Jean Kresho, age 82
of Chesterton, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Chesterton Manor.
Jean was born in
Gary, Indiana on August 15, 1936, to Richard and Roma Hale, who preceded her
in death. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Allen Robert
Jean is survived by
her children: Richard Kresho of Florida, Robin (Eric) Bengel of Valparaiso,
Robert Kresho of Valparaiso; granddaughters: Erica Bengel and Candice Kresho;
4 great grandchildren; sisters: Sharon (John) Melchori, twin sister, Joan
(Gene) Arnold, Judy (Dave) Hernandez, all of Florida; brother, Richard (Ginnie)
Hale of Hobart; and many nieces and nephews.
Jean was a
custodian at Chesterton High School for 27 years. She always had a smile and
a kind word and was beloved by many students who called her “Mom”. Jean was
a fan of all sports, but especially a diehard fan of her beloved Cubs. She
was proud of her family and was a loving mother and grandmother.
A funeral service
will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., at Moeller Funeral
Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to the family.