Lipniskis, age 90 of Chesterton, passed away on April 25, 2016, in
She was born on May
14, 1925, in Chicago, IL, to Frank and Mary Kempa, both of whom preceded her
On May 30, 1948, in
Chicago, IL, she married Bruno Lipniskis, who preceded her in death.
Jean earned a
Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University and a Masterís Degree in
Education from Indiana University Northwest. She worked as a third grade
teacher at Liberty Elementary School for many years.
She is also
preceded in death by her sisters, Pauleen, Helen, and Ann, and by her
brothers, Walter and Theodore.
She is survived by
her sons: Terry (Rose) Lipniskis of Chesterton, Richard (Tina) Lipniskis of
Rolling Prairie, and Paul (Vickie) Lipniskis of Chesterton; her
grandchildren: Adam (Molly) Waldier of Crown Point, Bruno (Haley) Lipniskis
of Florida, Sarah (Richard) Hollaway of Chesterton, Courtney (Ryan)
Konopasek of Valparaiso, Lee Lipniskis of Denver, Renee (Jayson) Jeffries of
Chesterton, Taylor Lipniskis of Chesterton, and Christopher Hohman; and four
great-grandchildren, James Hollaway, and Ava, Maylie, and Bryce Konopasek,
along with many nieces and nephews residing in Chicago, IL and Hutchinson,
Jean was a member
of Saint Patrick Catholic Church. She was a Den Mother for her sonís Boy
Scout Troop, Secretary for the Chesterton Plan Commission, was involved in
the Royal Neighbors Club and she loved to travel.
will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 11 a.m., at Saint Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 North Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN with Father James
Meade officiating. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 9 a.m. until
10:30 a.m. at White-Love Funeral home. Private family burial will take place
following the funeral service.
The family will
receive friends on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton, IN.
may be given to the VNA Hospice Center, 2404 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso,
IN or to Saint Patrick Catholic Church.
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