Natalie Kay Gilpin

Natalie Kay Gilpin, 32, of La Porte, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at her home.


Natalie was born in South Bend, IN, on November 5, 1988 to Greg Gilpin and Brenda L. O'Banion. Surviving are her mother and father, Brenda (Mark Samford) O'Banion; father, Greg Gilpin; half sisters, Karly Rogers, Destiny Daley, and Nikki Daley; many aunts and uncles, Arch (Wanda) O'Banion of Rolling Prairie, Bill (Diane) O'Banion of Hudson Lake, Patsy Bode of New Carlisle, Loretta Smith of Indianapolis, Sandy (Roger) Teska of Hudson Lake, Penny (Joe) Duda of Mill Creek, Tammy Minne of Elkhart, Mike (Janet) Gilpin of Florida, Danny Gilpin of Florida, Jay (Charlene) Gilpin of New Carlisle, and Collette O'Banion of Hudson Lake; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Norman T. (Ethel M.) O'Banion and Jack (Dorothy) Gilpin; and uncle, Norman D. O'Banion.


Natalie was a Professional Executive at North Star Stone in Valparaiso, Indiana. She enjoyed going to the beach and being in the water. Natalie was known for being goofy and living life to the fullest. She enjoyed laughing and hanging out with her close friends, Mike Crail, Erailia Pena, and Melissa Stahl, and family.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Deacon Larry Versmesse officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Cremation will take place following the service.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Brenda O'Banion, 2900 Monroe St., La Porte, IN 46350 or to the charity of the donor's choice.


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