WILLIAM H. CROHAN VALPARAISO, IN William H. Crohan, age 86, of Valparaiso passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Porter Regional Hospital. He was born on January 9, 1926 in Chicago to Horace and Laura (Metelmann) Crohan. William served in the Army and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with his bachelor's degree. He worked for Hyman Michaels as a certified public accountant. Bill enjoyed gardening and loved sports, even coaching his grandson baseball teams. The most important part of Bill's life was his 63 year marriage to his wife Evelyn. On April 23, 1949 in Chicago, he married Evelyn Balke who survives along with three children: Debra Burnson, Craig (Amy) Crohan, and Billy (Jane) Crohan all of Valparaiso; two sisters: Laverne Dangelo, Lorraine Powers; and brother, Donald Crohan; 10 grandchildren: Billy, Michelle, Lauren, Chris, Brian, Stephanie, Michael, Zachary, Chris and Tyler. He was preceded in death by his parents; and son-in-law, Bill Burnson. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 noon until the time of service at 2:00 PM. Entombment to follow at Graceland Cemetery. MoellerFuneralHome.com
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Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Jan. 3, 2013