Chesterton Tribune



Services Tuesday for George W. Roberts age 96

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George W. Roberts, age 96 of Chesterton, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Valparaiso. He was born on November 16, 1918 in Gary, IN to Harry E. and Annie Cushing-Roberts, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his nephews: Rick (Audrey) Isbey of Chesterton, Ronald (Sherry) Isbey of Puyallup, WA and James (Dolores) Isbey of Chesterton and by his nieces: Linda (Red) Elder of Federal Way, WA and Kay Cappole of Porter.

He is also preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Isbey-Roberts, and his sister, Mae (Frank) Etchinson, and his niece Marilyn Carlson.

George worked at U.S. Steel in Gary for thirty years. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton. He enjoyed collecting and refinishing antiques. He also loved cars and was an avid Cubs fan. He was also a proud Army Veteran.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 11 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Erik Grayvold officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, March 23, 2015, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100 N., Chesterton, IN.

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Posted 3/20/2015





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