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Timothy John Clites services Thursday February 5

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Timothy John Clites, age 61 of Valparaiso, passed away on Monday, February 2, 2015 in Valparaiso.

He was born in Gary, IN on July 26, 1953 to Ora Li and Amelia Cisson-Clites, both of whom preceded him in death. On June 10, 1998 he married Godelvia Alfaro-Clites, who survives in Valparaiso. He is also survived by his sister, Jean (Ray) Pass of Porter and his brother, Jim (Sheren) Clites of California.

Timothy worked as Payload Operator at ArcelorMittal for many years. He liked old cars and motorcycles. He was an animal lover and enjoyed feeding the many stray cats that would cross his path.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 11 a.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Erik Grayvold officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Porter County Humane Society, 2056 Heavilin Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385.

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Posted 12/3/2015








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