Leslie Richart, age
52, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at her home
surrounded by her family.
Leslie was born in
Valparaiso, Ind., on February 28, 1962, to Ronald N. and Margaret J. (Hineline)
She is survived by
her husband, Bruce Richart; her sons, Josh, Jerimiah and Ryan Richart, all
of Chesterton; daughter, Rebecca (husband, Anthony) Tharp of Chesterton;
grandchildren, Chloe and Vivian Tharp and Tyler Richart; her mother-in-law
June Richart, of Chesterton, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in
death by her parents and siblings.
Leslie was a very
loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed people and
previously worked at The Mortgage Inn as a bartender for several years.
Leslie was a great pool player, playing in leagues and winning many
trophies. She loved swimming and was a proud Championship swimmer during
high school. Leslie also enjoyed wine and Butler Winery was one of her
A Celebration of
Life Service will be held on Sunday, June 22, at 4:00 p.m. at the V.F.W.
Post 2511, 1290 Wagner Rd., Porter, Ind.
being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton,
may be made to Mental Health Association of Porter County, 402 Indiana Ave.,
Valparaiso, IN 46383. Online condolences to the family may be made at