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Mary Redamak

Mary Elizabeth Redamak

February 10th, 1946 - October 14th, 2022

Mary's Obituary

Mary Elizabeth (Bortz) Redamak, 76, of New Buffalo, passed away on Friday – October 14, 2022. Private family services will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, MI.

Mary was born on February 10, 1946 in LaPorte, IN to the late Benjamin and Edna (Oman) Bortz, Jr. On October 3, 1970 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in LaPorte, she married Terry Lynn Redamak; he preceded her in death on March 28, 2004. They moved to New Buffalo in 1972. Mary was a 1972 graduate of the Valparaiso University School of Law and then became a member of the Michigan Bar. She then joined Terry at the law firm of Farina & Redamak and practiced law for many years. Mary also worked and retired as bookkeeper from the New Buffalo Area Schools. She was a member of the New Buffalo Area School Board; a member of the New Buffalo Township Library Board; a member of the New Buffalo Service League; and an avid supporter of girls sports.

Mary is survived by her three daughters – Julia (James) Flick of New Buffalo, Sara (Beau) Mead of New Buffalo and Amanda Desermia of Tega Cay, SC; six grandchildren – Michael, Andrew, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Seth and Steven; a sister – Barbara (Kurt) Perschke of LaPorte; a brother – Robert (Karen) Bortz of LaPorte; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by a sister - Shirley Bortz. Mary was a very kind and loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the New Buffalo Township Library. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence can do so at www.sommerfeldchapel.com

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