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Former La Porte County Historian Passes Away

(La Porte County, IN) - She knew the history of La Porte County practically like the back of her hand.  Fern Eddy Schultz has passed away.  She was 92.  The lifelong resident of the area died Thursday at her home on Johnson Road. 


Schultz was past president and charter member of the La Porte County Genealogical Society

and past president of the La Porte County Historical Society.


“Fern Eddy Schultz was the prototype of what a county historian should be.  She was interested in every aspect of La Porte County history.  She did her homework meticulously and was a strong advocate for people knowing and understanding the importance of the history of this area,” said former La Porte Mayor Leigh Morris.


Arrangement for Schultz was being handled by Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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