Thomas H. Humes,
77, of LaPorte, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
He was born July
22, 1940, in East Chicago to Harold and Geraldine (Shelly) Humes.
He graduated from
Chesterton High School and served proudly with the U.S. Navy. Tom was an
avid reader who also embraced the spoken word with the implied intent of
winning friends and influencing people.
On June 2, 1967, he
married Shirley Woudema who preceded him in death in 2007. Survivors include
their children: Melissa (Scott) Larabee of Las Cruces, NM, William (Ellie)
Humes of Austin, TX, Mary (Peter) Hrab of Valparaiso, and grandchildren:
Emma, Samuel, Israel, Kathleen, Peter, James and John. He was also preceded
in death by his parents and sister, Sharlene Lachner.
A visitation will
be held Monday from 4 to 6 p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd.,
Valparaiso, with memorial service beginning at 6:00 p.m.
may be made to the VNA Hospice of NWI.