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Services Monday for Brenda Lee (Bachman) Darnell

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Brenda Lee (Bachman) Darnell, age 61 of Porter, IN, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

She was born on June 26, 1959, in Lawton, OK, to Ralph and Jacqueline (Charlson) Bachman.

Brenda is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Jack E. Darnell of Porter; son, Jack E. Darnell, III of Porter; daughter, Marinda Darnell of MI; two sisters, Kimberly (Robert) Collina of Kenosha, WI, Jennifer Gross of Valparaiso; three brothers, Charles (Rene) Bachman of Ottowa, IL, Harold Bachman of KY, Kevin (Sandy) Bachman of Portage, IN; two grandsons, Kodi Darnell, Kane Darnell; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Kenneth Bachman.

Brenda was a lifelong area resident and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chesterton. She enjoyed traveling and loved visiting with her family.

Funeral Ceremony will be held on Monday, August 10, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 E. 1100 N., Chesterton, IN 46304, with Rev. Erich R. Fickel officiating. Brenda will be laid to rest at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 9, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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Posted 8/7/2020




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