Delores Ann Hefty, 84 of Portage, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022. She was born May 17, 1938, in Gary, IN to the late Lawrence and Pauline (Avery) Spiller. Delores graduated from Hobart High School and made her career as a self-employed Insurance Agent at her company, Hefty Insurance Services, Inc. in Portage. She was a member of the Deep River Church of Christ in Merrillville and the Bonner Senior Center in Portage. Delores will be remembered for her love of reading, her strong will, and scrappy character.
On September 17, 1956, Delores married Norm L. Hefty, who preceded her in death in 2000. She is survived by their children: Dave (Rose) Hefty of Valparaiso, Bob Hefty of Hanna, John (Jessica) Hefty of Portage, and Sharon Hefty of Portage; grandchildren: David, Kayla, Brandon, Emily, Katina, and Savannah; great-grandchildren: David, Maddy, Brayden and Noah; and sister, Carolyn Toering. She was preceded in death by brothers, Danny and Larry Spiller.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sharon Hefty to assist with funeral expenses.
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. SHES IN NO MORE PAIN. -Barb Cannon
You were an amazing Grandma and you lived an amazing life. I miss you and wish that I could’ve seen you one last time. I love you very much. -Savannah Hefty