Former Portage resident David E. Nevers of Brownsburg, Ind., died Jan. 3,
2010. He was 73.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ann Such Nevers; children Frank
Nevers, Kenneth Nevers (wife Leigh), Connie Fraley (husband Michael), and
William Nevers; brothers Jake Nevers and Daniel Nevers; sisters Mary Jo
DeHaven and Roseann Snoddy; grandchildren Danny, Jennifer, and Elizabeth
Nevers, Sabrina and Ross Fraley and Avery and Brynn Nevers.
After graduating as a mechanical engineer from Ft. Wayne Ivy Tech, he worked
for NIPSCO for 36 years, retiring in 1993. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a
member of the USS Kankakee Association and the American Legion. He was also
a member of St. Malachy Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus 4th degree,
and the Church of the Nativity for many years.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at St. Malachy Church,
with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Matthews Mortuary,