A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 from p.m. Richard was retired from the Highland Police Department and continued his career with Highland Public Works.He currently worked security at Munster Community Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of the Calumet Area in his loving memory would be appreciated. Handler (nee Hess) beloved wife of Gerald; loving mother of Robert (Linda) Handler, Susan (Wesley) Nissen, Lisa (Brian) Ackerman and Howard Handler; proud Bubbie of Nathan, Matthew, Andrew, Hallie and Gabrielle; devoted daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude Hess; dear sister of Robert (Linda) Hess and Stanford Hess; special sister-in-law of Raymond and Arlene Handler; wonderful aunt, great-aunt and friend to many.
A judge granted a request by defense attorney Angela Jones, who represents Nicholas Pelissier, 19, of Chicago, to allow the two cases to be tried separately. A Gary woman has been charged with attempted murder and other counts after allegedly hitting her former roommate with her car as the woman was walking to church.
Trinita Beatrice Williams, 27, was charged in Lake Superior Court in connection with the Aug. A Hammond woman is dead, the victim of a stabbing early Tuesday, authorities said. Steve Kellogg said the woman was found at about 6 a.m.
Tuesday inside a home on the 7500 block of Alexander Ave.
In loving memory of Richard Hawkins, husband, father brother and best friend. He is survived by his loving wife Phyllis, children, grand- children, brothers and extended family. at Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN.
Hawkins age 74 of Highland, IN passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.