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Services Saturday for Walter Beike

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Walter Beike, age 94 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015, in Michigan City, IN.

He was born on April 18, 1920.

He was married to Judy (Frank) Beike, who survives of Chesterton, IN.

He is also survived by his sisters, Faith Schum of Xenia, OH, Grace Ramsey of Paris, KY, and Bonnie Farge of Newport, KY, and brothers, William Watt of Alexandria, KY, and William Mitzel of Biloxi, KY.

Walter was an industrial arts teacher for the Duneland School System for 26 years and retired in 1992. Prior to Duneland, he taught at Wheeler High School, Union Township Elementary and Dale High School.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at New Life Wesleyan Church, 75 E. County Road 1100 N, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Allen Wright officiating.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Church. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Online condolences to the family may be left at


Posted 1/23/2015




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