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Memorial Gathering Friday for Frank V. Zemaitis, 93

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Frank V. Zemaitis, age 93, of Porter, IN, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

Frank was born in Chicago, IL on August 19, 1922 to Frank and Anna (Burris) Zemaitis.

He is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Jane (Jewell) Zemaitis of Porter, IN; daughter, Paulette English of Cottonwood, AZ, and grandson, Tasos (Pamela) Anastasiou of New Carlisle, IN.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; son, Frank M. Zemaitis and sister, Jean Skoros.

Frank graduated from Taft High School in 1940. He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving during WWII. His rank was Petty Officer Third Class (E-4) and his specialty was Aviation Machinist. He also served as Past Commander of Roy G. Erickson American Legion Post in Chicago, IL. He started his own camera repair business, Cam-Tech, where he worked for over 45 years. He was very creative, having many small stories and articles printed in various publications. He was an equally talented amateur cartoonist. Frank enjoyed volunteering for Chellberg Farm for many years and was a diehard, life-long Cubs fan.

A Memorial Gathering will take place on Friday, May 27, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m. Chaplain Craig Forwalter will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Porter County VNA, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383. Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 5/25/2016





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