Lucille Marie (Koselke)
Rizer, age 77 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020.
She was born on May
16, 1942, in LaPorte County, IN, to Aloysius and Dorothy (Flitter) Koselke.
Lucille is survived
by two sons, Larry (Tammy) Rizer, Joe (Katie) Rizer; three daughters, Cindy
Brown, Dawn Rizer, Vicki (Tom) Geeze; grandchildren, Sean, Stephanie,
Patrick, Mike, Matt, D.J., Heather, Mark, Rebecca, Luke, Jake; 11
great-grandchildren; brothers, Bud (Laurie) Koselke, Fred (Eve) Koselke,
Dave (Pam) Koselke, Tom (Ginni) Koselke, Tony (Dawn) Koselke; sister,
Theresa Casbon; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; and son, Rodney Rizer; granddaughter, Jennifer Cooper;
brother, James Koselke; and sister, Dorothy Morphis.
Lucille was devoted
to her family. She graduated from Ivy Tech and worked as a Nurse for over 30
years. She retired from service at Lifecare Center in Valparaiso in 2019.
Lucille was a longtime member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Chesterton,
and taught religious education. She was also active in the Duneland Family
YMCA Y childcare after-school program and loved to crochet.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304, with
Fr. Nate Edquist officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
Rosary service will
be held Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
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