Jerry A. Lough, 80, of La Porte passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Franciscan Health Michigan City.
Jerry was born on March 16, 1939, in Gary, Indiana, to Henry C. and Ruth (Weaver) Lough.
On Feb. 4, 1961, in E. U. B. Church, Gary, Indiana, he married Carole A. Miller, who survives. Also surviving are his beloved children, James Lough of Arlington, Illinois, and Jodi Lough-Heckman of La Porte; two granddaughters, Tiffany and Tarra Heckman, both of La Porte; sister, Dorothy Shipley of Hobart; family pets, Maya, Pennie, Moose and Oscar; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded by his parents.
Jerry was a copier repair tech at 3m Corp. He retired in 2001. His favorite past times included community basketball, baseball and reading. He was known as a "history buff." Jerry also enjoyed a leisurely ride on his Honda Trike motorcycle.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte with Pastor Sally Wicks officiating. Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Carole Lough, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.
Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.