Eldon D. Tuttle, 1947-2020

Eldon D. Tuttle, 73, of La Porte, Ind. passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, June 3, 2020 after a battle with cancer.

Eldon was born April 25, 1947 in South Bend, Ind. to Howard and Zella (Eagle) Tuttle.

On Jan. 31, 1975 Eldon married Louise Picatto.

Eldon retired in 2008 from New York Blower as a machinist after 38 years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Eldon is survived by his wife; a daughter, Ann (Jason) Higley of Walkerton, Ind.; a son, Jason (Hollie) Tuttle of La Porte; five grandchildren, Jake and Lizzie Tuttle, Keeley, Taylor, and Logan Higley; a sister, Lee Ann Frost of La Porte; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 5 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Ave., La Porte, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Deacon Chris Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton, Ind.

Attendees are asked to observe social distancing while attending services.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, D.C. 20090-8018.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.esslingfuneralhome.com.

3 Responses to “Eldon D. Tuttle, 1947-2020”

  1. Marie Kowalski Vallentyne

    Jun 04. 2020

    Louise, I’m so sorry to hear about Al’s death. It’s never easy to loose a loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

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  2. Eric Mc Bride

    Jun 05. 2020

    Ann.. I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing.. Heaven gained a great man and earth lost a great man..

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  3. Shelley Kaufman

    Jun 05. 2020

    To the whole family. I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed living next to you guys for years and thought Al was a very nice man. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

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