Timothy E. Coughlin
“Timm” age 62 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on January 25, 2014.
Timm was born in
Logansport, Ind., grew up in Portage, Ind., and lived in Chesterton since
Timm is survived by
his wife of 28 years, Pam (White) Coughlin; sisters Mary Laskody and Patty
(Darrell) Hayes; sister-in-law Diane Hursey; brother Dan (Diane) Coughlin;
very special niece Emily Hursey and her boyfriend Doug Ruehl; his “other”
niece Sara (Matt) Lams and their children Brielle and Elijah; nieces
Lindsay, Kira, Carrie, Emily and Hillary; son Jaime Souther Nygra. He is
also survived by his aunt Margaret Ann Willison and special cousins Tony and
Sheila Willison and their children Lauryn, Aaron and Leah; and Angela and
Dave Springer and their children Ella and Paul; best friends Koja Fillwock
and Carrie Sosa and their children Elesha, Marissa, Elijah and Mya; and his
little buddy Olie.
He was preceded in
death by his mother Olga (Maurice) Tolbert; father George Robert (Maxine)
Coughlin; in-laws Pete and Edith White; and brother-in-law Kevin Hursey.
Timm was a 1969
graduate of Portage High School and Purdue University. He was an army
veteran who proudly served this country in Vietnam. He retired from
Bethlehem Steel and was the owner of Man About The House. He worked many
years at Fidelity National Title as their maintenance man. Timm’s passion
was music and he played bass guitar in many area bands over the years. He
loved sharing his knowledge of music with friends and family, being the
“Professor of Rock N Roll School.” Timm never met a stranger and was a true
A memorial service
with Military Rites will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 7 p.m. at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until time of service.
may be given to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso or Lakeshore Paws,
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