James R. Deweese,
age 31 of Westville, Ind., passed away on January 25, 2014.
He was born on
November 27, 1982 in Merrillville, Ind., to Randall J. and Ruth Berg-Deweese,
both of whom survive in Westville.
James is also
survived by his sister, Anne Deweese of Westville, paternal grandmother
Maxine (Sam) Deweese Hockstra of Lafayette, Ind., as well as many aunts,
uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in
death by his maternal grandparents Christine and John Bug, and paternal
grandfather Robert Deweese.
James was a loving
son, brother, cousin and grandson. He loved and appreciated wildlife and
nature. He loved life and never knew a stranger. He fought a brave, long
A memorial service
will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Craig Forwalter
The family will
receive friends on Monday from 12 p.m. until the time of service. Please
bring your favorite memories of James to share.
may be given to local Rottweiler and Pit Bull rescue centers.
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