John “Mike” Darman of the Tefft area of Wheatfield, 80 years of age, passed away Thursday, Aug.14, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Angie; children, Kelly (Dana) of Hebron, Bruce (Cindy) Thomas of Michigan City and Sue Bennett of Lowell; six grandchildren; siblings, Tom (Cheryl) of Nashville, Indiana and Elizabeth Sobkowiak of Michigan City and was preceded in death by a son Kent Thomas.

John retired, after 34 years, as a Store Room Supervisor with NIPSCO. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the North Judson American Legion, Post #92. He was a member of LaCrosse Christian Church. Private Cremation will take place through Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. www.sheetsfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to IDES / International Disaster Emergency Services at ides.org