James William "Jim"
Warne, age 83 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully at his home on
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, with his family by his side.
He was born on
August 31, 1936, in Gary, IN, to Leroy and Mabel (White) Warne.
James is survived
by his loving wife of 48 years, Cathy (Hunt) Warne of Chesterton; sons,
Robert (Christy) Warne of Springlake, MI, and Timothy (Tammy) Warne of
Holland, MI; grandchildren, Tanya, Tiffany, Matthew, Jeremy, T.J.;
great-grandchildren, Lucas, and twins Savannah and Cole; and many extended
family members and friends.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; his brother, Russell Warne; sister, Lynn Raymond; and
grandson, Devon Warne.
James was a United
States Army veteran and a Member of American Legion Post 260 of Portage, as
well as a member of the D.A.V. He was lifelong area resident and retired
from US Steel following 38 years of service. Jim was a former EMT and
Volunteer for Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department. Jim was a Boy
Scout leader and co-ed advisor for the Explorer Post #430 in Portage. He was
an avid fisherman and loved camping.
will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Burial will follow at
Evergreen Memorial Park in Hobart, IN.
Visitation will be
held on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral
home with American Legion service to be held at 5:00 p.m.
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