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

Marie R. Douglass, 74, of Valparaiso passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018. She was born on August 17, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois to Russell & Violet (Domke) Mandernach. She graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1961.  Marie made a career as a server at various local restaurants including Strongbow, Viking Chili Bowl, and Bob Evans.  Her natural tendency to always be smiling and welcoming made this a perfect fit.  Marie is survived by her husband and best friend Donald D. Douglass. They were married on March 30, 1995. She is also survived by 4 children, Dina Marie McLendon of Pennsylvania, Anjanette R. Brenda (Brian Shuppert) of South Bend, Lori A. Daly (Randy Maertz) of Valparaiso, and Will Powalski (Sherri Glinski), 6 grandchildren, Melissa Splix, Victoria (Nick) Clabaugh, Victor (Desiree) Splix, Kaley McLendon, Cassie Daly, and Cydney Daly.  Marie also has 11 great grandchildren.  Marie is also survived by her 6 siblings, Arlene (Bob) Spencer, Sandra (Paul) Dunston, Maxine (Ray) Snyder, Gary Mandernach, Susie (Joe) Kimerer, Debbie (Scott) Mockler.  Also many nieces and nephews.  She also had 2 very dear long-time friends, John Eiff and Jerry Stalbaum.  She was preceded in death by her parents and step-son, Joshua D. Douglass.  May she rest in peace.
A visitation will be held Wednesday from 1 – 2 pm at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm, Rev. Joseph Ostafinski officiating and burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the family.

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