Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Lee Ann Unwin, "Nanny"

Passed away on June 22, 2020

Lee Ann “Nanny” Unwin, age 73.  Late of East Hazel Crest, IL.  Passed away June 22, 2020.  Beloved wife of Tom for 56 years.  Loving mother of Laurie (Arthur) Krueger, Joseph (Maria Fé) Unwin, and Michelle (Danny) O’Nail.  Cherished grandmother of Arthur (Michelle) Krueger, Thomas (Katie) Krueger, Mark Unwin, Josephine Unwin, Kellie O’Nail, and Dillon O’Nail.  Dearest great grandmother of Tommy, Karlee, Jeremiah, De’Shawn, Walter, Sincerity, Savannah, and Louise.  Dear sister of Trudy (late Tom), Margie (Bob), James (Pat), Heleen (Rudy), Laura (Jim), Jerry, and Cindy and sister in law of Richard (Judy) and William (Peggy).  Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her loving cats Amber, Tigger, and Spot.  Preceded in death by her beloved dog Sammy.  Lee Ann was a retired employee of Ft. Dearborn Life Insurance.  Nanny loved to sew, paint, craft, build miniature doll houses, and cook for her family.  Visitation Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 2:00 pm until time of service at 6:00 pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel – Cedar Lake 9931 Lincoln Plaza Way.  (1/2 block south of 133rd Ave. across from the library at Lincoln Plaza Way). For more information 219-374-9300.

Funeral Service:
Elmwood Funeral Chapel
9931 Lincoln Plaza Way
Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303
Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made payable to Franciscan Hospice.

Visitation Location

Cedar Lake
9931 Lincoln Plaza Way
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
(219) 374-9300


Visitation Information

Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm

"I am so sorry to hear that Leann passed away u run my prayers "
- Mary Ervin
June 24, 2020 11:46 am

"My Condolences to Tom and his family on their loss of a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. LeeAnn and I always had good conversations while walking our fur babies. She with Sammy and I with Smokey. Lovingly your neighbor Pam @ 17220 Country Ln."
- Pamela Frazier
June 24, 2020 4:09 pm

"Laurie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
- Pamela O'Leary
June 25, 2020 8:08 am

"My deepest sympathies to the family. May Leanne rest in peace. 🙏"
- Sandy Winter
June 25, 2020 8:46 pm

"Tom and family, my heart goes out to each and everyone of you. My cousin Leeann Will be missed dearly. you all are in my loving prayers and thoughts. God bless you always. I love you Leeann!"
- Pam Ball Conway
June 26, 2020 8:58 am

"May you find Comfort in Lasting Memories and Hope in Brighter Tommorow. "
- Lisa Krueger
June 27, 2020 8:09 am

"Tom, Laurie, Joe, and Michelle, I am so sorry to hear about Lee Ann, may you all find comfort in knowing that she was a very caring, passionate loving lady and always felt her as a second Mother growing up. My condolences to you all, and know that your guardian angel is always taking care of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. "
- Laura (Fregeau) Baro
June 30, 2020 8:34 pm

Candles Lit
"May God grant you peace and love, and to watch over us."
- Lisa Krueger
June 23, 2020 6:02 pm

"You will be dearly missed! "
- Lisa williams
June 23, 2020 6:28 pm

"I am going to miss you, especially our long phone chats on the phone. We laughed at the same jokes and memories. LeeAnn thanks for being a great sister. Your arms were always open to embrace the good and bad about people. You were the best. Heleen"
- Heleen Rodriguez
June 24, 2020 7:56 am

"Aunt Leeann was like a 2nd mother. To many fond funny memories to say here. Will miss here so much!!!!!"
- Tommy T Mcnabney
June 24, 2020 9:39 am

" Grandmother Those we love Don’t go away, They walk beside us every day Unseen, unheard But always near, so loved, so missed So very dear..... We will forever miss you & we love you dearly we gain another guardian angel.... "
- Josephine Jackson
June 25, 2020 7:42 pm

"We will forever miss you.... I love you grandma we have gain a beautiful angel"
- ❤️Josephine❤️
June 25, 2020 8:09 pm