Chesterton Tribune

Joseph 'David' Searle dies at 72

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Joseph “David” Searle, age 72 of Chesterton, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 in Valparaiso.

He was born on March 23, 1936 in Lowell, the son of the late Joseph and Zella (Taylor) Searle.

He was married to Carol (Pierce) Searle, who survives of Chesterton.

David is also survived by his children, Joni (Steve) Perkins of Greencastle, J. Brett (Diane) Searle of LaPorte, Josi (Brian) Urbanski of LaPorte, Jon (Jennifer) Searle of Knoxville, Tenn., and Jodi (Dean) Perrine of Chesterton; sisters, Patricia (Lenard) Smith of Santa Maria, Calif., Marilyn (Conrad) Sundeen of Crown Point, and Zella Jo (Ted) Pratt of Knox, and 13 grandchildren.

David was an area resident since 1975 and attended the Pines Bible Church. He retired as a Branch Manager for Indiana Insurance Company in Merrillville.

Funeral services, Pastor Rick Jones officiating, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will be at noon at Lowell Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 18, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the VNA Hospice of Porter County.


Posted 7/17/2008