Joseph Witek, age 69 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Saturday, August 3,
He was born August 26, 1943 to Joseph and Theresa (Winer) Witek.
He is survived by his sons, Nicholas Witek and Gregory Witek; daughter,
Angela Smith; sister, Eva; cousin, Stanley Witek; grandchildren, Brett
Shoemaker and Bella Shoemaker; and longtime companion, Carolyn Condry.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Joseph worked as a steel worker at Arcelor Mittal. He was also a Veteran of
the U.S. Marine Corp. Joseph enjoyed guitars, country and blues music, cars,
and nature. He was a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time
of the service at 1:00 p.m. Burial is to follow at Graceland Cemetery,
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