Name: Richard Elwin Dammarell
From: The Post Tribune, Gary, Indiana
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2001
He was a member of Operating Engineers Local #150. Richard was a member of the Hobart Moose Lodge #783 and Friend of Kostbade Fowble V.F.W. Post #5365 and Paul Leon Wolick Memorial Post #454.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Sharon (Jesse) Simmons, Valparaiso, Cori [sic] fiance Bud Farley of Portage; 5 grandchildren, Mike (Tammy) Norman, Portage, Kevin Gregor, Hobart, Kimberly Gregor, Joe and Beth Manfred all of Portage; 4 great-grandchildren, Derek, Justin, Kyle and Josh; 1 brother, Don (Shirley) Dammarell, GA; 1 sister, Edna (Richard) Whitten, Lake Station; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, Dolores "Dody" Matye. Preceded in death by wife Phyllis and granddaughter, Karen Norman, one brother and one sister.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 10, 2001 at 7 p.m. from Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart. Rev. Bruce R. Scott of the First United Pentecostal Church of Merrillville officiating. Cremation Calvary Cemetery, Portage. Visitation Friday 2 to 7 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel.