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Lynette Cecelia Villars dies at 62

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Lynette Cecelia Villars, of Valparaiso, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2007 at her home. She was 62.

She was born May 8, 1944 in Ventura, Calif. the daughter of William C. Miller and Anna L. (Ingram) Miller, both of whom preceded her in death.

On July 13, 1991 in Chesterton, she married Richard A. Villars, who survives in Valparaiso.

She is also survived by three daughters, Anita Edwards of Portland, Ore., Deanna Crabtree of Orlando, Fla. and Julie Abatie of Valparaiso; five grandchildren, Trisha Abatie, Jessica Edwards, Donald Edwards, Kevin Edwards and Kelly McGraw; four great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, father and mother-in-law, Albert and Margaret Villars of Chesterton, life-long friends Larry and Jean Rogers of Valparaiso and faithful companion, Buffer.

She was also preceded in death by a sister Carla Miller.

Lynette worked for many years at Northside Laundromat and enjoyed fishing and bowling.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 19 from the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St. Chesterton. Cremation will follow at Calvary Crematory, Portage.

The family will receive friends Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m.

Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial fund yet to be determined.


Posted 3/16/207