Lola Korpella of Hobart, IN, October 25, 1925 – December 30, 2012

Lola Korpella, age 87 of Hobart, passed away December 30, 2012.  She was born in the Ukraine, became a POW and met her husband Ray during WWII.  She and her late husband owned the Cup and Saucer Restaurant in Merrillville and operated a catering service. She also cooked for hundreds at a tennis ranch in Michigan.  She enjoyed sewing, and made several wedding dresses.  Her passion in life was her family and her flowers.  She was preceded in death by her husband Ray and son Richard.  Lola is survived by sons Edward (Lynn) Korpella of Crown Point and Joe (Pam) Korpella of Hobart; grandchildren Holly (Lazo Ilich) Korpella of Valparaiso, Todd Korpella of Annapolis, MD,Eric Korpella of Hobart and  Heather (Ben Wollitz) Korpella of Chicago; 2 great-grandchildren Lily and Payne Korpella and nieces and nephews.  Friends may visit with Lola’s family on Thursday January 3, 2013 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th St., Hobart.  Funeral Service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home. Rev. Andrew Corona officiating. Entombment at Graceland Cemetery.

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