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Service Monday, November 28 for DeWitt William Branch

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DeWitt William Branch, 82, of Valparaiso passed away November 23, 2016.

He was born on March 3, 1934 to DeWitt and Mamie (Lawson) Branch in Durham, North Carolina.

DeWitt graduated from Nyack College and finished his career working as an estate planner for the Moody Bible Institute, covering a territory of 11 states. He was a member of the Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton and enjoyed spending time sailing.

On June 29, 1956, in Erie, Pennsylvania, he married Naomi Paulsen, who survives, along with their daughter Nadine (David) Stewart of Westville; granddaughter Jessica Stewart of Westville; sister Erma Stevens of Minnesota; cousins Baron Adams and Barbara Council, both of Durham, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 27, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 28, at 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home, Pastor Mike Akert officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60610, or Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304.



Posted 11/25/2016




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