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Jeffrey Evan Demko service set

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Former Valparaiso resident Jeffrey Evan Demko of Three Oaks, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010. He was 18.

He was born Nov. 26, 1991 in Crown Point. He played football at Bridgman High School and was named Most Valuable Player in 2009. He was also a member of the Varsity Swim Team and Varsity Track Team.

Survivors include his parents Dr. Jeffrey Demko and Margaret Mills of Three Oaks, Mich. and Donna Demko of Valparaiso; brothers and sisters Adrian of New York City, Alek of Rochester, N.Y., Marisa of Valparaiso, and Christian of Forest Grove, Ore.; and aunts Daria McDaniel, Vera Miller, and Christine Matijkiw.

Jeffrey Evan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Steve and Olivia Demko and Bohdan and Stefania Mak.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. (Eastern time) on Saturday, Jan. 9 at Lake Michigan Christian Center, 9955 Church St., Bridgman, Mich. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. (Eastern) Friday at Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman, Mich. Memorial contributions may be given to Bridgman Athletic Boosters. Online condolences accepted at


Posted 1/7/2010