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Thomas R. Giesler

October 16, 1949 — October 12, 2023

 

Thomas R. Giesler  

October 16, 1949-October 12, 2023

 

Thomas R. Giesler, 73, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Thursday October 12, 2023 at Northwest Health La Porte, IN.

 

He was born October 16, 1949 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Richard F. Giesler and Ethel M. (Kreuger) Giesler.

 

A lifelong resident of the area, Thomas graduated from La Porte High School and went to work as a millwright for Bethlehem Steel, retiring in 2012 after 43 years. He was a true outdoors man and a member and supporter of the National Rifle Association.  He enjoyed hunting most of all, and hunted big game in Wyoming, Montana, and Canada. He also liked fishing and shooting. 

 

Thomas is survived by his son, Scott Giesler of Michigan City, IN; sister, Jeanine Lucas of La Porte, IN; grandson, Tyi Giesler of Michigan City, IN.

 

Thomas was preceded in death by his son, Glenn Giesler and his parents.

 

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends Thursday, October 19 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home Friday, October 20 with visitation from 10 until service time at 12 Noon with Pastor Ron Brauer, officiating. Interment will follow at the Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana.

 

Memorial contributions may be made in Thomas' name to the American Heart Association,7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX or www.heart.org.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, October 19, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home Inc

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Visitation

Friday, October 20, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home Inc

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 20, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home Inc

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Burial

Friday, October 20, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Pine Lake Cemetery, Indiana

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