Edith Hedge, 1923-2017

Mrs. Edith R. Hedge, 93, of LaPorte, Indiana, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017, at LaPorte Hospital.

She was born September 15, 1923, in Michigan City, Indiana, the daughter of William Badkey and Frieda (Conrad) Badkey.

Edith was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and past member of the Pinola Grange. Edith was a loving mother.

On November 26, 1942, in Marietta, GA, she married John S. Hedge, who preceded her in death February 2, 2004.

She is survived by her son, William (Mary) Hedge of LaPorte; daughter, Cynthia Hedge of LaPorte; and three nieces.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Phillip Lee Hedge; an infant daughter; sister, Anita Schultz; and brother, Ross Badkey.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte. A private family graveside service will be held at Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, with Rev. Dennis Meyer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany Lutheran Church Foundation, 102 G St., LaPorte, IN 46350; or READ LaPorte County Inc., 904 Indiana Ave., LaPorte, IN 46350.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

11 Responses to “Edith Hedge, 1923-2017”

  1. Bette Conroy

    Aug 21. 2017

    I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. My sympathy to
    both William and Cynthia. You’re in my prayers.

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  2. Joanne Haferkamp

    Aug 21. 2017

    Bill, Mary, and Cindy May you be comforted with all the good memories. Will miss waiting by the elevator at church. Thoughts and prayers. Joanne

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  3. Penny Lower

    Aug 21. 2017

    Mary, I was very sorry to learn of your mother-in-laws death. My sympathy to all your family.

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  4. Helen (Hamby) Filo

    Aug 21. 2017

    Cindy and Bill, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. So many years ago, and I recognized her picture right away. She was great to us when we were kids. My prayers lifted for you all.

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  5. Virginia Lancaster

    Aug 21. 2017

    Bill and Mary, So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort in this difficult time. Gina

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  6. Bob and Karen Cenkush

    Aug 21. 2017

    Bill sorry to hear about your mother. But what a blessing to have her with you for all those years. Keep her in your thoughts and she will be with you forever.

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  7. Grace goers

    Aug 21. 2017

    Cindy and bill my prayers are with you.. you have been devoted
    Children to your mom. Stay strong

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  8. Jim and Pat Clark

    Aug 23. 2017

    Sincerest condolences. I remember her well from our Bluffside Bombers, Nilewood Nialators, and Johnson Road Zipperlips football days. Sorry to hear of her passing.

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  9. Dear Cynthia

    Aug 24. 2017

    Dear Cynthia, with Deepest Sympathy on the
    Loss of your Mom.

    John and Vicki

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  10. John and VICKI Trickler

    Aug 24. 2017

    With Deepest Sympathy on the loss of your
    Mom Cindy.

    Sincerely, John and Vicki

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  11. Linda

    Sep 10. 2017

    I’m so sorry, Bill.

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