Chesterton Tribune

Dennis Whisler dies at age 55

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Dennis Whisler, age 55, of Porter, Ind., passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Chesterton, Ind.

He was born May 14, 1956 in Valparaiso, Ind. to Donald “Doc” C. and Barbara (Corbett) Whisler.

Dennis is survived by his parents, Donald (Nancy) Whisler of Chesterton, and Barbara (Ray) Mihalik of Valparaiso, Ind.; brother, Twig (Julie) Whisler of Chesterton; sister, Victoria Whisler-Pursley of Chesterton; nieces and nephews, Ian Kinel, Vanessa Pursley, Erin Whisler, Drew (Sandra) Whisler, Kelsey Rae “Sissie” Whisler, Richard (Christy) Amburgey and Justin (Lisa) Amburgey and great-nephew, Ronin Whisler.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Vanessa Marie Whisler, twins, Dawn Whisler and Donna Whisler and Debbie Whisler.

Dennis was a lifelong area resident and was employed by United Heating and Cooling as a HVAC technician. He belonged to ABATE motorcycle club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching cowboy and western shows.

A Memorial Service for Dennis will be held on Tuesday May 8, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Fred Hoover officiating.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m.

Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 5/4/2012