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Services Tuesday for Barbara Marie Strange, 99

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Barbara Marie Strange, age 99 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

She was born on June 11, 1920, in Chesterton, IN, to Otto and Irene (Busse) Michaels.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh (Dick) Strange; son, Michael Strange; brother, Richard Michaels; grandson, Michael Hugh Strange; great-grandson, Erich Lohman.

Barbara is survived by daughter, Marsha Coombs; granddaughter, Tara (Karl) Lohman; grandson, Chad (Michelle Stratton Dale) Coombs; granddaughter, Sheena (Damon) George; grandson, Troy Strange, and his wife, Linda, who was a special caregiver to Barbara; great-grandchildren, Sam (Brittany) Coombs, Mallorie (Jeremy) Spencer, David (Naomi) Lohman, Johanna Lohman, Nicolas George, Liam George, Drake George, Teah George; great great-grandsons, Aedan and Ash Coombs, Benjamin and Logan Spencer, Philip Lohman; daughter-in-law, Mary Strange; sisters-in-law, Edna Michaels, Dixie Strange; dear friends, Bob and Betty Wallin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara loved gardening, crocheting, reading and being with her family and friends.

Funeral Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 12:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 10:00 a.m., until the time of service at 12:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 7/8/2019




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