James R. “Jim”
McGowan, age 57 of Chesterton, IN, originally from Whiting, IN, passed away
peacefully on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Jim was born on May
16, 1960, in Hammond, IN, to Jim and Diane (Abercrombie) McGowan.
He is survived by
his wife of 31 years, Becky (Shebish) McGowan; children, Jimmy, Alex, and
Chloe McGowan; sister, Dawn “Missy” Brim, step-mom Lori (Mac) Sakal; and
extended family and friends.
Jim was preceded in
death by his parents, and infant son Eric.
Jim traveled the
country working as an Automotive Manufacturing Manager. He enjoyed camping
and swimming at Steinke Resort in Michigan while having a couple of beers
with friends. But most of all, he loved teasing his kids, “Goob”, “Peanut”,
A Memorial and
Prayer Service will be held in October. Further announcements will be
forthcoming. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
Jim’s family would
like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at The Cleveland Clinic Memorial
Regional Cancer Center, Porter Memorial, Addison Pointe Rehabilitation, and
VNA Hospice for their care and kindness. It is greatly appreciated.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com