Frances “Marie” (Tapp)
Handzlik, age 76 of Porter, IN, passed away on August 17, 2020 of a stroke.
She was born in Margerum, AL, on October 7, 1943, to Denver and Alma
(Rogers) Tapp. Frances was better known by Marie.
She is survived by
her loving husband of 57 years, Thomas; and by her two sons, Thomas “Matt”
and Glenn Sr.; grandchildren, Grace, Glenn Jr., Jean, Gladys and Troy;
sister, Sandra (Tapp) Lilley of Cherokee, AL.
She was preceded in
death by both parents and her brother, Fred.
crafts, garage sales, playing Bingo, traveling, dinners with friends and
games with the family. She loved to play jokes on friends, decorating for
Christmas, feeding birds and animals in her backyard. At Halloween, she
loved to scare people. She loved her cat, “Manny". She was a Den Mother for
Cub Scouts, a past member of the Junior Woman’s Club, a past Senior Regent
of the Women of The Moose. She has a passion for rescuing animals. She
couldn’t stand to see them mistreated. She will be missed by all her friends
and family and all her godchildren. She’s in God’s loving arms now.
A funeral service
will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Mike Akert
Visitation will be
held on Thursday, August, 20, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service
at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers,
please make any donations to ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC, 20090 or
may be made to the family at ee-fh.com