Susan Kay Brobst,
age 77 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2020.
She was born on
December 2, 1942, in Valparaiso, IN, to Clayton Lawrence Brobst and Lou
Cecelia Brobst (nŽe Bross), both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by
her loving daughters: Kelly Anne Best (nee Tressler) and Kimberly Laura
Gillikin (nee Tressler); her adoring grandchildren: Andrew Paul Gillikin,
Zachary James Gillikin, Clayton Thomas Best, Emily Susan Best, Myles Dylan
Best, and Casey Anne Best; her loving sister, Rona Jean Edquist (Kenneth);
and by her numerous nieces and nephews.
Susan was also
preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Carol Tinsley (H. Guice); her
brother, Duane Brobst; and her sister, Arlette Carstens (nee Brobst).
Susan had a great
love for music. She spent years as a choir director, taught guitar lessons
to eager learners, and was a devoted member of the folk group, “Granny, Rat
& Sue.” She was also a lifelong knitter and seamstress, and she loved
sharing her talents by teaching others how to knit.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 3 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home,
525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. The family will receive friends for a
memorial visitation on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until time of service at the
Masks are highly
recommended when coming into the funeral home. CDC guidelines must be
embraced, and social distancing is imperative for the protection of the
family and the community.
in honor of Susan may be given to the Indiana Dunes National Park, 1100
North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304.
Memories may be