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Steve Skvara Obituary

NW Indiana Times – Feb. 24, 2013
OBITUARIES
Stephen Skvara
STEPHEN SKVARA VALPARAISO, IN Stephen Skvara, age 65, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Porter Portage Hospital. He was born the son of Stephen and Julia (Reidy) Skvara in Galesburg, IL on May 1, 1947. Stephen retired from LTV Steel Mill and was an active member of S.O.A.R. On August 28, 1971 in South Holland, IL. he married Sandra (DeWitt) who survives him. Also surviving are his children: Magen (fiance John) Skvara, Bridget Skvara, Rachel (Zachary) Hunt, and Stephen (Michelle) Skvara; one grandchild, Chloe Skvara; and two sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents. Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory, a memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013 with Father Doug Mayer officiating and a memorial visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until time of service, both at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN. Memorial donations may be made to Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (S.O.A.R.), 5 Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. MoellerFuneralHome.com

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