Albert E. Villars, of Chesterton, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 at his
home. He was 86.
He was born Aug. 14, 1921 in Danville, Ill., the son of Forest A. and Lyda
Inez (Long) Villars, both of whom preceded him in death.
On Feb. 16, 1946, he married Margaret Louise Kepshire. His bride of 61 years
He is also survived by Sharon (Michael) Grubb, of Chesterton; a son, Richard
Villars, of Valparaiso; four grandchildren, Kristin (Michael) McGrane, Katie
(Donald) Fesko, Karyn (Jason) Torres, Keri (Sean) Katzenberger and five
great-grandchildren, D.J., Libby and Michael Fesko, Madaline and Caitlin
He also has many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, many
good friends from Chesterton, Danville and Phoenix, Ariz., where he lived for
Preceded in death by parents, two infant children, a sister, Leota and a
daughter-in-law, Lynn Villars.
Al served in the 7th Fleet in the Navy in W.W.II. He traveled the world
before working for Carborundum. He was “Mr. Fix-it or Build a New One” for
numerous family members and friends all over the country.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. with the funeral following at 1 p.m. Friday at the White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery.