Louis Gene “Woody”
Kalbe, age 80, of Chesterton, IN, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015.
He was born in
Franklin, OH, on March 30, 1935, to Louis H. and Lucille (Carpenter) Kalbe.
Louis is survived
by his brother-in-law, William (Carolyn) Tucker of Liberty Township, IN;
sister-in-law, Anna Kalbe of Porter, IN; nieces, Vickie (Tim) Beck of
Valparaiso, IN and Christi Kalbe of Porter, IN; nephews, Bill (Pat) Tucker
of Burns Harbor, IN, Tim (Wendy) Tucker of LaPorte, IN, Dennis (Wendy)
Tucker of Lebanon, IN, David (Candy) Tucker of Chesterton, IN. Robert (Dana)
Kalbe of South Haven, IN, and Brian (Linda) Kalbe of Portage, IN.
He is also survived
by many great-nieces and nephews and his many relatives living in Ohio.
He was preceded in
death by his wife, Marian (Tucker) Kalbe; daughter, Dianna (Kalbe) Hailey
and brother, Robert Kalbe.
Louis was a veteran
of the U.S. Army. He retired from Bethlehem Steel in 2000. He was a member
of Porter United Methodist Church.
will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Dee
Miller officiating, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway,
Chesterton, IN 46304. Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral
Memorials may be
made to the VNA Hospice Center or Porter United Methodist Church.
may be left for the family at