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Avis M Straleskey Vest

Indiana, USA
Death 8 Dec 2005 (aged 91–92)
Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 125670857 · View Source
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Avis M. Vest, of Porter, died Monday, July 18, 2005 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus, Valparaiso. She was 91.

She was born Dec. 8, 1913 in Porter, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy (Darman) Straleskey, both of whom preceded her in death.

In 1939 she married Willard R. Vest, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Nancy (John) Johnson of Chesterton; a sister, Flossie (the late Isaac) Ramsey of Fort Meyers, Fla. and a nephew, Phillip Ramsey.

Avis was a life-long resident. She retired in 1978 as a cutter for Iner Royal, furniture builders.

A funeral service, Rev. Erich Fickel, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 E. 1100N., Chesterton. Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 22 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Chesterton Tribune - 7/19/2005

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North County Woman Hears Husband Lost

Mrs. Willard Vest, of Chesterton, received word Thursday that her husband, Willard Raymond Vest, EM 3/c, is reported as missing in the Chesapeake Bay area. No details were given. She was notified further word will be forwarded her by the government.

Vidette-Messenger- December 7, 1945

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