Chesterton Tribune

Wayne Teets dies at 84

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Wayne Teets, 84, of Trail Creek, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Waters of the Duneland in Chesterton.

He was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Michigan City, son of the late Harry and Madeline (Near) Teets.

On Nov. 27, 1948 in Michigan City, he married Lucille Wysong who died June 2, 2005.

He is survived by one son, Mark Wayne (Linda) Teets of Chesterton; two grandchildren: Jason Mark Teets and Valerie Lynn Teets both of Chesterton and one brother,: Kenneth Teets of Michigan City.

He is also preceded in death by six sisters, Winifred Toutloff, June Walters, Dawn Reitz, Dorothy Teets, Leona Burbe, and Ruth Logan and two brothers, Harry I Teets and Warren Teets.

Wayne was retired from Dwyer Instruments after 42 years of service. He was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church; V.F.W. Post #2536, Skwiat American Legion Post #451 and was a veteran having been decorated with a Purple Heart.

Services will be held on Thursday at the Root Funeral Home, 312 S. 7th St., Michigan City, with the Rev. Jon Rumley officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery following services.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and on Thursday from 10 - 11 a.m. at the Root Funeral Home.


Posted 1/9/2007