Chesterton Tribune

Donald E. Coslet dies at 66

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Donald E. Coslet, age 66, of Chesterton, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 following a long illness. 

Don was born March 31, 1942 in Chesterton, the son of William and Ethel (Sievert) Coslet both of whom preceded him in death. 

On February 7, 1981 Donald married Linda (Cleveland) Coslet who survives in Chesterton. 

He is also survived by his son, Mike Cleveland of Porter; one brother, Daniel (Cindy) Coslet of Pa.; and four sisters, Donna (Dave) Scott of S. C., Deborah (William) Robertson of S. C., Diana Diakas of LaPorte, and Delores Sutton of Portage; and many much loved nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter Heather Rose Coslet and four brothers William “Billy”, Carl Richard, Charles Kent and most recently David B. Coslet. Donald graduated from Chesterton High School class of 1961 and worked at Midwest Steel for 37 years. He loved God, his family, his church family and his friends. He will be remembered and missed by many. He was a member of Fairhaven Baptist Church.

A funeral service, Dr. Roger Voegtlin officiating, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Fairhaven Baptist Church, 86 E. Oak Hill Rd., Chesterton.

There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Fairhaven Baptist Church. Arrangements handled through Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. 

Posted 1/9/2009