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Dennis N. McGlothlen services Monday, June 8

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Dennis N. McGlothlen, age 75 of Portage, passed away on Friday, June 5, 2015 at his home.

He was born on September 1, 1939 in Gary, IN to Fred and Mary Vaidik-McGlothlen, both of whom preceded him in death.

On October 28, 1978, in Hobart, IN, he married Susan Wasz-McGlothlen, who survives in Portage.

Also surviving are his sons: Michael (Angela) McGlothlen of Hebron and Patrick McGlothlen of Indianapolis; his daughters: Denise (Jim) Coros of Otis, Karin (Tim) Lesinski of Ironwood, MI, and Megan McGlothlen of Indianapolis. Also surviving are his nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, friends and his faithful dog, Jack.

He is also preceded in death by his brother, Robert McGlothlen in 1988.

Some of Dennis’ favorite hobbies included: playing baseball, bowling, fishing, hunting and golfing. He coached soccer and basketball in the Portage Youth Leagues for many years. He had a great love of the outdoors.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015, at 7 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

The family requests memorial donations to the American Heart Association, 6100 W 96th St. # 200, Indianapolis, IN.

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Posted 6/8/2015




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