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Services Wednesday for Joseph E. Ennis, Sr.

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Joseph E. Ennis, Sr., age 77, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020.

He was born on March 13, 1943, in Wheeling, West Virginia, to Joseph B. and Gladys (Higgs) Ennis.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marjorie (Mikels) Ennis; sons, Joseph E. (Heather) Ennis Jr., and Todd A. (Dawn) Ennis; daughter, Nicole (Nick) Walters; grandchildren, Conner, Jacob and Emily Ennis, Joe Ennis and Breanne and Bella Walters.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Joseph retired after 35 years of service at Bethlehem Steel. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing golf with his family. Joseph also coached softball and baseball. He loved the outdoors and watching his grandchildren play in all of their activities. Joseph was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, with Pastor Terry Rhine officiating.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m.

The family has requested that everyone in attendance please wear a mask or facial covering.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 7/20/2020




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