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Memorial Service Saturday for Robert Perney 80

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Robert Perney, age 80, of Chesterton, IN passed away on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017.

He was born October 16, 1937 in Youngstown, OH, to William and Goldie (Nolan) Perney.

He is survived by his son, Donald Perney (Tammy Nowakowski) of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Betsy Perney-Lyster (Dan Buettner) of Burr Ridge, IL; brother, Russell (Mavis) Perney; sisters, Gladys Lamey, Mary Spiker-Plewniak, and Clara (Jerry) Wiltz; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alice T. Perney in 2015, brothers, Stanley and Henry Perney; sister, Verna Hibbs; grandson Travis, and recently his son, John Scott Perney passed away.

Bob retired from Index Supply Company after 25 years, following retirement he worked for Indiana Toll Road for several years. He was a member of St. Johnís United Church in Chesterton, the Chesterton Moose Lodge and the Orak Shrine in Michigan City.

A joint Memorial Service will be held for both Bob and his son, Scott Perney, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 12:00 Noon, at St. Johnís United Church, 225 W. Lincoln Avenue, Chesterton, IN.

A gathering will be held to share memories prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Westchester Meals on Wheels or VNA Hospice of Porter County.

Online condolences may be made to the family at




Posted 11/15/2017




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