Mary L. Minton, 87 of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was born July 9, 1931 in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of Wesley and Rhoda (Smalley) George. Mary was a librarian and an artist and was well known in the community for her portraits. She was a member of Save the Tunes and was a band member of the Western Rangers. Surviving are her children, Wesley Minton of Valparaiso, Sherry Curski of Portage, Cathy Tokarchuck of Homossa, FL Robert Minton of Carmel and Frank Minton of St. Joe, MI., 20 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and her cat Spookie. She was preceded in death by her parents, son William, daughters Faye L. Minton and Carolyn Julovich and her parents. Visitation will be held Friday, January 18, 2019, 4-7 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St, Valparaiso. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, 11:00 AM at Bartholomew Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Valparaiso. Chaplin Lauren Mache is officiating. Memorial Donations may be made to the Porter County Library, 103 E. Jefferson St. Valparaiso, IN 46383.
If you have a favorite story about Mary, please bring it to share at the service or mail it to the family in care of Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383.