William “Bill” L.
Walsh, age 60 of Chesterton, passed away on Friday, February 20, 2015, in
South Bend, IN.
He was born on May
6, 1954 in Gary, IN, to his father, James Walsh, who preceded him in death
and his mother, Ann Folk, who survives in Chesterton.
He is also survived
by his daughters, Elizabeth (Doug) Corwine, of Parker, CO, and Susan (Mike)
Rohler of West Lafayette, IN, as well as his three grandchildren: Drew,
Peyton and Kylan Rohler. His siblings: Patrick (Julia) Walsh of Chesterton,
John (Carol) Walsh of San Diego, CA, Tim Walsh of Chesterton, Becky (Doug)
Fekete of Phoenix, AZ, and Bud (Narintorn) Walsh of Spangdahlem Air force
Base, Germany are also surviving.
He is also preceded
in death by his brother, Dan Walsh.
Bill worked as a
Machinist at the General Electric Power Plant for many years. He was a
member of the Communication Workers of America, Local 8103, Albany, NY, as
well as a member of the National Rifle Association. In his spare time, he
enjoyed golfing, gardening and crossword puzzles.
will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 7 p.m. at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton. The family will receive friends
on Wednesday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until time of service. To send
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