Harlean June Rieger,
age 82 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2020.
She was born on
July 14, 1937, in Gary, IN, to Harold Edward and Eunice Rose Peterson, both
of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by
her loving children: David (Janet) Rieger of Porter, IN, Lorna (James)
McMeans of Porter, IN, and William (Joy) Rieger of Shelbyville, IN; her
grandchildren: Michael, Brandon, Shawn, Jennifer, Justin, Keenan, and Paul;
her great-grandchildren: Alissa, Michael, Caleb, Melissa, Kaylin,
Christopher, Assa, and Jocylin; and by her great great-grandchildren: Kayden,
Mallory, Jordan, and Miles.
She was also
preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Glen Rieger; her beloved
son, John; her beloved daughter, Laurel; and by her beloved grandson, Joshua
Harlean was the
best cook. She loved arts and crafts and was especially talented when it
came to sewing clothes for her family. She was an avid reader and gardener.
She adored her dog, Molly, and her cats, Annie and Lilly.
A private Graveside
Service will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Graceland Cemetery,
may be given to: The American Diabetes Association, 55 E Monroe St. #3420,
Chicago, IL 60603; The Independent Cat Society, 4061 S County Line Rd.,
Westville, IN 46391; or to the Porter County Animal Shelter, 3355 Bertholet
Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383.
arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
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