Jason Elliott Sisco of Chesterton passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at his
home. He was 39.
Jason was born Jan. 8, 1971, in Valparaiso to Wendell and Wilda (Mills)
Sisco. He worked as a carpenter for the Carpenter’s Union in Hobart. Jason
loved music, and he played guitar and sang with the bands Fury and Baglady
among others. He was an avid reader and enjoyed poetry. Jason loved spending
time with his daughter, Sabrina, and his nieces and nephews and was a role
model to all the children in his life.
He is survived by his parents, Wendell Sisco of Porter and Wilda Sawaski of
Benton, Ky.; daughter, Sabrina Taylor Sisco of Hobart; Sabrina’s mother as
well as longtime friend Sara Hudnall; brother Wendell “Butch” Sisco Jr. of
Illinois; sisters Roberta LaRue Daniel of Porter and Jennifer Sue (husband
David Durocher) Sisco of LaPorte; uncles Jay, Glendell and Robin; aunt,
Juanita; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage. Cremation
will take place at Heritage Crematory, with private interment of ashes at
Heritage Cemetery, Portage at a later date. Visitation will be held on
Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the family and also to an account established for
Sabrina Sisco at Centier Bank. Online condolences may be made at