|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 1998|
Betty Jane Augustinovich
Betty Jane Augustinovich, 69, of Portage, passed away Sunday, March 1,
1998 at the Mary Bartz Hospice Center, Valparaiso. She was born on August 8, 1928 in Gary and was the daughter of Lloyd B. and Lula Ann (Myers) Wallace. A Portage resident for 43 years, formerly of Gary (Tolleston area) and was employed as a weighmaster clerk for EJ&E Railroad for 9 years. A member of the First United Methodist Church of Portage, she was very active in Portage Democratic Politics for many years where she was a Precinct Committee Person for the 14th Precinct. She is survived by her two sons, Steven (Kay) Augustinovich and John (Sherri) Augustinovich, both of Valparaiso; six grandchildren, Michele, Sharon, Melissa, Monica, Steven and Megan Rose, all of Valparaiso; two brothers, John L. (Glenna) Wallace of Carollen, North Carolina and Lloyd "Pat" (Latricia) Wallace of Tampa, Florida; four sisters, Virginia Kallok of Lake Station, Esther Beasley of Valparaiso, Shirley Johnson of Tampa,
Florida and Francis "Suzie" Brown of North Vernon, Indiana; many nieces and nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Gwendolyn Balcerak.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4, 1998 at First United Methodist Church of Portage at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Steve Kaehr officiating. Interment in McCool Cemetery, Portage. Friends may call Tuesday, March 3rd, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Engel Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage, Indiana 46368. Memorials may be made the First United Methodist Church or Mary Bartz Hospice. For information please call Engel Funeral Home at 219-762-8595.
Times Online Mar. 4, 1998
Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
Record added: Dec 10, 2006
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