Gayle Dillinger, of Porter, passed away on Thursday April 3, 2008 at Porter Hospital Valparaiso Campus, Valparaiso. She was 63.
Gayle was born on March 21, 1945, in Valparaiso, the daughter of Gale and Marietta (Thoesen) Rentschler, both of whom preceded her in death. On October 9, 1965 at St. Patrick Catholic Church she married Quentin Dillinger who survives of Porter. Also surviving is her brother Carl Rentschler of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Gayle was also preceded in death by a brother Paul A. Rentschler, infant triplets, five aunts and four uncles. Gayle was a member of the Chesterton Women of the Moose chapter #846, and an avid bingo and bunko player.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at St. Patrick Catholic Church 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton. Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, April 7 with a Women of the Moose service at 7 p.m. and a Wake service at 7:45 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.
There will also be a visitation on Tuesday, April 8, from 10 a.m. till time of Mass at the church. Donations may be made to the family of Mr. Dillinger. The Chesterton Tribune, Chesterton, Indiana 7 April 2008