Thomas A. Witzman,
84, of Chesterton, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019.
He was born
December 2, 1934, in Chicago, IL, to Jacob and Virginia (Davis) Witzman.
He graduated from
South Shore High School and Eureka College. Thomas served proudly with the
U.S. Army, was a member of Chesterton First United Methodist Church, a past
Porter County Library Board member and Westville Masonic Lodge member.
Tom was a gentle,
kind and giving man who loved to tell jokes. He was a wonderful father and a
good friend to many.
On August 10, 1957,
he married Audrey Peterson who preceded him in death in 2006.
their daughters, Johanna (Jeff) Schroeder of Mt. Zion, IL, and Jocelyn
Hibshman of Chesterton, four grandchildren, Justin and Jason Schroeder and
Elizabeth and Evan Hibshman, and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was also
preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Phillips.
A celebration of
life gathering will begin at 4 p.m., on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Chesterton
First United Methodist Church, 434 S. Second St.
may be made to Parent Project MD or Housing Opportunities.