Elizabeth Marion Stephens
(1937-2013)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James Richard Strange

2. Barney Andrew Tarchala

Elizabeth Marion Stephens 3

  • Born: 16 Aug 1937, Evergreen Park, Cook, IL, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): James Richard Strange on 14 Jun 1958 in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States Chesterton United Methodist Church 1
  • Marriage (2): Barney Andrew Tarchala on 29 Jun 1974 in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States First United Methodist Church 2
  • Died: 14 May 2013, Porter, Porter, IN, USA at age 75 3

   FamilySearch ID: LJKN-7YN.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Chesterton Tribune: obituary of Elizabeth M. Tarchala on 15 May 2013 in Chesterton, Porter, IN, USA. 3 Elizabeth Marion Tarchala, age 75 of Porter, Ind., passed away Tuesday, May 14 2013.
She was born August 16, 1937, in Roselawn, Ill., to Kenneth and Phyllis (Hepburn) Stephens, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by sons, Eugene (Emily) Strange of Arlington, Texas, and Marc (Keri) Tarchala of Overland Park, Kansas; daughters Shaun (Richard) Beecher of Martinsville, Ind., Peggy (Charles) Thomas of Chesterton, Ind., and Colleen (Jan) Olstad of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Barney Tarchala; son James Strange and daughter Sherry Strange.
Elizabeth worked as a nurse for Methodist Hospital.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Chesterton First United Methodist Church, 434 South 2nd Street, Chesterton.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 17, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.


Elizabeth married James Richard Strange on 14 Jun 1958 in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States Chesterton United Methodist Church.1 (James Richard Strange was born on 25 Jun 1937 in Michigan City, LaPorte, IN 4 5 and died on 5 Mar 1988 in Oakland, Alameda, CA 4 5.)


Elizabeth next married Barney Andrew Tarchala on 29 Jun 1974 in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States First United Methodist Church.2 (Barney Andrew Tarchala was born on 23 Apr 1928 in Gary, Lake, IN,6 died on 8 Nov 2003 in Valparaiso, Porter, IN 6 and was buried on 13 Nov 2003 in Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 6.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 17 Mar 2023), entry for Elizabeth Marion Stephens, person ID LJKN-7YN.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 17 Mar 2023), entry for Barney Andrew Tarchala, person ID LJ2F-MG6.

3 "Chesterton Tribune (Chesterton, IN)," 15 May 2013, obituary of Elizabeth M. Tarchala.

4 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50954527.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6K3R-S5LC.

6 "The Times (Munster, IN)," 12 Nov 2003, page 46 obituary of Barney Tarchala.



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