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Services Saturday, October 3 for Stuart Edward Ryan, Jr.

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Stuart Edward Ryan, Jr., June 1, 1953-September 22, 2020.

Beloved and devoted husband of 41 years to Cheryl, nee Strus.

Son of Edward and Lorane, only brother to Deborah (James) Guidici, Kathleen (Jeffrey) Glowski, and Patricia (Eric) Larson. Brother-in-law of Pam (James) Deiters Sr., Paula (Craig) Ergang, Barbara (James) Marinaro, and Steven Strus; loyal cousin; fond and fun uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, as well as to their friends and want-to-be nieces and nephews who cherish the good times spent in his company.

Stuart always wore a smile, was gregarious, easy-going, and a quick friend to everyone, especially to his golfing buddies who called him “Commissioner Stu".

Pipefitter and member of Local 597, his career, but playing golf at Sand Creek and on annual trips, following the White Sox and the Blackhawks, his passions.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 4 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either: Autism Speaks, 3500 W. Peterson #204, Chicago, IL. 60659, or University of Chicago Gift Administration and Business Data, 5235 S. Harper Ct., 4th Fl., Chicago, IL 60615, in gratitude for their great kindness and care.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 9/25/2020




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