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Don "Donnie Baseball" O. Ward

January 11, 1970 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 50)


Don O. “Donnie Baseball” Ward Jr age 50 of Knox, formerly of Hammond passed away on Sunday November 15,2020. He is survived by his wife Bobbi; children Zachary, Christopher, Matthew, Emily, and Nathan; and by his granddaughter Mia.

Don was preceded in death by his parents Don and Vivian Ward Sr.

Per Don’s wishes there will be no visitation or services.

Don was a member of IUOE Local #150 of Merrillville. He was an avid baseball fan, and he was a high school baseball umpire in Hammond. Don also coached youth sports and elementary school chess in Hammond.

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