Patricia (Nellessen) Dommer

January 25, 1933 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 87)


       Patricia Dommer, age 87 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2020.  She was born on January 25, 1933 in Porter County, Indiana to Walter and Victoria (Yagelski) Nellessen, both of whom preceded her in death.


       On May 15, 1952, she married the love of her life, Richard W. Dommer, who survives in Chesterton, IN. She is also survived by her loving daughters, Karen Martin and Dr. Kathleen Dommer; her adoring grandchildren: Carrie Skeens, Angela Kochan, Keith Martin, Symone Bell, Solomon Bell, Cassie Parker, Solanna Dommer, Nichole Allison, and Kathleen Wirth; her treasured great-grandchildren: Carlee Martin, Jonathan Schenck, Alex Schenck, Morgan Kochan, Avan Kochan, Haley Martin, Jacob McDaniel, and Cynthia Allison; and by her treasured great-great grandchildren, Kenna Dingess and Deklin Dingess. 


       She was also preceded in death by her loving sons, Joseph K. Dommer and Jon W. Dommer. 


       A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Jon Plavcan Officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends on Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 9:40 at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. 


Per Porter County Government mandate, only 25 people are allowed inside the funeral home. Per St. 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. 



       Professional arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.  Memories may be shared at: 

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January 4, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:30 PM
White-Love Funeral Home
525 S 2nd St
Chesterton, IN 46304

Mass of Christian Burial
January 4, 2021

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

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