Margaret “Sue” Briskey, 1938-2019

Margaret “Sue” Briskey, 81, of La Porte, IN, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.

She was born Feb. 6, 1938, in Harriman, TN, to the late Velma Testament.

Margaret was a member of Landmark Baptist Church in La Porte and loved music and singing.

On Sept. 8, 1984, in La Porte, Margaret married Leo J. Briskey, who preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 1989.

Margaret is survived by daughters, Rhonda McKinney of La Porte and Lisa (Chad) Miller of Kokomo, IN; stepchildren, Michael and Tim Briskey and Jane Beaver; and dozens and dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Donna McCarty.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Landmark Baptist Church, 1604 First St., La Porte. Pastor Brandon Martin will officiate. Private burial will take place in Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte. Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, La Porte, is handling arrangements.

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