Chester W. "Bud" Douthett

CHESTER "BUD" W. DOUTHETT CROWN POINT, IN Chester "Bud" W. Douthett, age 86, of Crown Point, IN passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He is survived by six children: Michael (Susan) Douthett, Jeffery (Sherry) Douthett, Linda (Doug) Wilson, Dennis (Penny) Douthett, Daniel (Ria) Douthett and Debra (Randy) Dawson; 16 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and beloved buddy, Max. Mr. Douthett was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 14, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN with Rev. Eric Kleinschmidt officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Memorial Park, Schererville, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home. Mr. Douthett retired from the I.H.B Railroad with over 40 years of service. Chester was a veteran of the Merchant Marines during WWII and a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lake Hills Fire Department. Please visit


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Kuiper Funeral Home
9039 Kleinman Road Highland, IN 46322
(219) 923-7800

Published in The Times on July 12, 2014