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Michael Proffitt Celebration of Life is Monday

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Michael Proffitt, age 61 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013.

He was born November 12, 1951 in Chesterton, Ind., to Waldo and Dorothy (Tierney) Proffitt, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his life partner of 22 years, Kathy Bauer of Michigan City, Ind.; her children, Sarah and Brett Bauer of Michigan City, Ind.; brother, Scott (Marsha) Proffitt of Chesterton, Ind.; and nephew, Bennett Proffitt.

Michael worked as an Iron Worker for Local 395 and previously worked as a Longshoreman for Local 2038 at the Port of Indiana. He loved motorcycles, scuba diving, fishing, hunting and skiing.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Bill McElhaney officiating.

Memorial visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences to the family may be left at



Posted 6/21/2013