Chesterton Tribune



Private services for James Thomas Dyer

Back To Front Page


James Thomas Dyer, age 80 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016. He was born on April 24, 1936 in Gary, Indiana to Bernard and Ruth (Gage) Dyer.

He is survived by his wife, June (Woods) Dyer of Chesterton, IN; son, Darren Dyer of Naples, FL; step children; Shannon Kirchoff (Ken Foster) of Plainfield, IN and Kim (Rick) Ling of Porter, IN; brother, Pat Dyer of Golden, CO; grandchildren, Raine Dyer, Clifton Dyer, Sommer Topolski, Jade Kirchoff-Foster and Dane Kirchoff-Foster and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Leona Rimmer.

James was a United States Army Veteran. He worked many years for U.S. Steel. He loved the Bears and was a devout Cubs fan. He passed away after game three of the World Series. Sadly, the Cubbies lost that one, but they gained another angel in the outfield.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN 46304. Cremation services provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 11/1/2016




Search This Site:

Custom Search