Clarence F. “Guy” Hokanson, of Chesterton, passed away
Tuesday evening, December 16, 2008 at home. He was 85.
He was born December 4, 1923 in Porter, the son of Victor and
Anna (Lindblade) Hokanson.
On October 7, 1956 in Crown Point, he married Noreen C.
Kaldahl, who survives.
He is also survived by three sons, Pete (Carol) Hokanson, of
Camby, Jeff (Suellen) Hokanson, of Indianapolis and Charles (Angela)
Hokanson, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; six grandchildren, Alex, Kaylin, Sarah, Miles,
Elizabeth and Andrew Jacob (A.J.); two sisters, Ruth Gawley, of Keystone
Heights, Fla. and Virginia Green, of Valparaiso.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Edith
Bonandar and four brothers, Alvin, Arthur, Maynard and Virgil Hokanson.
Guy was a member of 1st United Methodist Church of Chesterton
and a Charter Member of Sons of Norway. He was a long time volunteer member
of Porter Fire Department. He was a graduate of Chesterton High School and
Purdue University where he was a member of the AGR fraternity. He was a
buyer at Midwest Steel Co. with 23 years of service.
Funeral services, Pastor Christine Newman-Jacobs officiating,
will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd
St., Chesterton. Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19
at White-Love Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given to Porter Fire Department, 500 W. Beam
St., Porter, IN 46304.
For information, please call 926-1309.