Chesterton Tribune

George Edward Baribeau dies at 90

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George Edward Baribeau, 90, of Porter, formerly of Portage, passed away Wednesday April 15, 2009 at Waters of Duneland Health Care Center in Chesterton.

He was born April 15, 1919 in Gary, the son of George and Elsie Ann (Plate) Baribeau, both of whom preceded him in death.

On January 8, 1949 in Hobart, he married Ruth Mae Forester, who preceded him in death in 2004.

He is survived by daughter, Allison (Ricky) Scheerer of Porter; grandchildren, Amber Siuda, Joshua Scheerer, Ashley Scheerer and Jason Behrens and great-grandchild Malakai Siuda.

George was also preceded in death by a daughter Linnell Behrens; sister Lucia Dahlstrom and three infant grandchildren.

George was a supervisor at the Budd Company and owner of Allin Plastics Engraving and a member of Hoosier Cruisers and Horace Mann Breakfast Club.

A funeral service, Pastor Kevin Birky officiating, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Cremation will be at Heritage Crematory, Portage.

A visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday, April 18, at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.



Posted 4/16/2009