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Willie Michael Lundewall passes away at age 72

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Willie Michael Lundewall, age 72 of Portage, IN, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. He was born on January 29, 1947, in Hammond, IN to Ralph and Lorraine (Shear) Lundewall.

Willie Michael is survived by his wife Linda (Piper) Lundewall; daughters, Kathy (Jon) Harrington and Jennifer (David) Kasarda; grandchildren, Aidan Harrington, Jacob and Emily Kasarda and brothers, Ralph and David; sisters-in-law, Janet (Brandon) Muchesko, Jackie (Terry) Carter and Charlene (Henry) Pluta; brother-in-law, Wayne Piper, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Donna; mother and father -in-law, Leroy and Barbara Piper and sister-in-law, Barbara Jo Piper.

Willie Michael was a United States Navy veteran and was married to his wife Linda for 52 years. He retired from Midwest Steel after 40 years of service. He loved playing pool with his friends at the Bonner Senior Center and enjoyed playing golf and watching professional wrestling. Willie Michael was an avid reader, especially stories about gangsters and mobsters. He was a quiet and caring man and a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Funeral Services were held on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368. Burial followed at McCool Cemetery. A visitation was held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to



Posted 10/14/2019




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