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Services Saturday for Melissa Nicole 'Nicki' Achten

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Melissa Nicole (Nicki) Achten, age 47 of Chesterton, IN, unexpectedly passed away on August 1, 2019.

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.

Memorial services 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 officiating.

Memorial visitation will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368.

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Posted 8/8/2019




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