Chesterton Tribune

Private services for Dennis R. Stewart, 67

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Dennis R. Stewart Sr., age 67 of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Valparaiso Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Stewart was born on August 10, 1943 in Horsebranch, Kentucky to Ray and Bessie (Carmichael) Stewart.

On September 24, 1963 he married Barbara Cardwell, his wife of 47 years, who survives in Chesterton.

Dennis is also survived by his sons Dennis Stewart II, Dan (Karrie) Stewart, John Stewart and James Stewart all of Chesterton; his daughter Kristina (Jeff) Nowka of Chesterton; grandchildren Joe (Stephanie), Nick, Jake, Jessica, Sarah, Megan, Ken, Abby and Natalie as well as two great grandchildren, Isabella and Adriana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother June Stewart and sister Barbara Murry.

He worked as a Blast Furnace Foreman for Inland Steel retiring after 30 years. He also worked for Vesuvius for 10 years as a consultant.

A private family memorial service will be held with cremation at Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton.

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Posted 5/16/2011