Florence Fonner, 77 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Valparaiso, IN.
She was born on July 6, 1937, in Canonsburg, PA to Curtis and Nellie (McCalla) White.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Marvin Fonner and sisters, Jean Wilson and Nancy Wiles.
She is survived by her son, James Fonner of Valparaiso, IN; daughters, Debbie (Mike) Layton of Dallas, WV and Darlene (Allen) Dishman of Chesterton, IN; sisters, Thelma (Reid) Mackey of Newton, MS and Maxine Francis of West Alexander, PA; grandchildren, Bill (Becky), Tim (Tina), Krista (Rick), Matt, Jimmy, Jennifer (Mario) and Cheyenne and great-grandchildren, Joey, Josh, Brianna, Blake, Brooklyn, Christian, Jacob and Gabriella.
Florence was a cook at Duneland Schools for many years and also worked at Valparaiso University.
Friends will be received on Sunday, July 13, 2014, from 2-6 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-242-2311) where services will be held Monday, July 14, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Larry Lewis officiating.
Burial will take place at Mt. View Cemetery in Dallas, WV.
Memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
Online condolences to the family may be left at or www.kepnerfuneral. com.