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Laura J. Ream passes away at age 92

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Laura "Laurie" J. Ream, age 92, of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away peacefully of natural causes on May 10, 2020.

She was born on December 16, 1927, in Hebron, Indiana to Hallie Stultz and Francis Ruth (Perry) Stultz, both of whom preceded her in death, along with her brother, Hallie Stultz, Jr.

She married the love of her life, William J. Ream, in 1947, who also preceded her in death. They spent 50 wonderful years together.

She is survived by her children, Laurie J. (Eric) Franke-Polz of Chesterton, Indiana and William J. Ream Jr. of Bloomington, Indiana.

Her adventurous spirit fostered her love of nature, especially fishing, flowers and birds. Laura was a volunteer at the Duneland Resale Shop, as well as at the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, in Chesterton.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the family will hold private funeral services at this time. Interment will take place at Chesterton Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home in Chesterton, Indiana.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 5/13/2020




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