Villars, age 71 of Valparaiso, passed away on May 21, 2018.
He was born on
December 17, 1946, in Gary, IN, to Albert and Margaret Villars, both of whom
preceded him in death.
He is survived by
his sister, Sharon (Mike) Grubb of Chesterton, IN; his nieces: Kristin
(Mike) McGrane of Oak Lawn, IL, Katie (Don) Fesko of Dyer, IN, Karyn (Jim)
Kicho of Munster, IN, and Keri (Sean) Katzenberger of Zionsville, IN; his
thirteen great-nieces and -nephews, and many cousins.
He is also preceded
in death by his wife, Lynn Villars, in 2007.
Dick was a 1964
Chesterton High School graduate. He proudly served in the United States Navy
and was a member of the Submarine Fleet from 1964 until 1970, and was
stationed on the USS Patrick Henry. He also worked for the National Park
Service for many years. While with the National Park Service, he worked for
the National Lakeshore and also with the ski patrol. He loved the outdoors
and especially loved Lake Michigan.
No services are
scheduled at this time at Dick’s request.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
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