Stephen L. Kobitz, 51 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. He was born July 18, 1968 in Little Rock, Arkansas the son of Mitchel and Charlene (Bray) Kobitz. Steve was a US Air Force Veteran and a police officer with the Valparaiso Police Department. He was a member of the F.O.P and the American Legion. Surviving is his son, Stephen Kobitz, and daughter Tayla (Nick Maggio) Kobitz all of Valparaiso, his parents Mitchel and Charlene Kobitz and his brothers, John (Melissa) Kobitz of New Carlisle, Chris Kobitz of Texas and Todd (Carlee) Kobitz of Valparaiso. Steve enjoyed hunting deer in Medaryville. Visitation will be held Friday, May 29, 2020, 12-6 PM at the Porter County Expo Center. Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the Expo Center, at 11:00 AM, Pastor Shawn Evans officiating. It is being asked that the public take precautions and wear a mask if attending the service. Hand sanitizer will be available. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.
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