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Services Friday for Robert Lee Whitten

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Robert Lee Whitten, 64 of LaCrosse, Ind., passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016.

He was born on April 28, 1952 to Wesley and Leona (Guth) Whitten in Gary, Indiana.

Robert made his career as a truck driver for RCI Trucking Company, and was a member of the Real Life Community Church in Portage.

Robert is survived by his children Donavon Whitten of Valparaiso, and Tawnie Whitten of North Carolina; grandchildren Fawn, Breanna, Dominique; great-grandchild Hannah; Fiancˇ Donna Johnson; siblings Greg Whitten, Mike Whitten, Kenny Whitten, Mona Gissler, Wes “Tink” Whitten, Kelly Huettner; ex-wife Candace Banker; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Henry “Pork” Whitten, and sister Janet Hubbard.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016, from 3:00-6:00 p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a Funeral Service beginning at 6:00 p.m., Pastor Danny Oliver officiating. Burial will take place at Shrontz Cemetery in Momence, IL, on Saturday, November 12 at 12:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family.


Posted 11/8/2016




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