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  • Daniel M. Kramer Obituary Photo
    Daniel M. Kramer, 39 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    May 21, 1980 - November 13, 2019

    Daniel M. Kramer, age 39, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He is survived by his sister, Lisa (Bryan) Castner; brother, Nicholas Kramer; 3 nephews, Tyler, Drayk; and Kodi; uncles, Ken (Shawn...


  • Lois "Lotus" Swinford Obituary Photo
    Lois "Lotus" Swinford, 63 Goodland, Indiana

    November 25, 1955 - October 31, 2019

    Lois June Swinford ( AKA "Lotus" ) age 63 of Goodland, IN passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. Lois is survived by her sons, Michael Maholy and Roston Belt; grandchildren, Megan and Brent Maholy and Joshua and Troy...


  • Douglas J.  Schmeltz Obituary Photo
    Douglas J. Schmeltz, 65 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    August 17, 1954 - October 31, 2019

    Douglas J. Schmeltz, age 65, of Cedar Lake, passed away October 31, 2019, the only son of John and Irene (Stayback) Schmeltz. He is survived by his wife, Evangeline "Angie" (Mixis) Schmeltz; children, Melissa (Adam)...


  • Jacqueline L. Guhl Obituary Photo
    Jacqueline L. Guhl, 74 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    September 7, 1945 - October 25, 2019

    Jacqueline L. Guhl, age 74, of Cedar Lake, passed away October 25, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, James; children Cheryl (Seth) Holloway and Charles (Jennifer) Guhl; grandchildren Tyler,...


  • Rosie Lynn Usdowski Obituary Photo
    Rosie Lynn Usdowski Lowell, Indiana

    June 11, 2019 - October 16, 2019

    Rosie Lynn Usdowski was born June 11, 2019. She was called home by God on October 16, 2019. Full of innocence and grace, Rosie's love for the world and others is matched only by the love of her family for her. ...


  • Brian Paul Wilkes Obituary Photo
    Brian Paul Wilkes, 56 Gainsville, Florida

    December 17, 1962 - October 12, 2019

    Brian Paul Wilkes passed away October 12, 2019. Brian was married to Deadra Wilkes for 25 years who survives him as well as twin daughters Victoria and Alexis Wilkes. Also surviving him are his brothers Charles (Lois)...


  • Mary A. Mackey Obituary Photo
    Mary A. Mackey, 85 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    November 12, 1933 - October 12, 2019

    Mary Ann (Kaack) Mackey, 85, of Cedar Lake, Indiana went to be with the Lord on Saturday October 12th, 2019 at Franciscan Hospital. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday October 15th, 2019, from 3pm to 8 pm at BURDAN...


  • Nancy L. Vassar Obituary Photo
    Nancy L. Vassar, 67 Franklin, Indiana

    October 16, 1951 - September 26, 2019

    Nancy Louise (Swan) Vassar, age 67, of Franklin, IN passed away Thursday, September 26th at St. Ann's Hospital in Columbus, OH after suffering from cardiac arrest. Survivors include her daughters, Tammie (Matthew)...


  • Betty J. Hill Obituary Photo
    Betty J. Hill, 83 Schererville, Indiana

    June 11, 1936 - September 26, 2019

    Betty J. Hill, age 83, of Schererville, passed away September 26, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Dennis Hill; her children, Robert Hill, John Hill, Thomas Hill, Janice (Paul) Lewalski, and...


  • Faye Smith Obituary Photo
    Faye Smith, 75 Lowell, Indiana

    July 21, 1944 - September 24, 2019

    Faye Smith, age 75, of Lowell passed away September 24, 2019. She is survived by her brother, Virgil (Lynda) Smith and many nieces and nephews. Faye was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Velma Smith. ...


  • Alice J. Perrin Obituary Photo
    Alice J. Perrin, 79 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    June 3, 1940 - September 22, 2019

    Alice J. Perrin, age 79, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019. She is survived by her children, Tom (Jennie) Perrin, Mike (Annette) Perrin, Ray (Jackie) Volk, and Jim Perrin; grandchildren, April (Ryan)...


  • Emilie K. Sumara Obituary Photo
    Emilie K. Sumara, 94 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    March 14, 1925 - September 21, 2019

    Emilie K. Sumara (nee Saric), 94, of Cedar Lake, IN, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, September 21, 2019. She is survived by her sister Natalie Saric Pace; children: Katherine (Jim) Curry, Marie Sumara, Dr....


  • Linda L. Brown Obituary Photo
    Linda L. Brown, 71 Crete, Illinois

    April 10, 1948 - September 15, 2019

    Linda L. Brown, age 71, of Crete passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Richard; children, Kimberly Kristen Brown and Keith Richard (Patricia) Brown; grandchildren,...


