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Douglas Creed passes away at age 86

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Douglas Creed, age 86 of Chesterton, IN, formerly of LaPorte, IN, passed away on June 7, 2016. He was born on April 12, 1930 in Robinson, IL, to Elmer and Mary J. (Thompson) Creed.

Doug is survived by one daughter, Pam; and former wife and friend, Ruthanne Creed of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, and three brothers. Also in 1981, he lost the love of his life, Barbara J. Creed to a brain aneurysm.

Doug was very active in the Moose Lodge 1623 and was awarded “The Pilgrim Degree of Merit” in 2000. He served in the U.S. Army and Marine Corp. Doug retired from Berkel Inc., LaPorte, IN, in 1992, with 30 years of service.

Per Doug’s request, there will be no service or visitation. Arrangements were made with Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Cremation services provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 6/13/2016





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