David Ross "Dave"
Deardurff, 85, of Burns Harbor, passed away quietly at home, surrounded by
loving family and faithful children with fur, Buster and Cassie, on November
He was born on
October 2, 1935, in the family home of his parents, Donald and Audrey
Deardurff, in Morocco, IN.
He graduated from
Morocco High School '54. He attended Purdue University, W. Lafayette
'54-Ô59. He served in the Army '59-'61 plus reserves and worked as an
Operating Engineer for Dyer Construction for over 40 years. He was a member
of the Masons, Scottish Rite, Shrine, and Local 150 Operating Engineers.
Survived by his
wife of 46 years, Marilyn (Maurer Zack) Deardurff; children David L.
Deardurff, Otterbein, IN, Dina (Michael) Wible, Michigan City, IN, and Ross
(Mindy) Deardurff, Michigan City, IN; grandchildren Michael (Kendra) Hodge,
Brandon (Lucy) Hodge, Nickolas Hodge, Taylor, Riley, and Dylan Deardurff,
Savannah Wible, and Joshua Deardurff; great-grandchildren Zachary, Lillian,
Willow, Bailey, and baby Max Hodge (due December 2020); and brother Joseph
(Diana) Deardurff, Collinsville OK.
Preceded in death
by his parents, brother Ronald Ted Deardurff, and sister Donna Deardurff;
former wife Elizabeth Jane (Miller) Deardurff; grandchildren Zackary and
Visitation will be
held on Friday, November 13, 2020, Noon to 2:00 p.m. Services to follow at
2:00 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to VNA of NWI Hospice, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso,
IN, 46383; Alzheimer's Association, National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave.,
Floor 17, Chicago, IL, 60601, www.alz.org, or Shriners' Hospitals, 2900
Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL, 33607, www.donate.lovetotherescue.org/giving.
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