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Robert Housman passes away at age 83

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Robert Housman, age 83 of Valparaiso, passed away on March 5, 2016 in Valparaiso.

He was born on March 22, 1933, in Anna, IL, to Charles Housman and Iva Griffith, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his children: Amy, Erik, Debora, and Ian, and his two granddaughters.

He is also preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Rebecca.

Robert was an Air Force Veteran, having proudly served his country in the Korean Conflict. He worked as a Mill Wright at Bud Company and Ford United Auto Works for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 170 and UAW.

Burial at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Illinois will take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 170, 798 Wabash Ave, Chesterton, IN.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.

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Posted 3/9/2016




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