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 Mary E. <I>Deardorff</I> Callan

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Mary E. Deardorff Callan

Mary Callan

Mary E. Callan, 90, Michigan City, Indiana passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 6:24 p.m. in St. Anthony Memorial.

She was born August 6, 1920 in Warsaw, Indiana to the late Charles and Ethel (Murray) Deardorff. On July 6, 1954 in Michigan City, IN she married Richard J. Callan who preceded her on October 31, 1995.

Surviving are daughter, Judy (Jim) Thorne of Chesterton, IN; a brother, Merrill (Alice) Deardorff of Pharr, TX; and 3 grandsons, Jason (Gretchen) Thorne of Noblesville, IN, Douglas (Katie) Thorne of Fishers, IN, and Scott Thorne of Chesterton, IN.

She was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Lucille Deardorff.

She was a Bookkeeper at Dan's Body Shop and was a member of Queen of All Saint's Catholic Church where she was on the Peace and Social Justice Committee and the Rosary Sodality. She was also a member of the St. Anthony Memorial Guild volunteering in the gift shop, Red Hat Society, Michigan City Senior Center, 1938 Isaac C. Elston graduating class, Delta Wives and a volunteer at Dunebrook.

Contributions may be made to Dunebrook, 7451 W. Johnson Rd., Michigan City, IN 46360, Barker Woods Enrichment Center, 3200 Cleveland Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360 or to any children's charity.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 1:00pm-5:00pm
at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
Monday, December 20, 2010, 9:30am-10:00am
Queen of All Saints Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial:
Monday, December 20, 2010, 10:00am
Rev. Kevin Huber Officiating
Queen of All Saints Catholic Church

Monday, December 20, 2010
Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, IN

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  • Created by: Jackie & Ralph
  • Added: 17 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63028728
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E. Deardorff Callan (6 Aug 1920–14 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63028728, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jackie & Ralph (contributor 47011434) .