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Walter Iwan services Tuesday

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Walter Iwan, age 91, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away July 27, 2013 in Valparaiso, Ind.

Walter was born in Gary, Ind., on June 25, 1922 to John and Hedwig Iwan.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Dolores A. (Glawe) Iwan, daughter Susan (Philip) Baugher of Chesterton and granddaughter; Kate (Adam) Peffers of Chesterton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Joe and John and sisters; Vicki, Stella and Cecelia.

Walter retired with 44 years of service, from US Steel. He proudly served his country during WWII, serving as a crew chief on a P51 Mustang. Walter was a longtime member of the Moose Lodge and enjoyed spending his free time golfing.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 12:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m.

Cremation services provided by Heritage Crematory.

Memorial donations in Walter’s name may be made to the Westchester Public Library, 200 W Indiana Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304 or to VNA Hospice, 2404 Valparaiso St., Valparaiso, IN 46383. Condolences to the family may be left at


Posted 7/29/2013