OBITUARY

Loris A. Terpstra

June 11, 1930December 4, 2018
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Loris Terpstra age 88, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. She is survived by her children, Rochelle Grafford, Cheryl (Keith) Leach, Marlette (Dan) Bernacchi and James (Brenda) Terpstra Jr.; grandchildren, Dale (Lana) Grafford, Bryan (Jennifer) Leach, Allison (Michael) Robison, Nathan (Nicole) Bernacchi, Leslie Bernacchi, Joel (Tiffany) Bernacchi, Barbara (Mike) Quigley, Jim (Kaitlyn) Terpstra, Derek Terpstra, Brandon (Emily) Terpstra and Scott (Aza) Terpstra; 17 great grandchildren; brothers, Herman (late Delma) Eriks, Donald (Wilma) Eriks, Duane (Jacque) Eriks and Allan Eriks; sister in law, Dorothy Eriks. Preceded in death by her husband, James C. Terpstra Sr. and brother, Kenneth Eriks. Loris was born June 11, 1930 in Hammond, IN to the late Herman and Grace Eriks. On November 14, 1947 she married the love of her life Jim and together they raised 4 children. Loris was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother and will truly be missed by all whose lives she touched. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 Cline Avenue Crown Point, IN) with Rev. Michaile Murray Broadnax officiating. Private interment to be held by the family. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Sunday from 1:00 PM until time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to The Gideons International PO Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214. Online condolences may be left at chapellawnfunerals.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Loris A. Terpstra

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Stacey Trembicki

December 6, 2018

It was an honor and a privilege to help care for Loris in her final months. Rest in heavenly peace, Gramma.

Bryan and Jennifer Leach

December 6, 2018

Gigi you were the kindest most Godfearing woman I’ve ever known. Thankyou for accepting me into your family and giving me the best Mother In Law . You were so kind and always had a smile on your face . We will miss you . Love Bryan and Jenn

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