Chesterton resident Henry A. DeWulf passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at
the VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso. He was 87.
Born Oct. 13, 1922 in Mishawaka, he was the son of Henry and Martha (Madue)
DeWulf, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his
first wife, Juliana DeWulf in 1977. On Nov. 9, 1979 in Chesterton, he
married Luella (McInnis-Cline) DeWulf, who survives in Chesterton.
Henry is also survived by children Eileen DeWulf Prondzinski of Visila,
Calif., Charles W. Cline (wife Gwyn) of Indiana, Laura Cline Alvarez of
Arizona; step son Lawrence Cline of Indiana; brothers Richard DeWulf (Nancy)
of Naples, Fla. and John DeWulf (Geraldine) of South Bend; sisters JoAnn
Orowitz of California and Patricia Sabbe (Michael) of Farmington, Mich.;
grandchildren Tricia and Patrick Craig of Indiana, Elizabeth Cline of
California, Katye Cline of Indiana, Heather Cline of Indiana, Amanda
Prondzinski of California, Forrest Alvarez of Arizona, and Harrison Alvarez
of Arizona; and great grandson Tyler Matthew Craig of Indiana.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he was also preceded in death by
his brother Lawrence DeWulf and sister Ester Menhennett.
Henry was an area resident since 1979. He was the owner of DeWulf
Enterprises, which included plumbing, heating and ventilation contracting,
and H.A. DeWulf Mechanical Contractors, which dealt in underground
construction. Henry was a member of St. Ann of the Dunes Catholic Church in
Beverly Shores. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War
II and the Korean Conflict.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. at St.
Ann of the Dunes Catholic Church, 433 E. Golfwood Road, Beverly Shores, with
Father John Barasinski officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton
Cemetery, Chesterton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 4
to 8 p.m. at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton,
with a wake service at 4:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Friday,
Oct. 1 for one hour prior to the service at St. Ann of the Dunes Catholic
Church. Memorials may be made to the VNA Horton Hospice Center of Porter
County, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383.