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William A. DelMagorie

July 3, 1929 ~ September 21, 2017 (age 88)

William A. DelMagorie, 88, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017.

William was born July 3, 1929, in Chicago, to William and Yolanda (Ghilarducci) DelMagorie.  He retired from the former Howmet in La Porte as an engineer. 

In 1971, William married Doris L. Pierce who survives with her children, Diana D. (Dale) Juergensen of La Porte, Daniel (Judy) Warkentien of Lebanon, Indiana, David (Vicky) Warkentien of Mishawaka, Indiana, and Darin (Beth) Warkentien of La Porte; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and nieces, Jacqueline (Evart) Carpenter, Janice (Tom) Knoll, and Shelly (John) Crum.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lillian Tonsoni and Corrinne Ciucci.

William was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in La Porte, where he was an usher, the Knights of Columbus, St. Michael Council #1542, served in the Army during the Korean War, member of the VFW #1130, attended Purdue North Central, and graduated in 1948 from Austin High Scholl in Chicago.  He loved to travel, was an avid bowler & golfer, and loved walking his dog Moses. 

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.  A parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, September 25, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Family and friends may gather at 9 a.m. in the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Patton Cemetery with military honors.  

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Porte. 

Please share prayers, condolences, and memories with the family at Essling Funeral Home.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
September 24, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
September 24, 2017

7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Visitation
Monday
September 25, 2017

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
September 25, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
109 C Street
LaPorte, IN 46350


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