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Robert L. Betts passes away at age 78

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Robert L. Betts, age 78 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Valparaiso, IN.

He was born on February 28, 1940, in Valparaiso, IN, to Marsene and Luella (Ton) Betts.

Robert is survived by his wife, Judy (Trenner) Betts; children, Steven Betts, Jennifer (Don) Alexander, Brian (Melody) Stoddard, Marc Stoddard, and ReneŽ (Mark) Lay; and numerous loving grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Barbara (Vernon) Stocks.

Robert served four years in the Air Force. He was a talented musician and avid fisherman. Robert built and flew model airplanes. He retired from Bethlehem Steel and was a member of the Moose Lodge 1623 and the American Legion Post #177.

There will be a celebration of life held at a later date for Robert.

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

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 7/19/2018




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