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In Memory of

Celvia J. ISHMAEL

July 16, 1925 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Celvia Joy Ishmael, age 91, of Cedar Lake, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017 at Crown Point Christian Village with her loving family at her side.
Celvia was born July 16, 1925 in Pendleton, Texas to the late Gene P. and Louise Hunt. Also preceding her in death are her loving husband, Wayne S. "Pop" Ishmael; a great-great grandchild, Emma Rae; sister, Doris Slauson, Joan Hall; brother, Gene W. Hunt.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Charles (Evelyn) Ishmael, Margaret Valois, Carolyn (Jerry) Baacke, Donna Kramer, and Doris (late George) Handley;...

Celvia Joy Ishmael, age 91, of Cedar Lake, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017 at Crown Point Christian Village with her loving family at her side.
Celvia was born July 16, 1925 in Pendleton, Texas to the late Gene P. and Louise Hunt. Also preceding her in death are her loving husband, Wayne S. "Pop" Ishmael; a great-great grandchild, Emma Rae; sister, Doris Slauson, Joan Hall; brother, Gene W. Hunt.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Charles (Evelyn) Ishmael, Margaret Valois, Carolyn (Jerry) Baacke, Donna Kramer, and Doris (late George) Handley; grandchildren, Charles, Mandy, Debbie; Joe, Chris, Carey, Michael; Brian, Kathrine, Greg, Karen; Larry; Janis, Theresa and Sherry; great grandchildren, Zandrea, Quinten; Shane; Shaun; Amanda, Joey; Stephanie, Rachel; Michael, Wyatt; Brent; Zachary, Kylee, Jared, Allyson; Grayson, Ryan; James, Austin, Gavin; Stevie, Brandon, Jacob, Matt, Missy, Nicholas, Marcus; great-great grandchildren, Journey, Hazel; late Emma Rae, Jaxyn; Austin, Zachary; and Riley; sisters, Chuddy Clark and Bitsie Bell.
Mrs. Ishmael was a college graduate, and was a private secretary for military amputee doctor, helping with rounds in Soldier's Hospital in Texas. She and her husband relocated to Cedar Lake, Indiana and continued to build their family. She was past member of Rebecca Lodge in Crown Point, and active member of Cedar Lake Church of Christ. Celvia was a loving and devoted mother and caregiver for her family, and also held numerous other jobs outside the home to help the family.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 4-8 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 Cline Ave.; Schererville, Indiana 46375). Funeral services will be Thursday, June 15, 2107 at 11:00 am with Pastor Frank Klobucar officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. To leave online condolence, please visit www.chapellawnfunerals.com