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Anthony 'Tony' Pogue dies at age 67

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Anthony “Tony” Pogue, age 67, of Chesterton, Ind., formerly of Kingston, Tenn., and Hammond, Ind., passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013 at Porter Hospital, Liberty Twp.

He was born on February 10, 1946, in Kingston, Tenn., to Raymond and Dorothy (Luffman) Pogue, who preceded him in death.

On June 14, 1975, he married Clementine “Tina” McDonald, who survives in Chesterton, Ind.

He is also survived by his children, Kristin of Valparaiso, Ind., Ryan, of Chesterton, and Kourtney of North Hollywood, Calif. He is also survived by his sister Faye Ragan, of McLeansboro, Ill.

Tony was retired from LTV/US Steel East Chicago Tin Mill, on October 31, 2003, with 30 years of service.

Tony was a car enthusiast. He liked watching Sox and Bears games. He loved his family and going to dinner with family and friends. He also loved the Indiana Dunes.

There will be no visitation at this time. A memorial service at the Indiana Dunes is being planned for this summer. Cremation is being handled by the White-Love Funeral Home in Chesterton, Ind.

Memorials may be made to the Independent Cat Society in Westville, Ind., or to the Porter County Animal Shelter in Valparaiso, Ind., or a no-kill shelter of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, Ind., 219-926-1309.


Posted 2/25/2013