Lawrence “Larry” Ray Hedge II, age 18, of Burns Harbor, Ind., passed away on
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Porter Memorial Hospital Valparaiso, Ind.
He was born on June 14, 1993 in Valparaiso, to Lawrence and Candice (Nordyke)
Larry was a lifelong area resident, a student at IVY Tech College and was
working very hard getting his life in order. He will be deeply missed by all
who knew him.
Larry is survived by his parents, Lawrence and Candice Hedge of Burns
Harbor; sister, Samantha Hedge of Burns Harbor; fiancée Brianna Criswell of
Chesterton; grandmother, Beverly Hedge of Valparaiso; grandfather, Edgar
Hedge of Malaysia; grandparents Charles and Diane Nordyke of Burns Harbor
and several aunts, uncles, cousins and beloved friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave, Portage, Ind.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:30 p.m. at
the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family is setting up a scholarship
fund in Larry’s name.
Online condolences to the family may be made at