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James Emory Schuster dies at 54

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James Emory Schuster, age 54, of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, October 27, 2008 in Valparaiso. 

He was born on August 7, 1954 in Gary the son of  William and Betty (Swaykowski) Schuster, both of whom survive.

On August 7, 1978 he married Annette Nicholson, who survives in Valparaiso.

He is also survived by children, Brian (Michelle) Ashby of Chesterton, Jeffrey Ashby of Chesterton, Cassandra (George) Kidd of Valparaiso, Christine (Brian) McWilliams of Portage and James D. Schuster of Valparaiso; brothers, William (Kim) Schuster of Valparaiso and Robert Schuster of Gary; and grandchildren, Brandon Ashby, Kyle Ashby, Corina Kidd, Lily McWilliams and Emma McWilliams.

James worked in Quality Management/Human Resources at Great Lakes Packaging. He attended Southlake Worship Center and loved computers, gardening and tropical fish. 

Funeral services, Minister Martin Glennon officiating, will be  at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage. Interment will follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage. 

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday, October 30 at the funeral home.


Posted 10/29/2008