“Charlie” Struve, 77 of Pooler, GA, and formerly of Lady Lake, FL, and
Chesterton, IN, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015.
He was born
November 6, 1938 in Hebron, IN, son of the late Willie F. and Margaret
from Valparaiso High School and was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on
the USS Waldron. He retired after 30 years at U.S. Steel as a machinist.
Charlie lived in
Chesterton for 35 years with his loving wife, Mary, while helping to raise
their family before moving to Lady Lake, FL. He enjoyed fishing,
woodworking, and spending time with family.
On January 4, 1958,
Charlie married Mary Jane Cochran who survives along with their children,
Debra (Richard) Back of Pooler, GA, Charles W. (Angelica) Struve of Crown
Point, and Lori (Philip) Simon of Valparaiso; eight grandchildren; and five
great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Louise
Gathering will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. Đ 12:00
p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a
graveside service to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials are requested to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.