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Service set for Reva Frizzell

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Hebron resident Reva D. Frizzell passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at her home after a long illness. She was 75.

Born in Jamestown, Tenn., she retired from U.S. Steel Gary Sheet & Tin Slab Yard in 1984 and was a member of U.S.W.A. local union #1066. Reva was a member of Eastlake Baptist Church and loved to travel and watch her favorite teams, the Chicago Bulls and Bears. She was a registered AKC breeder of dachshunds and leaves behind Oscar, Reebe, Lucy and a special canine companion, Holly.

She is survived by sons Howard (wife Terri) Hurst of Chesterton, Ricky (Becky) Hurst of Portage, Jeffrey (MaryLou) Hurst of Valparaiso; daughter Sheila (Joe) Sut of Valparaiso; grandchildren Dena (Brian) Dennis of Valparaiso, Charles Hurst of Chicago, Courtney (Bill) Shukitis of Valparaiso, Robert Hurst of Bradon, Fla., Nathan (Christine) Hurst of Clearwater, Fla., Kathryn Hurst and Matthew Hurst both of Valparaiso, Joe Sut and Kimberly Jo Sut both of Gary; three great grandchildren Emma Shukitis, Christian Dennis and DeLaney Dennis all of Valparaiso; brothers, Clarence Harding of Jamestown, Tenn., James Harding of Hebron; sisters, Wanda Rogers of Hobart/Merrillville, Margaret (Rudy) Mance of Jamestown, Tenn., Linda (Jerry) Watson of Hebron; several nieces and nephews; two sons in an extended family, Dennis (Linda) Frizzell and David (Joanne) Frizzell of Hobart; daughters Sue (Tom) McHugh of Crown Point and Donna (Ron) Rouse of Warrior, Ala.; grandchildren Emily Frizzell of London, England, Denny (Janae) Frizzell of Florida, Stevie Frizzell of Hobart, Libby McHugh of Crown Point, Hannah (Mitch) Taylor of Warrior, Ala., and Andrew Rouse of Warrior, currently serving in the U.S. Military.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Varner Harding and Nannie Howe; husbands Charles Frizzell and Robert Hurst; son Robert Hurst; grandson Jeff Hurst; and sister Clotene McKinney.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 1, at 11 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior to the service at Eastlake Baptist Church, 7121 E. Lincoln Hwy., Crown Point with Rev. Rick Hillard officiating. Burial will follow at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 30, from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart. For more information, call 219-942-2109 or go online at



Posted 4/29/2010