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Services Wednesday for Donald E. 'Don' Dewar

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Donald E. “Don” Dewar, age 36, of Porter, IN, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017.

He was born in Valparaiso, IN, on November 4, 1980, to Orval and Gayle Dewar.

Don is survived by his son, Donald E. Dewar Jr., of LaPorte, IN; mother, Gayle (Ricky Don) Carter of Porter, IN; grandmother, Alice Wiseman of Chesterton, IN; sisters, Jamie (Jeff) Dewar of Valparaiso, IN, and Corrina Carter of Porter, IN; nephews, Daniel Jones Jr., and Kyle, Abel and Isaiah Dewar and niece, McKenzie Dewar. He was also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Don was preceded in death by his father, Orval Dewar Jr. and grandparents, Orval Sr. and Eva Viola Dewar, and Donald Wiseman.

Don enjoyed fishing, playing basketball with his nephew, and hanging out listening to music with his brother-in-law, Jeff. He was the life of the party and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Archie Parrish officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Cremation services will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

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