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Services Thursday for John Marimon, 82

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John Marimon, age 82, of LaPorte, IN passed away on March 17, 2018, in LaPorte.

John was born in Valparaiso, IN, on January 12, 1936, to Thomas J. and Iva (Folger) Marimon.

John served in the U.S. Air Force. After completing his service John worked with his father in the family owned business, American Motors dealership in Valparaiso, IN. In 1980 he began working at Inland Steel where he continued until retirement. He was a friendly and social man, he enjoyed visiting with family and friends and going out to eat. John loved his children dearly, he enjoyed supporting and spending more time with his son following an accident.

He is survived by his beloved daughter, Jill (Catherine Byerly) Marimon of Indianapolis, IN; son, Eric Marimon of LaPorte, IN; sister, Mary Marimon of Valparaiso, IN; brothers-in-law, Bert (Carol) Edquist of Edwardsburg, MI, and Daniel (Janice) Edquist of LaPorte, IN, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Cynthia (Edquist) Marimon; and son Mark Thomas Marimon.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home with Father Nathaniel Edquist officiating. Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, IN.

Memorials donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 3/19/2018




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