Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

William D. Nutt, 79 of Valparaiso passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014.  He was born August 13, 1935 in Courtenay, ND to William H. & Gladys (Bartlett) Nutt.  Bill came to Indiana with his first job as a telegraph operator for the Nickel Plate Railroad.  He soon went to work at McGill Manufacturing – Bearing Division where he worked 37 years ending his career as a supervisor in the Research and Development Lab.  Family always came first with Bill.  He enjoyed farming, was an avid woodworker and member of Heritage Lutheran Church and Porter County Farm Bureau. 
On February 16, 1957 in Valparaiso he married Johanna A. “Jo” Shinabarger who survives along with their children: Thomas (Anita) Nutt of South Bend, Linda Rosenbaum of Valparaiso, his “Indiana” brother, Max Hardesty of Hamlet, sister-in-law, Sylvia Nutt & brother-in-law, Richard Fletcher both of North Dakota, brother-in-law, Robert Shinabarger of Valparaiso, grandchildren: Andrew Krouse (Aimee Gerdes), Jill Rosenbaum & Amanda Rosenbaum, great grandchildren: Ryan, Cameron, Carter & Krystal and many loving nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Mildred, Shirley & Vera and brothers: Albert & Ray.
A visitation will be held Wednesday from 3 – 7 pm at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso and Thursday from 10 – 11 am at the church.  Funeral service Thursday 11:00 am at Heritage Lutheran Church, 308 N. Washington St., Valparaiso, Rev. Joseph Ostafinski officiating with burial at Westville Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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