“Jackie Lou” Sherwood, age 75 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on
October 25, 2019.
She was born on
October 21, 1944, in Peoria, IL, to Jack Calvert Virden, who preceded her in
death in 1990 and Betty Lucille (Monahan) Virden, who preceded her in death
on October 28, 2011.
She is survived by
her loving siblings: Joseph (Jennifer) Virden of Largo, FL, Stephen (Brenda)
Virden of Chesterton, IN, Cheryl (Charles) Costa of Chesterton, IN, Carol
(Robin) Todd of Jackson, IN, and Jack (Dawn) Virden of Chesterton, IN; her
close friends, Sue Kaiser and Barb Duvall; her first husband, Ross Bradley;
and by her multiple cousins, nephews, nieces, and great-nieces and
Jackie Lou was a
registration clerk at Porter Memorial Hospital for many years. She was also
a member of the Junior Women’s Club, and was a Girl Scout leader and a youth
group leader for the First Christian Church in Chesterton. She was also a
candidate for the 4-H Porter County Fair Queen.
will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 3 p.m., at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. The family will receive friends on
Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Donations in memory
of Jackie Lou may be given to ASPCA, 2014 E 87th St., Chicago, IL 60617, or
to the Porter County Humane Society, 3355 Bertholet Blvd., Valparaiso, IN
Memories may be