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Richard Condon service Friday August 9

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Richard E. Condon, 71, of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at his home.

He was born October 19, 1941 in South Bend, Ind., to John and Anne Condon, both of whom preceded him in death.

On December 29, 1962 in South Bend, Ind., he married Kathleen Kletka, who survives, along with six children: Kim (Jeff) Marrs of Park Forest, Ill., David (Sonya) Condon of Lafayette, Ind., Pamela (Rich) Nielsen of Tuxedo Park, NY, Charles (Cindy) Condon of Tampa, Fla., Mark (Tony) Condon of Michigan City, Ind. and Dick (Kris) Condon of Valparaiso; 18 grandchildren: Breanne, Alyshia, Nathan, Kayley, Libby, Kari, Shannon, Zach, Austin, Tony, Gabbie, Callie, Tyler, Chase, Parker, Jasmine, Jessica and Michael; six great-grandchildren: Andrew, Jaylen, Darian, Ayden, Chloe and Evelyn; one sister: Mary Stanton; seven brothers: John, Jeff, Pat, Timmy, Terry, Billy and Steve.

Richard was Chief Operator at the Eldon Kuehl Pollution Control Facility in Valparaiso. He also served as Chief Operator of the waste water treatment plants in Portage and Chesterton. His professional associations include IWPCA where he served as president; IWEA, and WEF.

Dick was a member of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 9 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center, 1511 LaPorte Ave., Valparaiso, the Rev. Kevin McCarthy officiating.

Visitation will be at St. Teresa’s on Thursday, 4-8 p.m., and on Friday morning one hour prior to the mass.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice or Cafe Manna.


Posted 8/7/2013