Charles D. Brooks of Chesterton passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at his
home. He was 69.
He was born May
9, 1941 in Cave City, Ky. to Charlie and Zelma Brooks, who preceded him in
death. He was married to Betty Sue (Grant) Brooks, who preceded him in death
survived by his son John (wife Lena) Brooks of Michigan City; daughter
Stephanie (husband Jon) Stefanko of Michigan City; brother Mitchell (Janice)
Brooks of Florida; sisters Mildred Smith of Cave City and Judy (Danny)
Haydon of Cleveland, Tenn.; grandchildren Jami Brooks, Ashley Eldridge,
Preston Walker, Nathan Stefanko, Nicolas Stefanko and Ryan Stefanko; two
great granddaughters; special nephew Robert (Lindsay) Grant; and his special
He was also
preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
Charles was an
area resident since 1968, coming from Kentucky. He retired from Bethlehem
Steel and loved gardening and his family.
be held on Thursday, Dec. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Private family services will be held on
Friday with burial at Chesterton Cemetery.