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Chester Schlegel

February 25, 1934 April 10, 2019
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Obituary for Chester Schlegel

Chester Schlegel, 85, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away peacefully at 9:28 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at La Porte Hospital.

On February 25, 1934, in Anderson, Indiana, he was born to Morton and Georgia (Benefiel) Schlegel.

Chester worked as a mechanic and was active as an Elder at Michigan City Christian Church. He enjoyed traveling, doing yard work with heavy equipment, and fixing just about everything, especially with friends. Above all, Chester loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.

On July 18, 1970, at First Christian Church, Michigan City, he married his wife of 42 years, Judith A. (Johnson) Schlegel, who preceded him in death on January 31, 2013.

Also preceding in death were his parents; and several siblings.

Surviving are his two daughters, Margie (William) Fizer of Michigan City and Kathy (Thomas) Magill of La Porte; three brothers, Joe Schlegel, John (Barbara) Schlegel, and Dan (Michele) Schlegel; three sisters, Lois Purdue, Wilma (John) Causey, and Anna May Wiley; six grandchildren, Tia, Luke, Resa, Jenna, Tucker, and Audrey; one great grandchild, Jayden; and his dog, Mandy.

The immediate family of Chester would like to invite close family and friends to Chester's home from 5p.m. - 8p.m., Sunday, April14, 2019 to share in food, fond memories, and socialization.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 with Pastor Kim Cole officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 Noon - 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the funeral home.

Please send condolences to the family at www.LakeviewFHC.com.


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1:00 PM 4/20/2019 1:00:00 PM
Lakeview Funeral Home

247 West Johnson Road
La Porte, IN 46350

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 with Pastor Kim Cole officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 Noon - 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the funeral home. The immediate family of Chester would like to invite close family and friends to Chester's home from 5p.m. - 8p.m., Sunday, April14, 2019 to share in food, fond memories, and socialization.

Lakeview Funeral Home
247 West Johnson Road La Porte 46350 IN
United States
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