Terry Lynn Mentzer,
age 67, of Porter, IN, passed away on December 26, 2018.
He was born on
April 14, 1951, in Mount Pleasant, PA, to Leo and June (Adams) Mentzer.
Terry is survived
by his daughters; Heather (Russell) Ippolito and Amber Freeman-Pardo;
sister, Nancy Faust; grandchildren, Tegan (Bee Danh) Stephens, Brittany
(Josh) Kitchen and Matthew and Brandon Pardo; three great-grandchildren and
many nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; wife, Paulette (Freeman) Mentzer; daughter, Tuesday
Mentzer; brother, James Mentzer; sister, Patricia Hearst; and fur children,
Rosco and Sebastian.
Terry was a
mechanical millwright at U.S. Steel for 30 years and then worked at Resco in
Hammond, IN, for 11 years. Terry loved to golf and travel. He was an avid
sports fan with his favorites being the Chicago Bears and Pittsburg Steelers
football teams and Chicago Cubs baseball team. Terry was a hardworking,
family loving, gentle giant and will be forever loved and missed.
will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304 with Pastor Craig Forwalter
Visitation will be
held on January 2, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers,
please make donations to: VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette Street, Valparaiso, IN
to the family may be made at