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Patrick 'Pat' E. Riley services Friday

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Patrick “Pat” E. Riley, age 66 of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at his home.

He was born October 5, 1944 in Enid, Oklahoma, to Francis Patrick and Dora Mae (Bayless) Riley, both of whom preceded him in death.

Pat was married to Frances F. Riley, who preceded him in death in 1990.

Pat is survived by his son, Jeffrey Patrick (Stacy) Riley of Hobart; daughter, Christine “Chrissy” Fay (Jack) Beal of Portage; sisters, Darlene Brown of Valparaiso, Lila Pfalser of Ponca City, Okla. and Wanda (Larry) Hime of Wakita, Okla.; grandchildren, Jessyka, Tyler, Jordan, Kaitlynn, Kylee, Danielle, Ruben, Sydney, Austin, Presley and Savannah; great-granddaughter, Brylee; nephew, Leroy Thomas and several other nieces and nephews.

Pat was an area resident since 1968. He was a steel worker for National Steel. Pat was a member of the Eagle Lodge #2517 and a life member of the VFW Post 988.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Kenneth Gamblin officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 9/7/2011