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Robert W. Perrine dies at 83

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Robert W. Perrine, of Lake Station, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2007 at his residence. He was 83.

He was born Sept. 2, 1923 in Wheeler, the son of Frank and Blonda (Cottingham) Perrine, both of whom preceded him in death.

On Dec. 27, 1949 in Valparaiso, he married Bonnie Jean Sauter, who survives in Lake Station.

He is also survived by two sons, Mike (Leann) Perrine of Burns Harbor and Stephen (Lynn) Perrine of Valparaiso; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Robert was Executive Vice President for Indiana Forge & Machine Company. He drove race cars (stock cars) for over 30 years. He was active with Ship Shiwana Auctions for the past 20 years.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Don Perrine.

A Memorial Service will be at 6 p.m. Friday July 6, Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Cremation with interment of ashes Graceland Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday July 6 from 2 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Porter County Cancer Society.


Posted 7/5/2007