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Deforest Elvin Ailes
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1922
Porter County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 2005
Chesterton (Porter County)
Porter County
Indiana, USA

Son of William Henry Ailes and Mary Eunice Brody
Spouse of Mary Jane Tavernier
Father of Thomas E, Timothy J, Ted A, Vicki, Nancy and Wendy

Deforest E. Ailes dies at 83
Deforest E. Ailes, 83, of Porter, died Sunday, April 3, 2005 at the waters of Duneland Health Care Center, Chesterton.
He was born Feb. 24, 1922 in Kouts, the son of William and Mary (Brody) Ailes, both of whom preceded him in death.
On June 2, 1939, he married Mary Jane Tavernier, who preceded him in death in 1984.
He is survived by three sons, Tom (Carol) Ailes of Portage, Tim (Chris) Ailes of Redding, Calif. and Ted (Debra) Ailes of Chesterton; three daughters, Vicki (Gilbert) Gall of Jackson Twp., Nancy Ailes of Porter and Wendy (Greg) Short of Wheeler; a brother, Sam Ailes of Valparaiso; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded by a brother, Edward Ailes.
Deforest was a life-long resident and retired as a machinist at U.S. Steel Gary Works after 44 years of service. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. He was a member of the Portage American Legion. He owned and operated the Curiosity Bait Shop in Porter.
A Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home.
Posted 4/4/2005 
Family links: 
  William Henry Ailes (1889 - 1971)
  Mary Eunice Brody Ailes (1894 - 1922)
  Mary Jane Tavernier Ailes (1921 - 1984)
  Nancy Arlene Ailes (1952 - 2011)*
  Henry Franklin Ailes (1916 - 1917)*
  Samuel Leroy Ailes (1919 - 2013)*
  Deforest Elvin Ailes (1922 - 2005)
*Calculated relationship
Chesterton Cemetery
Chesterton (Porter County)
Porter County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
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Deforest Elvin Ailes
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Deforest Elvin Ailes
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