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What Our Families Are Saying...

Dear Frank, Thank you for arranging the visitation, funeral and burial of my husband Pete Backer. Your expertise in caring for his body was greatly appreciated. This is a very sad time for our family but you made it easier.

Barbara Backer
02/20/2020

All Obituaries


Carolyn Lelo La Porte


Carolyn Kay Lelo, 81 of La Porte, Indiana passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020.  Kay was born April 29, 1938 in West Virginia to Denver and Erma (Campbell) Robson.  She had been...

Avon Dilloway La Porte


Avon Jannette Dilloway 83, daughter of Walter and Grace Schweizer was called by the angels to her final rest on Monday February 10, 2020. She was born on March 11, 1936 in Michigan City, IN. Avon...

Stephen Owen Rolling Prairie


Stephen A. Owen, 59, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020. Stephen was born December 21, 1960 in La Porte to Harry Phillip and Betty (Rosenbaum) Owen.  He was a...

William Hews La Porte


William Henry Hews, 77 of La Porte, Indiana passed away Friday, February 14, 2020. William was born on September 6, 1942 in La Porte to William Henry Hews and Margaret Proud.  William was a...

Paulette Nelson La Porte


Paulette M. Nelson, 96, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Born in South Bend February 3,1924 to John and Sophia (Harrington) Peyton. She spent her younger years...

Virginia Wilkins Michigan City


Virginia A. “Ginny” (Attar) Wilkins, 95 of Michigan City, Indiana passed away Monday, February 10, 2020.  She was born on July 3, 1924 in Michigan City to Albert and Sarah...

John Kiernicki La Porte


John Kiernicki, 93 of La Porte, Indiana passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020. John was born April 9, 1926 in Kopachintsi, Ukraine to Damien and Evdokia (Budzek) Kiernicki. He retired from...

Sandra Lott La Porte


Sandra “Sandie” S. Lott, 79, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Sandie was born November 26, 1940 in South Bend, Indiana to Clem and Inamae (Miller)...

George Backer, MD La Porte


Dr. George P. (Pete) Backer passed away at his home in La Porte, Indiana on January 30, 2020. He was born in Ferdinand, Indiana, the son of Dr. Henry G. and Frances McLaughlin Backer.  Pete...

Charles Rudd La Porte


Charles E. Rudd, 65, of La Porte, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020.   Arrangements are pending with Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel in La Porte, Indiana. 
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