Mr. Dewes was associated with his father and brothers in the construction business.
Surviving with his parents are his wife, Leona, and four children, Sharon, Bonnie, William and Edward, all at home; three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Flaherty of Hammond, Mrs. Geneve Duffin of Schererville, and Mrs. Agnes Effinger of Cook; seven brothers, Lawrence of Merrillville, Arthur of Cook; Richard in St. John; Alfred of Crown Point; Gilbert, Francis and Joseph of Lowell.
The Rev. Peter Beigle officiated at the 10 o'clock requiem Mass offered this morning, February 3, in St. Michael's church in Schererville, and burial was the church cemetery.
Return to Biographies.