Lynne Zygmunt, 81 of Valparaiso, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022. She was born November 5, 1940, in Muncie, IN to James and Eva Beatrice (Bayless) McCarroll. Lynne graduated from Muncie Central High School and Ball State Teacher’s College. She made her career as a High School Art Teacher for 23 years at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City, IL. Lynne was always active in the communities where she lived and was awarded the Lake County Junior Women’s Club Woman of the Year in 1967. She also volunteered at the White County Food Pantry, where she was a founder of “Women to Women” – a program that addressed issues unique to women in need. Lynne additionally volunteered at the First United Methodist Church Resale Shop in Valparaiso. Lynne was also an avid quilter and enjoyed golfing. Lynne will be remembered for her kind heart, caring nature, and generosity. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be dearly missed by all who loved her.
On August 26, 1961, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Muncie, Lynne married Dennis Zygmunt, who survives, along with their children: Stan (Melizza) Zygmunt of Valparaiso, IN, Eva Zygmunt of Muncie, IN, Tony (Jennifer) Zygmunt of Racine, WI; grandchildren: Hannah (Daniel) Matthews, Jonathan Zygmunt, Lily Fillwalk, Albert (Julianne) Zygmunt, and Jacob Zygmunt; and great-grandson, Franklin Zygmunt. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Ann DeBord Copeland.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., with a service beginning at 11:00 a.m., at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church Resale Shop, 7 E. Chicago St., Valparaiso, IN 46383.
I'm very sorry for your loss. It sounds like Lynne was a very active, wonderful person. I wish peace and comfort to your family and to her friends. -Jay Davis
Tony, sorry for your loss. Your mother sounds like a fun person. Wishing you the peace and comfort in this time. -James Ramey
My deepest sympathy to Dennis and all of his family. I am saddened to hear of Lynne's passing. I'm happy to have known her from our days at TF North. I'll remember her as a very positive and friendly person even with her back pain. May she rest in peace. -Tom Sidote