Annette Marie Katzmarek

October 2, 1960 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 60)


       Annette Marie Katzmarek, 60 of South Bend, Indiana passed away January 2, 2021 of complications from covid-19.

       She was born October 2, 1960, in Michigan City, IN to John and Marilyn Katzmarek.

       She is survived by her mother, daughter Stephanie Perz (Russ Erwin) , Larry Turnock (fiance), brother Andrew (Louann), Brian Katzmarek, nephew and Laurin Katzmarek, niece.

       Annette was proceeded in death by her father, grandparents, Marion and Mary Arndt, and Barney and Helen Katzmarek.

       Graduating Chesterton High School in 1978 she went on to own and operate AJ&S Trucking in Whiting, IN for many years. She loved going to auctions and selling on eBay.

       While living in Whiting, IN, she was a member of St. John the Baptist, Catholic Church where she a member for many years. She was also a lector there for many years.

       A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Saint Patrick Catholic Church with Father Jon Plavcan officiating.  Burial will follow at Saint Patrick Cemetery.

       The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN and on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

 Per Porter County Government mandate, only 25 people are allowed inside the funeral home. Per Saint Patrick Catholic Church mandate, only 25 people are allowed inside the building. 


Masks and social distancing are required at all times at the funeral home, church, and at the cemetery. 


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January 6, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
White-Love Funeral Home
525 S 2nd St
Chesterton, IN 46304

Mass of Christian Burial
January 7, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
638 N. Calumet Rd.
Chesterton, in 46304

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