Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Geraldine F. Conlon, 86, of Union Mills, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018.  She was born January 26, 1932 in Gary to Howard and Ruth (Miller) Detlefs. Geraldine was raised by her beloved aunt and uncle, Challen and Clara Remster. She graduated from Morgan Township High School in 1950.  Geraldine was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wanatah, Helping Hand Club, and Home Extension of Clinton Township.  She enjoyed quilting, reading, and spending time with her family.  Geraldine will be remembered by her children as a loving, caring, and kind hearted mom.  She will be dearly missed.  On April 21, 1951 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kouts she married David Conlon, who preceded her in death in 2006. She is survived by their children: Thomas (Nancy) Conlon of Union Mills, Patricia (Gerald) Patrick of South Bend, Mark (Patricia) Conlon of Union Mills, Julie (Keith) Roberts of Union Mills, and Michael Conlon of Chicago; 11 grandchildren: Bryan Conlon, Rachel Easton, Juliana Lehmkuhl, Laura Jones, Matthew, Neil, and Chad Patrick, Stephen Conlon, Kathryn, Jonathan, and David Burcham; and 12 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Aunt Clara, Uncle Challen, son, Steven Conlon, and son-in-law, Thomas Burcham.
A visitation will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at the Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St., Wanatah.  A Funeral Mass will begin on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 204 N. Ohio St., Wanatah.  Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the American Heart Association.

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