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Frank Wojtanek services Friday

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Frank J. Wojtanek, age 95 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

He was born October 26, 1917 in Gary, Ind., to Frank and Paulina (Chwistek) Wojtanek.

He is survived by wife, Penny Wojtanek; daughters, Judy (Carl) Kush of LaPorte, Ind., Paulina Shaefer of Naples, Fla., and Janice (Jack) Martin of Eldridge, Ia.; stepsons, Robert (Marilyn) Cooper of Springfield, Ill., David (Susan) Cooper of Hobart, Ind., and Richard (Kathy) Schauer of Tinley Park, Ill.; five grandchildren, Carol (Mike) Lippert, Karen Klahn, Kristine (Randy) Ward, Alissa (Tony) Brickman, and Tara (Luke) Bross; six step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and 6 step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Stella Wojtanek; stepson, Larry Cooper; and sister, Ann Ehlers.

Frank retired as a Supervisor at US Steel.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.

Visitation will be held Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. Interment is to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Chesterton, Ind.

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Posted 8/1/2013