
forever be fondly remembered as “Lady Lane.”
She was also
preceded in death by her brother, John “Jack” Zink.
Elaine was born and
raised on a farm and enjoyed that life for 62 years. She was a devoted
member of Saint Patrick Catholic Church and was also a member of Saint
Margaret’s Nursing Alumni Association. She was very active in the Trojan
Guard, loved to travel, and was an avid quilter.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Monday, September 21, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Saint
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN, with Fr. Jon
Plavcan officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Sunday, September 20, 2020, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. Per Governor
Holcomb’s order, face coverings are required at all services.
in honor of Elaine may be given to: Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry, P.O.
Box 902, Chesterton, IN 46304, or to Meals on Wheels, 501 Marquette St.,
Valparaiso, IN 46383.
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