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Monday, January 29, 2018 13:31 PM

 

 

JEAN SWANSON

Jean Swanson, 94, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018.  A memorial service for Jean Swanson will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G Street, La Porte. Pastor Dennis Meyer will officiate.  Frank L Keszei Funeral Home, Essling chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, IN, is in charge of arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to Compassion International (12290 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80921), Bethany Lutheran Church Foundation (102 G Street, La Porte, IN 46350), and American Brain Tumor Association (8550 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631).  Please share prayers, condolences and memories with the family at Essling Funeral Home.com.


GREGORY E ROGERS

Gregory E Rogers, 59, Michigan City, IN, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, August 20, 2018, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN, with Pastor Al Serhal officiating.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.  Contributions may be made to Paladin Michigan City, 4315 Michigan Blvd., Michigan City, IN, 46360, Reins of Life, Inc., 9375 West 300 North, Michigan City, IN 46360 or to Impact for Jesus.  To sign a guest book and leave condolences online visit web site www.otthaverstock.com


JACK BECK

Jack Beck, 83, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018.  Visitation for Jack Beck will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Presbyterian Church of La Porte in La Porte.  Funeral services for Jack Beck will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Presbyterian Church of La Porte in La Porte.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Church of La Porte in memory of Jack Beck. 


DOYAL ARLO HOLT

Doyal Arlo Holt, 79, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018.  Visitation for Doyal Arlo Holt will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte.  Funeral services for Doyal Arlo Holt will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, August 20, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte.  Memorial contributions can be made to family c/o David or Danny Holt, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 in memory of Doyal Arlo Holt.


THOMAS J SZAWARA

Thomas J Szawara, 82, of La Porte, IN, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  Visitation for Thomas J Szawara will be from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Frank L Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350.  A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomas J Szawara will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, August 20, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 C Street, La Porte, IN.  Family and friends may gather at 9 a.m. in the funeral home on Monday.  Reverend Ian Williams will officiate.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Catholic charities, Diocese of Gary.  Please share prayers, condolences and emories with the family at Essling Funeral Home.com.


SUSAN HYATTE

Susan Hyatte, 89, passed away May 24, 2018 in Prescott Valley, Arizona.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on August 22, 2018, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 1506 Washington Street in Michigan City.  Following Mass, Susan's remains will be interred at St. Stanislaus Cemetery nex to Hank's in a private ceremony.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Stanislaus Renaissance Campaign, 1506 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN 46360.  To sign a guest book and leave condolences online visit web site www.otthaverstock.com


SYLVERTER "SYL" JAMES YAGELSKI

Sylvester "Syl" James Yagelski, 82 of Michigan City, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018.  A funeral celebrating his life will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Road, La Porte, (219)362-3100.  Visitation and viewing will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery at a later date.  A celebration of life dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at St. Joseph Young Men's Society, Michigan City.  Please send condolences to the family at www.LakeviewFHC.com.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Connie Yagelski Marhanka New Day Foundation c/o Door Village Church, P.O. Box 13, La Porte, IN 46352.


GILBERT W BRADFORD

Gilbert W Bradford, 78, Michigan City, IN, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN with Pastor Dean Leslie officiating.  Burial will follow in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens, Michigan City, IN.  Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington Street, Michigan City, In.  To sign a guest book and leave condolences online visit web site www.otthaverstock.com


MARTIN BERGERSON

Martin Bergerson, 67, Michigan City passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018.  Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, August 20, 2018, at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 1010 Moore Road, Long Beach, IN, with Rev. Robert Ytsen, SJ and Rev Keith McClellan officiating.  Private family burial will take place.  Visitation hours will be Sunday, August 19, 2018, from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN, and from 10a.m. till 11 a.m., Monday in Notre Dame Catholic Church.  In lieu of flowers donations made to Notre Dame Grammar School, 1000 Moore Road, Long Beach, IN 46360 or Tim Russert Department of Communications and Theatre, John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, OH 44118.  To sign a guestbook and leave condolences online visit website www.otthaverstock.com


GWEN THORGREN

Gwen Thorgren, 59, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  Visitation for Gwen Thorgren will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte. Funeral services for Gwen Thorgren will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte.


AUDREY A. ALKIRE

Audrey A. Alkire, 88, La Porte, IN, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN, with Pastor Kevin Galloway officiating.  Private burial will take place in Clinton, IN.  Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN.  Contributions may be made to Disabled American Veteralns, Chapter 23, 2301 Ohio Street, Michigan City, IN 46360.  To sign a guest book and leave condolences online visit web site www.otthaverstock.com


NORMA J. FRIEND

Norma J Friend, 88, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018.  Visitation for Norma J Friend will be held from noon to 1 p.. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., in La Porte.  Funeral service for Norma J Friend will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at the Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc. in La Porte.  Memorial contributions can be made to Settlers Place, 3304 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 in memory of Norma J Friend.  Online condolences may be made to www.haverstockfuneralhome.com


JACK BECK

Jack Beck, 83, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018.  Visitation for Jack Beck will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Presbyterian Church of La Porte, in La Porte.  Funeral services for Jack Beck will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Presbyterian Church of La Porte, in La Porte.  Memorial contributions can be made to The Presbyterian Church of La Porte  in memory of Jack Beck.  Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in charge of arrangements.


LARRY RAY

Larry Ray, 86, passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2018.  Visitation for Larry Ray will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte.  Funeral services for Larry Ray will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 23, 2018, at the Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in La Porte.  Memorial contributions can be made to Rumely Allis Chalmers La Porte Heritage Center in memory of Larry Ray.


MARILYN NOWATZKE

Marilyn Nowatzke, 69, of Hamlet passed away August 15, 2018.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 3 p.m., CDT, at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.  Visitation of family and friends will be Saturday at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Kingsford Heights American Legion Post #434.


JIMMY C THOMAS

Jimmy C. Thomas, 70, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018.  Visitation for Jimmy C Thomas will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at the Faith Baptist Church, 933 Nursery Road in La Porte.  Funeral Service for Jimmy C Thomas will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, at the Faith Baptist Church in La Porte.  Online condolences may be made to www.haverstockfuneralhome.com