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Genevieve M Kerpec

August 25, 1924 July 17, 2019
Genevieve M Kerpec
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Genevieve M. Kerpec, 94, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 1:50 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Oak Woods Manor, La Porte.

She was born August 25, 1924, in Chicago, Il, to Alfonzo and Adeline (Tarzan) Magro.

Genevieve retired from Marshall Fields, Oak Brook, IL, after more than 15 years of service. She moved to La Porte in 2012 from Lyons, IL. She was a member of St. Hughes Catholic Church, Lyons, IL, and was fond of her dogs.

In Valparaiso, she married Charles G. Kerpec, who preceded her in death in October 1975.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; and one sister, Dorothy Tesar.

Surviving are her children, JoAnn Petruncio of Indian Head Park, IL and Charles G. Kerpec, Jr. of Galene, MI; four grandchildren, Stacy and David Petruncio, Angela Spyru and Charles C. Kerpec; and ten great grandchildren.

Cremation will take place. Entombment will be held at a later date at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, IL. Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.

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Memorial contributions may be directed to the Michiana Humane Society, 722 Hwy. 212, Michigan City, IN 46360.

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