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Donald Butch Joseph DuVall dies at 67

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Donald “Butch” Joseph DuVall, of Chesterton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 at his residence. He was 67.

He was born Sept. 25, 1939 in Monroe, Mich., the son of Norman Joseph and Olive Esther (Jones) DuVall, both of whom preceded him in death.

On Nov. 12, 1960 in Toledo, Ohio, he married Barbara Mansfield, who survives in Chesterton.

He is also survived by a son, Donald Joseph (Amanda) DuVall, Jr. of Porter; daughters, Teri (James) Moore of Chesterton and Margaret (E.J.) Calhoon of Gas City; sister-in-law, Sharon DuVall of LaSalle, Mich.; brother-in-law, Guy (Judy) Mansfield Jr. of Temperance, Mich.; five grandchildren, Eric and Chad DuVall, Zachary and Elijah Calhoon and Ashley Fisher; nieces and nephews, Ann (Dan) Oulette, John (Jackie) DuVall, Jaylene Mansfield and several great nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Norman DuVall.

Butch was a dispatcher for Area Transportation of Munster. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a Lecture and Eucharistic Minister at St. Patrick Catholic Church and a RCIA (Rite Christian Initiation for Adults) program participant and sponsor.

A Mass of Christian Burial, Fr. James Meade officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton. Cremation with interment of ashes will be at a later date at St. Patrick Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., with a Wake service at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at St. Patrick Catholic Church.



Posted 1/23/2007