Naomi Ainsley

Naomi Ainsley, 94, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 2:44 p.m., Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Northwest Health, La Porte.


She was born December 5, 1926 in Taulbee, Kentucky to George and Emma (Jacob) King.


Naomi worked as a switchboard operator until her retirement. She enjoyed sewing, baking and cooking in her spare time. Naomi was a thoughtful person who loved to help others. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.


Surviving are her son, Allan J. (Diane) Buckley of Wildwood, MO; two grandchildren, Robert Buckley of Las Vegas, NV, and Allison (Shane) Wussow of Wildwood, MO; three great grandchildren, Kyleigh and Beckett Wussow and Brayden Buckley; three nieces, Susan Parson, Pam Grundy and Sharla Kingman; two nephews, Chuck Tyskie and Kenneth Engle; and several great nieces and nephews.


Preceding in death were her parents, George King and Emma Kaley; two sisters, Lucille Tyskie and Alberta Engle; and one nephew, Robert Tyskie.


A funeral celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Lakeview Funeral Home, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100 with Minister Jac Sallade officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte.


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Memorial contributions may be directed to American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th Street Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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