Annabelle Helen Burton of New Carlisle, Ind., formerly of Chesterton, passed
away Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. She was 88.
On July 6, 1941 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton, she married
Webster D. Burton Sr., who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Carl Burton (wife Linda) of Chesterton; daughter
Anne Bogda (husband Paul) of New Carlisle; beloved Susan McIntyre; seven
grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Webster Dale Burton Jr.;
great grandchild, Finneas; grandparents, Walter and Cora Ocobock and Charles
and Mathilda Pearson; and maternal aunt, Ruth Ocobock.
Annabelle graduated from Chesterton High School in 1940 and attended
Valparaiso University. She was a resident of Chesterton for more than 70
years, before moving to New Carlisle, where she lived for 17 years. She was
a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the Hope
Linnea Circle. Annabelle was also a member of the Chesterton Women’s Club
and the Valparaiso University Guild. After moving to New Carlisle, she
worked as a Clerk for the New Carlisle Public Library.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. directly at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100 N., Chesterton, with Rev. Jane
Aicher officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery. Visitation
will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.