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Services Tuesday for Robert Victor Rizer

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Robert Victor Rizer, age 78 of Chesterton, IN, passed away suddenly on January 23, 2019.

He was born on November 10, 1940, in Michigan City, IN, to Marion George Rizer and Myrtle Elizabeth Rizer, both of whom preceded him in death.

On February 10, 1966, he married Lorrayne “Lori” Rizer, who survives in Chesterton, IN.

He is also survived by his daughters, Margaret Hazel (Brian) Dubesa of Michigan City, IN and Bobbi Lynn Cory of Chesterton, IN; his grandchildren, Adam Kimes, Tiffany Kimes, Brandon Balogh, Lisa Adams, Andrew Balogh, Molly Murray, James Dean Cory II, and Daniel Robert Cory; fifteen great-grandchildren; his sister, Sue Oakes of Clinton, IN; and by his many nieces and nephews.

He is also preceded in death by his brothers, George Rizer and Larry Rizer.

Bob proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He loved golfing and attending the monthly luncheons with the retirees from Local 20.

He also loved working outside, gardening, and listening to country western music.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at 1 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN with Father Fr. Marty Dobrzynski officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to The Navy SEAL Foundation, 1619 D Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23459.

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Posted 1/28/2019




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