Joseph D. McAllister 75 of Chesterton, formerly of Hammond, Ind., passed
away Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the VNA Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Ind.
He was born July
30, 1937 in Chicago, Ill., to Joseph and Fern Gillette McAllister, both of
whom preceded him in death.
Joe is survived
by his sons David (Sandy) McAllister of Hammond, Ind., Randall (Renee)
McAllister of Chesterton and Joe (Meg) McAllister of Portage, Ind.
are six grandchildren: Daniel, Sara, Ryan, Amber, Erin and Megan, and his
sister Bernice Schultz of Hazel Crest, Ill.
Joe was preceded
in death by his wife Judith on December 4, 2011, six sisters, one brother
and a grandson.
Joe worked at
Wisconsin Steel for over 25 years in the coke plant and he was also on the
safety committee there and worked at Union Tank Car for over 15 years. Joe
was an artist, using his talents painting and drawing.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with a funeral
service following at 8:00 p.m.
information please call 926-1309.