Chesterton Tribune

George F. Wilk dies at 66

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George F. Wilk, age 66, of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday December 24, 2008 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center, Valparaiso. 

George was born in Hammond, December 4, 1942 the son of Joseph and Dorothy (Scheffke) Wilk, both of whom preceded him in death.

George is survived by brothers Tim Wilk of Chesterton, Dan (Shirley) Wilk of Wheatfield, and Joe (Janet) Wilk of Greenwood, and several nieces and nephews.

 George was a retired firefighter for the city of East Chicago for 20 years. After retirement he helped his brother Tim for the last 20 years at the Gray Goose Inn. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and loved animals, especially dogs. 

Cremation will be at Heritage Crematory, Portage. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Posted 1/2/2009