Melissa Nicole (Nicki)
Achten, age 47 of Chesterton, IN, unexpectedly passed away on August 1,
She was born on
February 24, 1972, in Gary, IN, to Richard and Alice (Dominguez) Butrym.
Melissa is survived
by her parents; son, Ethan Achten; sisters, Lisa Butrym and Michelle (Jeff
Micinski) Butrym; nephews and niece, Caden, Samuel and Lily Schlichting, and
many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Melissa worked as a
nurse for Arcelor Mittal. She enjoyed making blankets for people and
everyone loved her sense of humor and wit. Melissa always gave of herself
and had a huge heart. She was extremely proud of her son and was inspired to
live a healthier lifestyle for him. She was a loving mother, daughter,
sister and aunt and will be missed dearly.
will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at Liberty Bible
Church, 824 N Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304, with Pastor Darrell Crots
will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of
service at 11:00 a.m.
handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave.,
Portage, IN 46368.
may be made to www.ee-fh.com