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Faith Marie Blacksten

November 16, 1963 — January 9, 2020

Faith Marie Blacksten, 56, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services in La Porte, Indiana.

Faith was born on November 16, 1963 in Michigan City, IN, to Harry and Carolyn (Wilson) Blacksten.

Surviving are her daughter, Nicole (David) Syler of Largo, FL; 3 grandchildren, Lilliana Graham, Dylan Syler and Teagan Syler; brother, David (Lori) Leslie of La Porte; aunt, Loretta Wilson; cousin, Jennie Mullins of La Porte; as well as other aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Evert Lee Wilson; grandparents, Henry F. and Minnie L. (Hays) Wilson; and uncles, Frank P. and Benjamin Wilson.

Faith was a receptionist for On Guard Security in Florida.  She enjoyed eagles, riding her motorcycle and reading her Bible. Faith especially loved her "baby girl", Nicole.  She was extremely fond of her grandchildren, Lilliana, Dylan, and little Teagan.  Faith also loved her puppy, Cuddles, so much that she had his name tattooed on her arm.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or a Veteran organization of the donor's choice.

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2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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