Shirley Wozniak, 1944-2019

Shirley Wozniak, 74, of Michigan City, IN, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at her home.

She was born in Michigan City on Aug. 27, 1944, to James Sr. and Lois (Shepperson) East.

Shirley was a member of the Night Stalkers Family.

On Dec. 26, 1997, she married Donald Lee Wozniak, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are her beloved children, Suzanna (Terrance) Ekstrom of Michigan City, Keith Allen Yearicks Sr. of Michigan City, Lowell (Ridglea) Callahan Jr. of Texas, Paul Thomas Yearicks Jr. of Texas, and Sheila Nelson of Tennessee; and 3 brothers, Thomas East, James (Connie) East Jr. and Wayne (Jenny) East, all of Michigan City.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Henry (Red) East Sr.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte. A time of visitation will be held Monday from 4 p.m. until the service at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Suzanna Ekstrom, 2900 Monroe St., LaPorte, IN 46350.

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