Elizabeth Pearson, 86, formerly of Potsdam
Monday, February 14, 2011 - 8:56 pm

Elizabeth Pearson (nee Dame), age 86 of Chesterton, IN and formerly of Potsdam, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 in Valparaiso, IN.

Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Friday from 1-4 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, February 19th at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Potsdam, with Msgr. Harry Snow celebrant. Burial will take place in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences online can be sent www.garnerfh.com.

Elizabeth was born November 16, 1924 in Potsdam, to the late Floyd and Eva (Myre) Dame.

Elizabeth is survived by her son, Keith (Diane) Pearson of Portage, IN; daughters Barb (Dennis) Whisler of Chesterton, IN and Debbie (Lee) Schoonover of New Lenox, IL; daughter-in-law, Lisa Pearson of Chesterton, IN; brother, Floyd (Jorene) Dame of Sackets Harbor; nephew Dennis (Julie) Dame; nieces, Sheryl and Dawn Dame; and six grandchildren, one step grandchild and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Edwin and Terry Pearson.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and worked in Circulation at the Westchester Public Library for 8 years.