Porter Evans

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PORTER EVANS CROWN POINT, IN Porter Evans, 76, of Crown Point, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dolores (Setlak); son, Jeffrey (Darlene) Evans, of Lafayette, IN; daughter, Cheryl (Peter) Gojko, of Valparaiso, IN; granddaughters: Meredith (Nick) Lisk of Chicago and Melissa Evans of Charleston, S.C; brothers: Dr. James A. (Dr. Karen) Evans of Arizona, David (Carol) Evans of Crown Point; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Jean and Joe Ballarino of AZ; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Richard and Tammy Setlak of St. John; nephews: Todd, Scott, David, John, Brett, Max, Julien and Jacob; and nieces: Jil (Charles) Taliaferro, Lisa (Jerry) and Emily Jarrette. He was preceded in death by his parents: Dr. Arthur L. and Mary Alice Evans; and niece, Amy L. Evans. Porter was a 1960 graduate of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO. He received his Masters Degree in Education in August, 1961 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He taught U.S. History and was involved in athletics - from being an assistant Football Coach to scouting for the wrestling team, keeping the clock for basketball games and coaching the golf team. After retiring from Education, Porter went into a couple of business ventures that kept him busy for a considerable length of time. He enjoyed his time thereafter with his dogs, following his favorite teams - Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks, and playing golf. Friends may visit with family on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 7667 E. 109th Ave., Crown Point, IN from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Research, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Published in The Times from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2014
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