Chesterton Tribune

Marion A. Aldrin dies at 86

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Marion A. Aldrin, of Chesterton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007 at VNA Horton Hospice Center, Valparaiso. She was 86.

She was born July 5, 1920 in East Chicago, Ind., the daughter of Carl and Hazel (Soderstrom) Dolk, both of whom preceded her in death.

On Sept. 6, 1941 he married Kenneth Aldrin, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Raymond (Janet) Aldrin, of Goodyear, Ariz. and Thomas Aldrin, of Griffith; two sisters, Jeanette Dolk of Chesterton and Phyllis (Ross) Blythe of Chesterton; sisters-in-law, Suzanne Dolk of Crown Point, Sadie Aldrin of Hobart and Kathryn Aldrin of Valrico, Fla. and several nieces and nephews.

Marion was a member of St. Johnís United Church, Chesterton, where she was a member of the Womenís Guild and a former member of the Church Choir.

Funeral services, Pastor Katie Lindberg officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. Cremation will be at Calvary Crematory, Portage.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

The family prefers memorials be given to Edna Martin Christian Center, 1970 Carolina Ave., P.O. Box 18382, Indianapolis, IN 46218-0388.


Posted 2/8/2007