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Donald 'Don' Daily passes away at age 79

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Donald “Don” Daily, age 79, of Chesterton, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

He was born in Valparaiso, IN, on May 30, 1936, to John and Goldie (Shepard) Daily.

On April 11, 1959, he married Jeanne (Manning).

He is survived by his son, Mike (Mary) Daily; daughters, Susan Bannon and Karin (Dave) Sjaaheim; grandchildren, Eric Sjaaheim, Megan (Jacob) Hohl, Matthew (Marsha) Bannon, Neal (Heather McCaulley) Sjaaheim, Molly Daily and Kevin Bannon; one great-granddaughter, Autumn; sisters, Dorothy (George) Tanner, Julie (Ed) Wineland along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his, parents; wife, Jeanne (Manning) Daily; brothers, John, Robert, James; sisters, Esther Tocarchick, Alice Holmgren, Ethel Rhoda, and Lorraine Trowbridge.

Don was a graduate of Chesterton High School and a U.S. Air Force veteran. Don was a supervisor at Inland Steel for over 30 years, after retiring he worked several golf seasons at Sand Creek Country Club.

Per Don’s wishes there will be no services at this time. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Cremation will be handled by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 4/19/2016





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