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Services Wednesday for Raymond A. Daily 76

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Raymond A. Daily, of Chesterton, IN, passed away at age 76 peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 15, 2015, after a long battle with prostate cancer.

He was born September 5, 1938, to Leonard and Mahala (Van Winkle) Daily.

Ray is survived by his loving daughter, Lorrie (James) Tovo; son, Larry (Cindy) Daily; five granddaughters, Naomi Anderson (Craig Fishman), Kimberly (Jay) Bridges, Candice Nicole Tovo, Jen (Kai) Walker and Heather Daily (Brant Dasinger); four great-grandsons, Dakota, Damon and Dustin Anderson, and Austin Bridges. He is also survived by his brother, Leonard (Sharon) Daily; sisters, Harriet Kuebler and Barbara Banks; many nieces and nephews, his little friend Tegan the puppy and his friend and apartment manager, Colleen.

Many thanks to family friend Carol, the home care nurse, Dr. Kang, Dr. Kamran, Dawn Case and everyone at Michiana Hematology Oncology PC, the Waters of Duneland and VNA Hospice and nurse Cherri.

Ray was a retired Local 150 Operator. He loved four wheeling with his great-grandsons. He enjoyed riding his Harley’s and he was always working on something in his shop. He also enjoyed his youngest granddaughter, Candice, working with him and he liked bartering for anything he could.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 19, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Mario Bustos officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to New Day Foundation, P. O. Box 13, LaPorte, IN, 46352. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 8/18/2015




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