Chesterton Tribune



Services Tuesday for Frances Von Huben, 85

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Frances Von Huben, age 85 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019. She was born on October 22, 1933 in East Chicago, IN to Stephen and Ann (Paluch) Gontko.

Frances is survived by her daughters, Pamela Bailey and Melody (Stephen) Havlin; grandchildren, Mallorie Bailey, Hillary Havlin, Stephen (Yuka) Havlin, Christopher Havlin and Zachary Von Huben; great grandchildren, Olivia Figlio and Sara Havlin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 62 years, Frederick J. Von Huben Jr., sons, Frederick Von Huben, III, and Jeffery Von Huben; brothers, Walter and Edward Gontko, sister, Genevieve Mortimer, grandchild, Jeffery Von Huben and son in law, Dennis Bailey.

Frances was a member at St. Patrick Catholic Church.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home with Father Jon Plavcan officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

There will be a visitation held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 3/4/2019




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