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
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.
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.
may be made to the American Diabetes Association,