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[Flag over Grave] [Charles Allen Hughes]
Charles Allen Hughes
3/3/1948 - 10/14/2015
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Charles Allen Hughes, age 67 of Westville, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the VNA Hospice center in Valparaiso. He was born on March 3, 1948 in Milan, IN to Charles and Eunice Stamper-Hughes, both of whom preceded him in death.

Charles is survived by his daughters, Heather (Christopher) Watkins of Jackson Township and Sarah Hughes of Chesterton; his grandchildren: Aubrey Watkins, Brandon Watkins and Anthony Watkins; his sister, Vesta Vinup of Dillsboro, IN, and his brother, Sherman (Muriel) Hughes of Farmers Retreat, IN. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Charles is also preceded in death by his brother, George Hughes, his sister, Nancy Hughes and his step-father, Louie Stegemoller.

Charles was the Vice President and cashier at Porter Bank for many years. He was an Indiana University graduate, as well as a member of The Dwelling Place, the Calvary Chapel in Valparaiso and the Chesterton Kiwanis. He was also a lifetime member of VFW Post 2511. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 6 until 8 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN for a memorial visitation.

Memorial donations may be given to the VNA Hospice Center, 2404 Valparaiso St, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
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[Flag over Grave] [Arnold Walter Rump]
Arnold Walter Rump
10/23/1924 - 10/25/2015
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Arnold Walter Rump, age 91, died on Sunday October 25th in Dillsboro, Indiana. Arnold was born on October 23, 1924 in Dillsboro to Walter and Hilda (Licking) Rump who preceded him in death.

Arnold Rump was a lifelong resident of Dillsboro. He was born on North Street . Arnold had 4 siblings: Marilyn (the late Harold) Eades of Yuma, AZ, Marion (Don) Black of Dillsboro, the late Donald (the late Sonya) Rump of Virginia Beach, VA and the late Dorthea “Dot” (Marvin) Bernhart of Jeffersonville, IN.

Arnold graduated from Dillsboro High School in 1942 and served our country in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1946. He married the late Evelyn (Shelton) Rump in 1946 and they had 3 children: Sandy Weiss of Dillsboro, Larry (Cherie Harmeyer) Rump of Dillsboro, and Doug (Linda Grinstead) Rump of Versailles. He also had 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

After returning from the military he worked for his father, the late Walter Rump in his construction company and later for James Macy Construction in Greendale, IN. In the late 1960’s Arnold and his brother-in-law, Jesse Shelton, started their own construction company Shelton& Rump. They built numerous homes in Dillsboro and the surrounding area. Arnold retired early in 1986 to care for his wife, Evelyn. After her death, he enjoyed spending time and traveling with his companion of 19 years, Winnie Sidebottom. They traveled all around the United States and to her native country of England.

Arnold volunteered his time and construction skills over the years to many individuals and organizations in the community of Dillsboro. He was a life member of American Legion Post #292 Dillsboro and the Milan VFW.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday October 29, 2015 from 5-8 at the Dillsboro United Methodist Church . A celebration of life service will be Friday October 30th at 11 a.m. at the Church with Pastor Mona Safley officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Dillsboro United Methodist Church.
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