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Edward D. Pokorny

October 7, 1946 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 71)


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Edward D. Pokorny

October 7, 1946 - November 5, 2017

Edward D. Pokorny, 71, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm, Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Thursday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.

He was born October 7, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Sidney and Jeanne (Dreifuss) Pokorny.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Pokorny of Michigan City, IN; two step-daughters, Bridget (David) Cadwell of LaPorte, IN and Brenda Thiery of Mishawaka, IN; grandchild, Brandon (Jennifer) Bell; two great-grandchildren, Briseis and Alexandria Bell; sister, Juliet Rose Shavitz of Arlington Heights, IL; and his brother, Harvey (Darlene) Pokorny of Hoffman Estates, IL.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Sarah Jeanne Pokorny.

Edward retired as a counselor for the Indiana Department of Corrections. He was a former member of Sinai Temple, was an Eagle Scout and a longtime Boy Scout Leader. Edward enjoyed astronomy, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and swimming.

Contributions may be made to Equine Dreams, P.O. Box 372, Sandwich, IL 60548.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
November 9, 2017

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 9, 2017

4:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360


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