Eva Lake age 91, 99 East 200 South Portland, Indiana passed away at her home Monday evening with her family at her bedside. She was born on July 28, 1923 the daughter of Acie and Ruth (Jones) Champ. She was married September 3rd, 1944 to Warren (Pick) Lake who passed away September 26, 1997. She was a graduate of the class of 1940 from Portland High School. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church, the American Legion ladies auxiliary post #211 since 1954 and the Senior Citizen group of Bryant. She worked at Jay Garment, Ballastran Corp, Sears, and at the Special Child Education Center and retired after working at the Jay County School Corp.
Surviving are her two sons Mike and Randy Lake both of Portland. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Rogers Durham presiding. Burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M. and Friday one hour prior to services. Memorials can be made to State of the Heart Hospice.