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Dennis Thomas

February 29, 1936 — April 9, 2017

Dennis Thomas

Dennis C. Thomas February 29, 1936-April 9, 2017 Dennis C. Thomas, 81, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. He was born February 29, 1936 in La Porte, Indiana, to the late Chester M. and Emma Viola (Boniface) Thomas. Dennis retired in 2000 as a professional truck driver. He also worked as an officer at the La Porte Police Department for 9 years. He attended the Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed gardening and taking care of his yard. He was a huge fan of I.U. basketball, Green Bay Packers, and the Chicago White Sox. On December 13, 1958, in Union Mills, Indiana, he married Judith A. (Helt) Thomas who survives in La Porte, IN. He is also survived by his daughter, Kelly (Jim) Sims of Union Mills, IN; son, Jody (Patricia) Thomas of Fort Wayne, IN; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric) Bidlack of Sebring, FL, Demi Thomas of Fort Wayne, IN, Emily Thomas of Fort Wayne, IN, Trever Thomas of Fort Wayne, IN, Joshua Sims of Union Mills, IN; step-grandson, Michael Sims of Hamlet, IN; two great-grandchildren, Emma Bidlack and Ryan Payton both of Sebring, FL. He was preceded in death by his brother, Arvin Thomas, sister, Emma McEnterfer. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Wednesday, April 12th, from 10:00 a.m. to time of service. A life celebration will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, at with Rev. Dan McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at the Kingsbury Cemetery, Kingsbury, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Dennis Thomas. Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dennis C. Thomas please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Kingsbury Cemetery

Kingsbury, IN, 46345

Visitation

APR 12. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

APR 12. 12:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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