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Frank Hemenway services Friday

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Frank Hemenway, age 81 of Chesterton, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born on March 26, 1933 in Los Angeles, Ca., to Frank and Geraldine (Matteson) Hemenway, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Dililia I. (Ritchey) Hemenway, of Chesterton; sons, Frank Hemenway of Pa. and Ed Denny of Co.; daughter, Joann Lewis of Ia., step-sons, Fred (Mary) Alumbuagh of Toccoa, Ga. and Ray (Cindy) Alumbaugh of Michigan City, Ind.; step-daughters, Jodi (Cornell Jr.) Smith of Porter, Thelma (Thomas) Scott of Chesterton, and Naomi (John) Buechner of Toms River, N. Jersey; brothers, Richard, Jack and Jim Hemenway and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Frank was a correctional officer at Westville Correctional Facility. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with Dililia, his soul mate.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

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Posted 7/9/2014