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Gordon Lewis Westergren

May 26, 1931 — January 25, 2023

Gordon Lewis Westergren, 91, of La Porte, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Northwest Health - La Porte.

Gordon was born on May 26, 1931 in Chicago, IL.

On February 14, 1955 he married Patricia Helmick, who preceded him in death in 2005.  Later on June 30, 2006, he married Eunice Marlene Wolfe who preceded him in death in 2021.  Surviving Gordon are his children, Louis (Kelly) Boswell of Richland, MI, Jeffrey (Vickie) Westergren of Yoakum, TX, Eric (Ronda) Westergren of Lake Charles, LA, and Kristen (Tom) Westergren of Kalamazoo, MI; stepchildren, Jody (Dwight) Ames of Union Mills, Michelle (Matthew) Rozinski, Steven (Jeanne) Osborn, Thomas (April) Osborn II, and David Osborn, all of La Porte; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many step-grandchildren and great step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wives.

Gordon was a proud veteran of the United States Army.

Gordon was an electrical engineer and traveled the world through his work.  He loved sports, particularly the Valparaiso University Crusaders, where he graduated.  Gordon also enjoyed golfing and collecting stamps.  He was a supporter of Habitat for Humanity.  Gordon was an avid NRA member.

A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 3, 2023 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Dennis Meyer officiating.  Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Kristen Westergren, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.

Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gordon Lewis Westergren, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Friday, February 3, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Service

Friday, February 3, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Military Honors

Friday, February 3, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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