  • Bernice R. Becker Obituary Photo
    Bernice R. Becker, 95 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    November 2, 1923 - September 4, 2019

    Bernice R. Becker, age 95, of Cedar Lake passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019. She is survived by the Kenning family, the Wilkening family, and the Huseman family. Preceded in death by her husbands, Kenneth...


  • Mary  Ann Kraus Obituary Photo
    Mary Ann Kraus, 72 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    November 1, 1946 - September 1, 2019

    Mary Ann Kraus, nee Wojtowich, 72, of Cedar Lake, Indiana, went to the Lord on September 1, 2019 in Crown Point, Indiana. Mary Ann, was born in Hammond, Indiana to Michael and Ann Marie Wojtowich on November 1, 1946. ...


  • Rita Johann Berg Obituary Photo
    Rita Johann Berg, 91 Crown Point, Indiana

    December 8, 1927 - August 29, 2019

    Rita Johann Berg, age 91, of Crown Point, passed away August 29, 2019. She is survived by her husband, John; children, Stephen Berg, Christine Przybysz, and Timothy Berg; grandchildren, Raymond (Megan) and Zachary;...


  • James K. Benson, Jr. Obituary Photo
    James K. Benson, Jr., 46 Lowell, Indiana

    July 22, 1973 - August 16, 2019

    James K. Benson, Jr. age 46 of Lowell passed away Friday, August 16, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife, Misty; children, Zack, Cody, Faith, and Will; mother, Rose Benson; siblings, Ryan (Cora) Benson and Missy...


  • John A. Gurgel, Sr. Obituary Photo
    John A. Gurgel, Sr., 85 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    July 4, 1934 - July 26, 2019

    John A. Gurgel, Sr, long time resident of Cedar Lake, born July 4, 1934, departed July 26, 2019. He is survived by two sons, John a Gurgel, Jr. and Dale A. Gurgel; three grandchildren, Veronica Baggerly, Devon (Richard...


  • Ethelreda F. Barr Obituary Photo
    Ethelreda F. Barr, 91 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    May 18, 1928 - July 26, 2019

    Ethelreda F. Barr, age 91, of Cedar Lake, passed away July 26, 2019. She is survived by her children, Edward (Karen) Barr, Fred (Jill) Barr, Jill (Jack) Wilson, and Ethelreda (Scott) Maximoff; grandchildren, Sherri ...


  • Ruth E. McCarthy Obituary Photo
    Ruth E. McCarthy, 91 Crete, Illinois

    June 15, 1928 - July 17, 2019

    Ruth E. McCarthy, age 91, of Crete passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband, of 49 years, Martin; children, Frank Sharpe, Patricia Sharpe, and John Sharpe; grandchildren, Frank Sharpe,...


  • Carl B.  Zygmunt Obituary Photo
    Carl B. Zygmunt, 71 Crown Point, Indiana

    December 30, 1947 - July 13, 2019

    Carl B. Zygmunt, age 71, of Crown Point, passed away on July 13, 2019. He was born in Gary and spent his childhood days there. Carl graduated from Andrean High School and Indiana University. In 1970, he started his...


  • Mona M. Pilant Obituary Photo
    Mona M. Pilant, 85 Crown Point, Indiana

    December 31, 1933 - July 7, 2019

    Mona M. Pilant, age 85, of Crown Point passed away July 7, 2019. She is survived by her sons, Philip (Holly) Hough and Marvin Hough; grandchildren, Michelle Wicks, Amber (Dustin) Bator, Corey (Shannon) Hough and Megan...


  • Vincenzina "Vincy" Gentleman Obituary Photo
    Vincenzina "Vincy" Gentleman, 56 Demotte, Indiana

    August 11, 1962 - June 24, 2019

    Vincenzina (Vincy) Gentleman (Pifferitti) age 56 passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 24, 2019. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Eddie Toomire, John Pifferitti, and David Pifferitti. Her father, John...


  • Theron Sack Obituary Photo
    Theron Sack, 100 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    March 3, 1919 - June 7, 2019

    Theron Sack, age 100, of Cedar Lake, Indiana, passed away on June 7, 2019. Theron is survived by his four daughters; Abigail (Brian) Olson, Marianne Sack, Nancy Mosqueda, and Laura (Jon) Cornet; six grandchildren; and...


  • Monica A. Kujawa Obituary Photo
    Monica A. Kujawa, 75 Cedar Lake, Indiana

    August 9, 1943 - June 6, 2019

    Monica A. Kujawa, age 75, of Cedar Lake passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019. She is survived by her 3 daughters, Loretta Kujawa, Rose Minter, and Colleen Kujawa; 2 grandsons, Matthew and Jesse Minter; and brother, Dennis...