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Mary "Joann" (Comerford) Sager

October 19, 1937 — February 12, 2023

Mary "Joann" Sager, 85, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Joann was born on October 19, 1937 in Decatur, IL, to Robert and Helen (Noonan) Comerford.

On September 1, 1956, she married Richard, who survives.  Also surviving are her children, Kent (Michelle) Sager and Connie Norton, all of La Porte; 2 grandchildren, Daniel (Amanda) Sager of Muncie and LeeAnn (Jordan) Sager-Smith of Hyde Park, IL; brother, Timothy (Linda) Comerford of Indianapolis; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Christopher Kevin Sager; son-in-law, Thomas Norton; and brother, John Comerford.

Joann graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor of science in education.  Until her retirement, she taught as an English and history high school teacher.  During her retirement, she enjoyed traveling.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.  A private family service has taken place.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the La Porte County Habitat for Humanity, 301 US 20, Suite 6, Michigan City, IN 46360.

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