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Former Chesterton resident Patricia A. Nelson of Kouts passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center. She was 67.

Born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Gary, she was the daughter of John C. and Margaret A. (Lennertz) Driscoll, Jr. On Sept. 23, 1994 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Chesterton, she married Robert "Bob" Nelson, who survives.

Also surviving are children Steve (wife Lynn) Ahrens of Augusta, Ga., Scott (Jennifer) Ahrens of Sandersville, Ga., and Susan (husband Travis) Koors of Loveland, Ohio; stepchildren Robert Nelson of Valparaiso, Robin Koziczyski of Chesterton, Tammy (Steve) Carmichael of Valparaiso, Dawn (Dan) Byron of Marlboro, Ma., and Autumn (Nick) Joiner of Chesterton; grandchildren Brandy Ahrens, Will and Isabel Ahrens, and Olivia Koors; 13 step-grandchildren; brother Dennis Driscoll of Bolingbrook, Ill.; and special cousins and best friends Sharon Roehm and Jan Pool.

She was preceded in death by her parents and infant brother Patrick Alfred Driscoll.

She was a customer service representative with Centier Bank for 17 years, volunteered with the American Cancer Society and enjoyed reading and knitting.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road in Valparaiso with the Rev. Jared Raebel officiating. Cremation will follow at Angelcrest Crematory. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to the VNA of Porter County.



Posted 12/13/2010