Marian S. Cheney,
age 96 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in
She was born on
October 8, 1922, in Porter, IN, to Andrew and Louise Royko.
She is survived by
her brother, Andrew Royko Jr.; sisters, Christine Byrne, Louise (Jim) Stowe,
and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, Andrew and Louise Royko; husband Floyd Cheney;
brothers, Andrew Royko #1, Frank Royko, John Royko, Joseph Royko, Anthony
Royko; sisters, Frances Berndt, Barbara Wagner, Anna Royko, and Mary Siorek.
Marian worked in
the shipyards in San Diego during the 1940's. She met her husband Floyd
Cheney in San Diego. She retired from Talos Manufacturing in Chesterton, IN,
after many years of service.
Marian was a
frequent flyer at the Blue Chip Casino. She also spent a lot of her time in
her vegetable garden and loved her flower gardens. She was also a member of
St. Patrick Catholic Church.
A mass of Christian
burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN, with Father
Nate Edquist officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Family will receive
visitors on Monday, December 10, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., at Edmonds
& Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with a prayer service at
may be made to www.ee-fh.com