Arthur Frank Sparks, age 76, of Lake Station, Indiana, passed away Friday,
April 22, 2011 in Valparaiso.
He was born November 2, 1934 in Broadalbin, New York to Clifford and Evelyn
(Shaw) Sparks, who preceded him in death.
Arthur is survived by his son, Larry (Carla) Sparks of Valparaiso, daughter,
Cynthia (Dan) Lorenz of Chesterton; grandchildren Michelle Sparks, Laura
(Ryan) Fortney, Lynzi (Jake) Wallen, Charles Lorenz and Shawn Sparks;
brother, John (Cheryl) Sparks of Broadalbin, NY; and caregivers, Lola and
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Clifford Jr. “Bub” and
Arthur worked as an Operating Engineer for Local #150.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 25 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Burial will be
held at a later date in Broadalbin, NY. Memorials may be made to the
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