Dean “Lee” Stainko,
age 45 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on October 24, 2015.
He was born on
March 4, 1970, in Valparaiso, Indiana, to Joseph and Lois (West) Stainko.
Lee is survived by
his son, Jeremy (Brittany) Stainko of Michigan City; daughters, Lindsey and
Amber Stainko of Westville; grandchildren, Carter and Pippa Stainko,
brothers and sisters; Janice (David) Dunn of Westville, Robert (Judy) Bearup
of Westville, Deborah (William) Gibson of Valparaiso, Kathleen Holloway of
Virginia Beach, VA, Connie Stainko of Valparaiso, and Joseph Stainko of
Westville; and many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.
Lee was preceded in
death by his parents and his brother Michael Bearup.
Lee was a lifelong
area resident and loved his Harley. He was a big hearted and generous man.
He would help anyone that asked him. He loved spending time with his
children and grandchildren and will be missed.
will be held on Friday, October 30, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Bob Burton.
Visitation will be
held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 30, 2015, at the funeral home.
Cremation services will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.
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