Domsic, age 103, of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on February 23,
2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on
January 17, 1917, in Kansas City, KS, to John E. Watts and Veda Watts, both
of whom preceded her in death.
On July 30, 1945,
in Chicago, IL, she married the love of her life, Joseph T. Domsic, who
preceded her in death on June 17, 1986.
She is survived by
her loving children: Eileen (John) Stachler, Elizabeth (Donald) Baier of
Mount Vernon, IN, Michael (Teresa) Domsic of Portage, IN, and Joseph (Diana)
Domsic, Jr. of Walkerton, IN; and by her adoring grandchildren: Joseph
Stachler of South Bend, IN, Suzanne (Joshua) Stachler Howk of Richland, MI,
Michael Domsic, Jr., of Portage, IN, Thomas Domsic of Walkerton, IN, and
Matthew (Amber) Domsic of Valparaiso, IN.
She was also
preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Watts, and her brother, John R.
employed at the Gary Public Library, later the Westchester Public Library,
for over 20 years. She was a volunteer for the Indiana Dunes National
Lakeshore (now known as the National Park) for more than 20 years. She was
also a member of the Building Fit Friends exercise class at the Duneland
Family YMCA and was a member of the Duneland Historical Society. After
retirement, she began painting and created many beautiful pieces of art. She
was also awarded the RSVP Volunteer of the Year award in 1991.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN, with Fr. Nathaniel
Burial will follow
at Ridgelawn Mount Mercy Cemetery, Gary, IN.
The family will
receive friends on Friday, February 28, 2020 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
Memories may be