Chesterton Tribune

Services set for Daniel Houle Sr

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Chesterton resident Daniel Houle Sr., 97, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at the Life Care Center of Valparaiso.

He was born Jan. 5, 1912, in Canada.

On June 6, 1977, in Chesterton, he married Alberta Marie (Kleckner), who survives in Chesterton.

He is also survived by a son, Jim Houle of Valparaiso; a daughter, Bonnie Oke of Pennsylvania; a step-son, Al (Marcia) Gaston of Chesterton; grandchildren, Mark (Connie) Houle, Debbie (Andy) Hirtz, Lori (David) Alicea, Denise Houle, Danny Houle, Jane Pawlik, Jeff Pawlik, and Jim Pawlik; and step-grandchildren, Debbie Gaston, Lisa Gaston, and Rob Gaston, Marya Tierney, Michael Jensen, Patrick Jensen, Eric Jensen, and Jill Olden.

He was preceded in death by his son, Daniel; a step-daughter, Joyce; a daughter-in-law, Joyce; a sister, Toni; and grandchildren Belinda and Mary.

Daniel was a retired steelworker with 45 years of service and a member of the United Steelworkers of America. He belonged to Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Westchester Senior Group.

Funeral services, the Pastor Jane Aicher officiating, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050W 1100N in Chesterton. Burial to follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St. in Chesterton, and from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

For more information call White-Love at 926-1309.



Posted 11/16/2009