Rosemarie M. Draves age 74 of Chesterton, passed away on
Saturday December 13, 2008 at Porter Hospital, Valparaiso.
She was born in Chicago,
January 26, 1934 the daughter of William F. and Rose T. (Kappel) Varnak.
In 1951, she married
Donald Draves, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by sons
Donald M. (Kerri) Draves of Chesterton, Robert Draves of Fla. and Thomas
(Dee) Draves of Boise, Idaho; daughter Susan Draves of Bremmington, Ind.;
brother Thomas (Jackie) Varnak of Monee, Ill.; 10 grandchildren and 5
She was also preceded in
death by her parents, and brothers William and Richard Varnak.
Rosemarie worked in
maintenance at the Porter County Courthouse, retiring in 1999. Rosemarie
was involved in the Porter County Cancer Society and was a volunteer at
the Duneland Resale Shop.
No services are planned.
Cremation will be at Heritage Crematory, Portage. Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements. www.ee-fh.com