Loretta Mae Wilson

Loretta Mae Wilson, 69, of La Porte passed away peacefully with her family around her on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Michigan City.


She was born March 22, 1951 in La Porte to Emerson (Sam) and Mary (McIntosh) Wilson.


Loretta worked at Joy Manufacturing, Teledyne Castings, and La Porte Savings Bank where she missed seeing her dear friends and coworkers. She was a life member of the Polish Falcons Nest 564.  She loved helping others before herself. 

Surviving is her lifetime beloved, Dan Klonaski of La Porte; a sister, Virginia (Ginny) Wilson Dickson; nieces, Tami (Stephen “Butch”) Nedza, Jennifer (Joe) Layman both of La Porte; a great-niece, Brianna Brown’ a great-nephew, Ryan Freese; and great-great-nieces, Gracelynn, Faith, and Pyper.

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Kasimir “Kasey” Ryznar; a nephew, Kenneth Dickson Jr.; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.


Per Loretta’s wishes, there will be no services.  Burial will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to, Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel in La Porte.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Please share prayers, condolences, and memories with the family at Essling Funeral 

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