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

Kathleen M. Deal, 72, of Kouts passed away Monday, October 22, 2018. She was born August 25, 1946 in Morrisonville, NY to Emmett & Eleanor (Meyer) Buckley, graduated from Saranac High School, Olba Business School, Our Lady of Victory Academy and Indiana University Northwest. Kathleen began her career with Valparaiso University for 17 years before concluding as Office Manager for White Lodging from 1997 – 2015. Her woodworking shop was legendary, her other interests and influences spanned travel, crocheting, book club, card club, wine tasting, YMCA programs and a myriad of other activities.  On September 11, 1965 she married Rex E. Deal who preceded her in death in 2001. Survivors include their children: Rex C. Deal (Martha), Emmett Deal, Katie Payne (Alan), siblings: William Buckley (Pai Wen), Maryann Orchard, Helen Buckley, Dolores Foote (Gary) & Cecelia Pekar and grandsons, Nicholas, Rex & Lane Deal. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A visitation will be held Saturday from 2 - 6 pm at Kosanke Funeral Home, Kouts. The funeral service will begin at 10:30 am Sunday at the funeral home with burial at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Association or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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