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Tony B. Dujmovich dies at 64

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Tony B. Dujmovich, of Valparaiso, passed away Friday, April 27, 2007 in Valparaiso. He was 64.

He was born Oct. 28, 1942 in Gary, the son of John and Dorothy Dujmovich, both of whom preceded him in death.

On Nov. 11, 1961 in Gary, he married Barbara Zuk, who survives.

He is survived by children, Anthony (Donna) Dujmovich of Porter, Stacy (John) Lee of Portage, Christy Dujmovich (John Jarka) of Chesterton and Steven (Shayna) Dujmovich of Hebron; brothers and sisters, Shirley Hite of Montrose, Calif., Mary Jane (Herb) Maus of Fishers, John (Darlene) Dujmovich of Valparaiso, Richard (Anita) Dujmovich of Parker City and Nancy Pena of Lake Station; aunts, Katie Rujevcan of Hobart and Ruth Winkowski of Valparaiso; grandchildren, Leah, Olivia and Evan Dujmovich, Kristen, Eric and Austin Lee, Katie Jarka and Addison Dujmovich; several nieces, nephews and family members.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen M. Dujmovich Kristensen; a sister, Dorothy Dujmovich and mother- and father-in-law, Steve and Mary Zuk.

Tony was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Tolleston High School in Gary, class of 1960. He was employed as an electrician by Mittal Steel, (formerly Bethlehem Steel, ISG) for 38 years. He was a member of Steelworkers’ Local 6787. He took great pride in serving as a griever. Tony was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in Vietnam. He was involved in the South Haven Little League, March of Dimes and the American Heart Association. Tony was a caring husband, devoted father and loving grandpa. He was an honest, fair and compassionate person. He was a good friend to many. Tony was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed walking at Chellberg Farm, playing with his grandchildren and watching them play sports.

A Mass of Christian Burial, Fr. Douglas Mayer officiating, was at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 356 W. Seven Mile Rd., Valparaiso. Interment was at Heritage Cemetery, Portage.

Visitation was from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage.

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Posted 4/30/2007