Helen Piersing Sullivan, age 75 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Monday,
December 15, 2013.
Helen is survived by her husband Leonard Sullivan; her siblings Chuck, Mary,
Lois, Ruth, John, Howard and Bob; her children John Sullivan, Dolores Ortiz
and William Ortiz; her step-children Kathy, Terry and Michelle; loving
granddaughter Tiffany and caring grandsons Michael, Patrick, Timothy and
Brandon; her step-grandchildren Kasi, Amber, Melanie, Thomas, James, Shane
and Tara; her great-grandchildren Michael, McKenzie, Landon, Matthew and
Helen was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Frieda Piersing and
her sister Trudy Piersing.
Helen was a native of St. Joseph, Michigan. She completed her primary
education in St. Joseph, Michigan. Helen went on to earn a bachelorís degree
in English from Purdue University. She retired as a Lake County employee.
Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and caring for her
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013, at 10 a.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St. Chesterton, 219-926-1309. Burial
will follow at Riverside Cemetery, St. Joseph, Michigan.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 19, from 4 until 8
p.m. at the funeral home.
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