James Romanak, age
69 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on December 22, 2018 at his home,
surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on June
14, 1949 in East Chicago, IN, to Anthony and Marie Romanak, both of whom
preceded him in death.
On August 27, 1976,
he married Cheryl Kemp Romanak, who survives in Chesterton.
Jim is survived by
his daughters, Jamie (Fred) Rager of Valparaiso, IN and Carey (Colin) Elliot
of Portage, IN; his grandchildren: Rylie Rager, Cole Rager and Prudence
Elliott; his siblings, Reg (Sandra) Romanak of Crystal Lake, IL and Susan
(John) Kinkade of Indianapolis, IN; along with many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews.
He is also preceded
in death by his sons, Eric Romanak in 1980 and Chris Romanak in 2010.
spending time with his three favorite people in the world, his
grandchildren. He also loved his cars and motorcycles and was always busy
restoring them. He also enjoyed riding around his property on his
four-wheeler and loved playing the guitar.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. The family will receive friends
from 4 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers,
the family prefers memorial donations given to the charity of the donorís
choice in memory of Jim.
Memories may be