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Service Thursday for Christopher W. Wuerthele

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Christopher W. Wuerthele, age 55 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, in Valparaiso, IN.

He was born on March 21, 1965, in Gary, IN, to Edwin and Sandra (Stasik) Wuerthele.

Christopher is survived by his daughter, Ashley Wuerthele; brother, Brian (June) Wuerthele; granddaughter, Kendra Ivey; niece, Cassandra Wuerthele and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kimberly Wuerthele.

Christopher enjoyed working on cars, carpentry, and especially loved animals and nature. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was known as a jokester. Christopher would do anything for anybody and would help anyone who needed it. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, and uncle, and will be deeply missed.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, with Pastor G. Thomas Jones officiating. Burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m.

Family requests that all who attend to please wear a mask.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 8/12/2020




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