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Lorrie Whitaker

August 21, 1969 — November 4, 2017

Lorrie J. Whitaker, 48 of Niles, passed away unexpectedly at her home.

Lorrie was born on August 21, 1969 in Elkhart, IN to Larrie and Betty (Christner) Whitaker.

She is preceded in death by her father Larrie and a grandson Timothy Sandeen.

Lorrie is survived by her mother Betty Jackson of Elkhart, IN, her fiancée Sheth Ruminer of Niles, her daughters, Anna, Ashley and Amber Whitaker all of Niles, grandchildren, Taylor Sandeen, Rylee Whitaker and Sylis Luthringer, step-son, Brandon George of Constantine and step-daughter Shasta Watton of Elkhart. She is also survived by her sisters, Sharrie Southern of Elkhart and Nicole Evans of South Bend, her half-sister, Kelly Whitaker of Arkansas and numerous other friends and extended family.

Lorrie worked at Global Composites as a Fiberglass Roller. She enjoyed watching movies, music, gardening and singing. Lorrie also enjoyed gardening, coloring and painting her fingernails and toes. She cherished the times she was able to be with her grandchildren. She loved riding with Sheth on his motorcycle. Lorrie also loved her dogs, Elmo and Lucy.

Visitation for Lorrie will be on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles from 10am to 12 noon. A funeral service will begin at noon. Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery.

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