She was my best friend, mother and three months earlier my friend, Helen lost her father. Helen is standing next to her parents stone.
Lela Baity 1934-2006
Mrs. Lela M. Baity, 72, of 1503 E. Lincoln Way, LaPorte, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at 5:47 a.m. at LaPorte Hospital.
She was born April 24, 1934, in Peru, Ind., to Roscoe and Lela (McCallie) Coomler.
Mrs. Baity was a homemaker. She attended Harvest Time Church of God in LaPorte.
On July 8, 1961, in LaPorte, she married Raymond Baity, who died June 17, 2006.
Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Ross, Ray and Gayle Coomler.
Surviving are one daughter, Helen Ford of LaPorte; one son, Raymond of LaPorte; three grandchildren, Ryan, Don Jr. and Zachery Ford; and one brother, Paul D. Coomler of Margate, Fla.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Cutler Funeral Home, LaPorte, with Rev. Wayne Rosson officiating. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service. Burial will be in Patton Cemetery, LaPorte.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Cutler Funeral Home, 2900 Monroe St., LaPorte, IN 46350.