William H. Jahns, 91, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at 1:20 p.m. in Northwest Health-Porter, Valparaiso, Indiana.

LeRoy Coburn, 92, of Michigan City, Indiana, and Lakeland, Florida, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan.

Donna L. Smith, 75, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at Miller’s Health and Rehab in La Porte

Robert “Bob” Ernest East, 78, of Michigan City passed away due to complications of COVID-19 at 7:52 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Teresa R. Blake, age 56, passed away on Nov. 26, 2020, at Memorial Hospital. She was born in Ft. Hood, Texas, on March 30, 1964.

Betty Gayle McConaughy, 96, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at 1:02 a.m. in Symphony of Chesterton, Chesterton, Indiana.

John N. Hepler of La Porte, formerly of Hamlet, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Northwest Health-La Porte following an illness. He was born on Jan. 8, 1931, in South Bend to the late Eugene G. and Gladys (Lake) Hepler, and was 89 years old at the time of his death.

Ryan M. Losiniecki, 38, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at 11:20 a.m. in his home.

Shirley Morris, 83, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Northwest Health-La Porte.

Honghanh T. Tran, 88, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at her home in La Porte.

Raymond E. Story, 81, of Michigan City passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at his home in Michigan City.

Oralee Joseph, 82, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and loved ones at 3:44 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

Jerry Benson, age 82, passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2020, following an extended illness. Family was at his bedside.

Patricia “Pat” June Legner, 92, of La Porte passed away on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family.

Eugene F. Neulieb, 85, of DeBary, Florida, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at 8:37 p.m. in Advent Health Center, Palm Coast, Florida.

Richard L. Henderson, 77, of Michigan City passed away Nov. 23, 2020, of complications from COVID-19.

Richard Menke, 84, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

James Earl Mitchell, 66, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Nov. 18, 2020, at Center of Hospice in Mishawaka, Indiana.

Carol S. Warnock, 69, of Westville passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020.

George T. Asteriadis (Ph.D) died on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

James “Jim” Anton Thorstad Sr., age 91, of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Nov, 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Keith A. Harris, 63, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at 11:11 a.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Frank J. Parkerson, 74 years old, passed away after a lengthy illness on Nov. 22, 2020.

James L. Quartuccio, 93, of La Porte passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.

Cheryl D. “Cheri” Hroskocy, 75, of Michigan City, Indiana, peacefully passed away at Franciscan Hospital early morning Nov. 10, 2020, after a long 19-year struggle with ovarian cancer.

Jerome A. “Lefty” Jarka, 94, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at 6:35 a.m. in Rittenhouse Senior Living of Michigan City.

Gregory D. “Greg” Miller, 48, of La Porte passed away unexpectedly at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Larry M. Evans, 80, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at 11:41 p.m.

Eugenia Pearl Ray departed this earthly life on Nov. 15, 2020, at Northwest Health-La Porte.

John W. Behrndt, 88, of Marshall, Illinois, formerly of Michigan City and Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care at Paris, Illinois.

Gary Anthony Lowry, age 68, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Franciscan Health after a short but brutal battle with COVID-19.

The 87-year earthly journey of that little girl from La Porte, Mary L. Lombard, ended Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, when she passed away peacefully at her beloved “Menke” Trail Creek homestead.

Mary Lee Mason, 75, of Michigan City passed away peacefully at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in her home.

John A. Holmgren, 80 of LaCrosse passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. He was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Knox, Indiana, to Arthur and Ocie (Clark) Holmgren.

Jean Devine Wineland, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. in Michigan City, Indiana. Jean was born in La Porte, Indiana, on Dec. 30, 1923, to Curtis R. and Sallie S. (nee Stubblefield) Devine.

Martha Edith Wilson, 88, of Fishers, Indiana, passed away Nov. 15, 2020, after a short illness.

Raymond Michael McGrath, age 71, of San Francisco, California, died on Nov. 11, 2020, after a long-fought battle with cancer and its after effects.

Penny S. Emerson, 63, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at 3:09 p.m. in Franciscan Health – Michigan City, Indiana.

Marlene Jean Koontz, 88, of Union Mills, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.

Barbara “Jeanne” Gallas, 90, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at 2:10 a.m. in Symphony of Chesterton, Chesterton, Indiana.

Philip R. Shea, Jr., 82, of New Carlisle, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. He was born on Oct. 21, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Philip, Sr. and Margaret (Knight) Shea.

Mrs. Patricia K. (Baity) McGinnis, 82, of La Porte, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne

Robert E. Klosinski, 82, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

Rosemary Lynn Robbins, 62, of Valparaiso, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at 11:46 p.m. in Northwest Health-Porter Hospital, Valparaiso, Indiana.

Judith A. Kuc, 74, of Long Beach, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at 11:33 a.m. in Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Jill Lewis, 42, of Michigan City passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at the Centers of Hospice in Elkhart, Indiana.

David Wayne Burch, 49, of Noblesville, Indiana, passed away after a five-year battle with colon cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. David passed peacefully at home in Noblesville with his wife and daughters with him. He was born on Nov. 21, 1970, in Michigan City, Indiana.

Michael Kahn, 68, of La Porte passed away peacefully at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in his home.

John William Coulter, who lived to help others, passed away on Nov. 13, 2020, at age 56.

Rubin Jones Sr., 77, of Michigan City departed this life on Nov. 12, 2020, at home.

Dennis Paul Wozniak, 71, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, passed away suddenly on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. He was born on Nov. 6, 1949, in La Porte, to the late James and Joan (Conjalka) Wozniak.