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Chester Joseph Kaszuba "Chet", passed away after an extended illness on January 31st, 2018 at 1:01pm. Chet was surrounded by his loved ones during his last hours of life. Chet is survived by his sons, Daniel Kaszuba and wife Elsa, Edward Kaszuba and Elizabeth Bonvillain, Daughter Patricia Alford and husband John, Daughter-in-Law Jennifer Kaszuba, Cousins Hank Kaptur and wife Nila, Joseph Kaptur and wife Izzy, and Brother-in-Law Frank Pazko, several grandkids, great grandkids, nieces and nephews along with many many friends and of course his Chows, Ellie Mae and Scooter.
Chet retired from Blaw Knox in East Chicago, Indiana after 30 years and went on to bigger and better opportunities.
Chet was a Master Firefighter in the 70's for St. John Volunteer Fire Department. Chet was also Honorably Discharged from the United States Navy as a Gunners Mate and was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Wrangell. He was a member of American Legion Post 46 in Tipton Indiana and was a member of 40 and Eight Post #470
Chet was an avid fan of NASCAR and Jeff Gordon and went to many races with the boys. Chet loved playing Pinochle and poker with the boys. Chet loved his garden trains, he loved playing his accordion, listening and dancing with his wife to all the Polkas.
Chet is preceded in death by his wife Bernice, daughters Shirley Farewell and Katherine Lowery, his Sister Helen Pazko and his Parents Phyllis and Thomas Kaszuba.
Visitation will be Monday February 5th, 2018 from 10am to 1pm with burial to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.
In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his honor to your local veterans organization.