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Sedalia "Sue" A. (Thornburgh) Rollins

November 8, 1937 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Sedalia “Sue” A. Rollins, 83, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021.

Sue was born on November 8, 1937, in La Porte, Indiana to the late William and Wanda (Shuita) Thornburgh.

On March 31, 1956, Sue married Richard W. Rollins who survives.  Richard and Sue were married 65 years.

Sue was a bookkeeper for Plastic & Stampings Inc., a member of the Michigan City Art League, and a homemaker.  She also was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Sue is survived by her husband, Richard; children, Kim (Larry Tharp) Goethals, Kari (Michael) Milliken, Jennifer (Ronald) Sass, Michael (Lori) Rollins, and Jeffery (Meredith) Rollins; grandchildren, Jake (Shana) Goethals, Brad (Rachel) Rollins, Emily (Nick) Fisher, Makala  (Tom) Schouls, Mitchell (Nichole) Milliken, Erin (Brennen) Jenkins, Ben (Carin Weston) Sass, Andrew (Lyna Benhacine) Sass, Danielle Rollins, Holden Rollins, and Lucy Rollins; great-grandchildren, Nora Jenkins, Atticus Jenkins, Lucas Rollins, and Daniel Rollins; a brother, William Thornburg; and sisters, Kris (Chris) Valarano and Joanne Smart.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Ryan Goethals; and a sister, Marilyn Bodmer.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2021, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2021, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G. Street, La Porte, Indiana. Pastor Dennis Meyer will officiate.  Burial will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 28, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Memorial Service
Friday
October 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church (La Porte, Indiana)
102 G. Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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