John Joseph O’Brien Jr., age 83, of Michigan City, Indiana, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at 8:53 a.m. in Life Care Center of Michigan City of age related causes.

Meredith Anne Morris, 52, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 4, 2021. She was born on Oct. 20, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, to Leigh E. and Marcia R. (Meredith) Morris.

Bruce N. Burgwald, 75, of Michigan City joined his parents in heaven at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Life Care Center of Michigan City.

Ronald Max Chambers, 84, of Kingsford Heights, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Northwest Health, La Porte.

Clara Beatrice Sparkman was born on July 20, 1946, to the union of the late Leazer and Melinda Garner in Tillatoba, Mississippi.

Dorothy J. Schroeder, 93, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021.

Jeanette Neagu (née D’Arcy) passed away at 81 years of age on Feb, 8, 2021, at Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City, Indiana.

Kimberly Coleman, 66, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 8:33 a.m., Thursday, Febr. 25, 2021.

Patricia E. Massey, 78, of Rolling Prairie (Saugany Lake) passed away on Monday March 1, 2021, at Horton Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Indiana.

Eric R. Seely, 82, of Westville, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Northwest Health – Valparaiso.

John Walter Belkiewitz, 69, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away March 1, 2021, with his family at his side.

Norman L. Losiniecki, 79, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at 7:15 p.m. at his home in Michigan City, Indiana.

James Stephen Gazdick, Sr., son of Stephen and Mary (Tokar) Gazdick, was born on June 21, 1938, in East Chicago, Indiana, and passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Patricia Massey, 78, of Rolling Prairie passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021. Arrangements are pending.

Mary A. Hicks, 67, of Michigan City, Indiana, departed this life on Feb. 28, 2021, at Franciscan Health.

Katherine A. Lawson, 73, of Westville, Indiana, formerly of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away after a brief illness Feb. 23, 2021.

Donnie G. Womack, 79, of La Porte passed away peacefully at 7:05 p.m. (CST) Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Walkerton, Indiana.

Matthew J. Tanski, 45, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at 2:08 p.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Rose M. Stewart, 75, The Pines, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at 6:25 p.m. in La Porte, Indiana.

William Lane Jr., 73, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at his home in La Porte, Indiana.

Susan Ann Weliver, 78, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on Oct. 24, 1942, in La Porte to the late Joseph Czanderna and Rose Boone.

Joseph “Joe” Hodum, 75, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away peacefully at 12:58 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in his home, surrounded by his family.

Kim Chadwick Baxter, 68, of La Porte, Indiana, lost his battle with brain cancer on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, peacefully at his home.

Gloria J. Penfold passed away peacefully at her home on Feb. 9, 2021, after a brief illness.

Brigitta K. Vagenius, 89, of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at 11:10 a.m. in Residences at Coffee Creek, Chesterton, Indiana.

Beverly A. Dynowski, 84, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 10:07 a.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Terry Teasley, 64, of Michigan City passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Michigan City.

Thomas Allan Soplanda, 76, of Wanatah, Indiana, passed away of COVID-19 complications, including a hemorrhagic stroke, on Jan. 15, 2021, in Inverness, Florida.

Derrick Richard Haman, 35, of Anderson, and formerly of La Porte, passed away suddenly Feb. 22, 2021.

Julieta Chavez-Reyes, 63, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully with her loving family around her on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at her home in La Porte.

Thomas John Volk, 72, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Life Care Center of Michigan City.

Lt. Eugene Lee Lasco was killed in the line of duty at the Indiana State Prison on Feb 21, 2021, in Michigan City at the age of 57.

Lorraine D. Klosinski, 93, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at 8:50 p.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Edward Vincent Miltenberger, 93, of Michigan City, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2021, in his home surrounded by the love and care of his family.

Mary Rose Komasinski, 69, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at 8:02 p.m. in Northwest Health – LaPorte.

Robert Frederick Sensow, 78, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 26, 1942, in La Porte to the late Fred C. and Bernice Gertrude (Vardaman) Sensow.

James L. “Jim” Kintzele, Sr., 89, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at 2 a.m. in his home.

Margaret J. Clifford, age 80, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.

Joseph “Andy” Andrew Louis Schomaker, 48, of Michigan City passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at his home in Michigan City.

Margaret Lane Murphy Danielson (Peggy) of Naples, Florida, entered eternal life on Feb. 18 after a brief illness.

James Curtis Thomas Jr., age 79, of Macon, Georgia, departed peacefully at Georgia War Veterans Home on Jan. 9, 2021.

Eugene Langston, 87, of Sodus, Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at West Woods of Bridgman.

Larry Allen Wade, 86, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

Gregory Allen David Alberding of Long Beach, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at the age of 68 after battling CIDP.

ValJean Kamont, 84, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at 2:20 a.m. in Trail Creek Place, Michigan City, Indiana.

Wayne W. Sommer, 92, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at 2:30 a.m. in his home.

Douglas Arthur Boudreau, 77, of Westville, Indiana, passed away on Dec. 18, 2020, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis.

Patricia Ann “Pat” Griffin, 80, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at 7:58 a.m.

Thomas “Tom” G. Kemble, 82, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at Aperion Care – The Arbors, Michigan City.

David James Wilmeth, 78, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.

Phyllis J. Lapczynski, 73, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.

Marsha J. Barcikowski, 73, of Hudson Lake passed away at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, in Northwest Health – La Porte after a long courageous battle with cancer.