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Donald Eagen passes away at 74

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Donald R. Eagen, age 74 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Valparaiso, IN.

He was born on May 19, 1942, in Portage, WI, to Roy and June (Laffler) Eagen.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann (Schmidt) Eagen; step-son, Michael (Etusko) Davison of Japan and grandchildren, Nicki and Yuki Davison.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-daughter, Kimberly Davison and brother, Ronald Eagen.

Donald was very active in A.A. and was a mental health counselor. He worked for 30 years as an iron worker with Local 395 in Portage. He enjoyed riding his bicycle and motorcycle and loved to travel.

Per Donald’s wishes no services will be held. Cremation will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 3/9/3017




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