Sara H. Lake, age 72, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at her home in Portland, Indiana.
A longtime resident of Portland, Sara was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 5, 1949. She was the
daughter of John and Elizabeth (Murphy) Kontos. Sara married Paul Lake in 1972. She retired from
home health care with JRDS and, for many years, operated Phillips 66 in Portland with her husband.
Sara was a member of Hickory Grove Church, west of Portland. She was also a member of the Lady
Lionesses and the Moose Lodge in Portland. Sara was an passionate animal lover, including horses, cats,
dogs and birds. As hobbies, enjoyed collecting jewelry, crocheting doilies, needlepoint and knitting. She
also was a member of several Portland bowling teams.
Her husband: Paul Lake – Portland, Indiana
1 sister: Leona Pyle – Portland, Indiana
2 brothers: Wayne Lake (wife Diana) – Portland, Indiana
Fred Lake (husband Alexander) – New York, New York
She was preceded in death by 2 sisters Ann Ridgway (husband Jim Ridgway) and Pauline Jellison
(husband Steve Jellison) and 1 brother Mark Lake
A graveside service for Sara Lake will be held at a later date in Little Salamonia Cemetery, south of
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