LaVerne May Jackson

LaVerne May Jackson, 88, of Michigan City, passed away peacefully on her birthday Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Miller’s Health and Rehab, La Porte.


She was born July 10, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, to Henry and Mary (Szum) Frecke.


LaVerne retired in 1995 as an Import and Export Specialist from Sullair, LLC. After retiring, she worked many years for Meijer’s, Michigan City. LaVerne enjoyed crocheting, country music, and formerly square dancing.


Surviving are her two sons, Joseph (Donna) and Scott (Angie) Luchetti; one sister, Patricia Frecke of Michigan City; one brother, Michael Frecke of Valparaiso; two grandchildren, Lauren and Christopher; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.


Preceding in death were her parents; and five siblings, Henry Frecke Jr., Dorothy Frecke, John Frecke, Barbara Watson, and Josephine Porterfield.


A funeral celebrating her life will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, July 18, 2022 at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100. Visitation and viewing will be held from 5 p.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home.


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Memorial contributions may be directed to Michiana Humane Society, 722 Indiana 212, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 in memory of LaVerne May Jackson.

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