Chesterton Tribune

George Bennett King dies at age 37

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George Bennett King, age 37 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012.

He was born on January 27, 1975 in Hobart to Jack and Deborah (Cox) King.

George is survived by his mother, Deborah, of Chesterton; daughter Delaney King of Chesterton; sister, Ramee (Dan) Mikuska of Plainfield, Ill.; aunts, Sandra Grube of Chesterton, Cheryl (Jon) Ladra of Valparaiso, Ind., and Marsha (David) Anton of Painesville, Ohio; nieces, Madison and Alexis Mikuska, and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jack King.

George was a lifelong area resident and member of Laborers Local #81. He loved spending time with his daughter. George was a Bears and Sox fan, and an incredible cook. He was a 1993 graduate of Portage High School.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2012, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, Ind. Cremation performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage.

Visitation will take place at the funeral home Friday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 8/15/2012