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James Blint

August 27, 1929 — May 21, 2017

James Blint

James "Jim" Blint August 27, 1929-May 21, 2017 Mr. James "Jim" Blint, 87, of LaPorte, Indiana, passed away Sunday May 21, 2017 at Franciscan Communities Hospice in Michigan City, IN. He was born August 27, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Ernest C. Blint and Gladys (Tiarks) Blint. Jim was the owner and operator of Blint Equipment Inc. He was a new car dealer for Jeep and Fiat in La Porte. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Germany shortly after the end of WWII. He was past president of the Rolling Prairie Lions Club, past president of LaPorte Rotary Club. He was the box office manager at the LaPorte Little Theater for many years. He served on the board of the LaPorte Chapter American Red Cross. Jim was the charter president of the La Porte Chapter of People to People International and a member of the Michiana Antique Auto Club, 190 SL Mercedes Auto Club and a former member of the VFW of LaPorte. Jim enjoyed his collection of antique cars, traveling and dancing. On June 18, 1960, in Rolling Prairie, IN, he married Joyce M. (Sweder) Blint who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Jill (Kim Kozlowski) Leuthardt of La Porte, IN, and Pam Sudlow of Albuquerque, NM; grandson, Ben Williams of La Porte, sister-in-law Eloise Blint of Michigan City, IN and many nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and three brothers, Ernie Blint, Gordon Blint and Don Blint. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN. A Private Family Service and interment will be held at Lambs Chapel Cemetery, Thursday May 25, 2017 with Pastor Debbie K. Beason officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James "Jim" Blint please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Lambs Chapel Cemetery

LaPorte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

MAY 25. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lambs Chapel Cemetery

LaPorte, IN, 46350

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