74, of Merrillville, formerly of Lowell, passed away suddenly Tuesday, September 22, 2020. She is survived by her husband, Tom; daughters, Shannon (Stephen Thompson) Joyce and Wendy (Jason) Alley; grandchildren, Eleanor and Nolan Thompson and her sister, Barbara (Roy) Mc Ilvain. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Naomi German. She was a member of Anglican Church of St. Andrew the Evangelist and active with Daughters of the King and Kairos Outside Ministry as well as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. She was a retired Registered Nurse, working with Lake County Visiting Nurse Assoc. and later for Drs. Mirich and Malik. She was also a member of Methodist Hospital Alumni Association. Visitation, Friday September 25, from 3-7 at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell, with a Prayer Service at 6PM. Funeral Services Saturday, 11AM at her church, 8555 Grand Blvd., Merrillville. Cremation will follow.
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Anglican Church of St. Andrew the Evangelist
8555 Grand Blvd., Merrillville IN 46410