Kathrene I. Kusturin

Kathrene I. Kusturin, 74, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, at NorthWest Health, La Porte.


She was born September 23, 1946, in Hammond, Indiana, the daughter of William Brammer and Grace (Fout) Hartman.


Kathrene moved to La Porte from Knox in 1995. She retired from Howmet after 20 years, then worked as the coordinator at Hair Fitness in La Porte. She loved bowling and was in the Thursday night women's league and the Monday senior league at Casey Lanes. She was an avid reader and games player, did a lot of canning with her husband, and enjoyed camping and hanging by the pool. Kathrene cherished her family, even raising two of her granddaughters for the past 14 years.


She will be missed by her survivors, including her husband William D. Kusturin of La Porte; three sons, Timothy Harmon of FL, Ralph (Pamela) Harmon Jr. of La Porte, IN, Joseph (Carlene) Harmon of Nashville, TN; Step-Son, John Kusturin of Fishlake, IN; Two Step-Daughters, Chastity Ashton of N. Judson, IN, Deborah Lynn of Mishawaka, IN; brother, Donald Brammer of FL; sister, Diana Golden of FL; sister-in-law, Carol Brammer of Kentucky; grandchildren Abby,Lexi, Jessica, Adam, Shaun, Rachel, Ryan, Whitney, Kylie, Shannon, Nikki; 12 great-grandchildren and two precious babies on the way.


Kathrene was preceded in death by her brother, Gene Brammer.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends on Friday, October 16 from 2-4 p.m.  A Celebration of Kathrene's Life will be held following the visitation at 4:00 at the funeral home.  The family would like anyone who wishes to share a memory to write it down and bring it to the service. Interment of cremated remains will take place at a later date. Please remember to bring your masks.


Flowers are welcome or the family suggests planting a tree in her honor, which can be done on the funeral home website.


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