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Daniel Niepokoj service Saturday

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Daniel Louis Niepokoj, age 58, passed away September 4, 2012 at his home in Arlington Heights, Ill.

He was born September 17, 1953 in Gary, Ind.

Daniel is survived by his mother, Bernice Niepokoj of Chesterton, Ind.; daughter, Amy (Eric) Janousek of Omaha, Neb.; son, Brian Niepokoj (Amanda Hall) of Omaha, Neb.; siblings, Bruce (Carol) Niepokoj of Porter, Ind., Steve Niepokoj of Porter, Ind., Laurie (Ernie) Crownover of Porter, Ind. and Tom (Julie) Niepokoj of Naperville, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Chester J. Niepokoj; and grandparents, Zophia and Louis Gonsiorowski and Stanley and Zofia Niepokoj.

Daniel grew up in Chesterton and graduated from Chesterton High School in 1971. He also attended Indiana University, graduating in 1975 with a Bachelorís Degree in Business Management. After his education, Daniel lived many places including, Zionsville, Ind., Des Moines, Iowa, Detroit, Mich. and primarily Omaha, Neb.

He currently worked as a Trucking Sales Manager for Northwest Freightliner of Palatine, Ill.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. with Father Lawrence Heeg officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 7, 2012 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 9/5/2012