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Delores May Baines

  • Birth 16 Oct 1932 Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 13 Aug 1999 Westville, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 60848166

News-Dispatch, The (Michigan City, IN) - August 14, 1999
Deceased Name: Obituaries Delores Baines
Delores Baines

HOBART - Delores May Baines,
66, Hobart, died Friday (Aug. 13, 1999).

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rees Funeral Home Hobart Chapel, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart. Burial will be at Calumet Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Miss Baines was born Oct. 16, 1932, in Michigan City, to Lowell and Kate Baines.

Survivors include an aunt, Olga (Herman) Wachholz; an uncle, Ewald Kasper; cousins; her adopted family: sisters Jeanne Miller, Carole McCarthy and Jacquelyn Sterling, all of Westville; and brothers, Harry and Jon Miller; one Godson, Dale "Skip" Sterling Jr., Valparaiso; and many dear friends.

She graduated in 1950 from Tolleston High School in Gary. She had been a Hobart resident since 1959, coming from the Tolleston section of Gary. Most recently she lived in Westville.

She retired from U.S. Steel Gary Works metallurgical division as a secretary, and served as a secretary for Bucko Construction Co. of Gary, Associates Investment Loan Co. and the Chicago Motor Club.

Miss Baines was an accomplished wood carver and naturalist. She was a member of the Chesterton/Valparaiso Order of Easter Star, Chapter 164.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of Valparaiso.

Calumet Park Cemetery is not allowing any photography of headstones or gravesites, citing privacy issues. Contact the cemetery at 219-769-8803 for further information

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