BRIAN J. ALVORD DYER, IN (FORMERLY OF LANSING, IL)
Brian J. Alvord, age 45, of Dyer, IN formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Brian is survived by his wife of 15 years: Tracy; daughter: Veronica; sister: Jodi (Scott) Perz; 2 sisters-in-law: Sheree (Jay) Womack and Kerry (Jeff) Sarbieski; nieces and nephew: Abigail Womack and Benjamin and Caroline Sarbieski; great-niece: Haylee Womack; aunts: Margaret (Tony) Dalla Costa, Gerie Pascarella and Mary Anderson; and parents-in-law: Carol and Frank Tomczak. He was preceded in death by his parents: John and Pat Alvord; and best buddy: Shadow. Brian grew up in Lansing, IL and graduated from T.F. South in 1987. He served 4 years in the U.S. Navy. Brian was a proud operator for the Local 150. Always wanting to better himself, Brian was attending classes at Purdue Calumet. Brian's talent and passion for home projects and his garden filled his spare time. He was excited to show family and friends any new additions to his salt-water fish tank. He loved to share his home-made sausage and beef jerky with anyone who would try it. His pride and joy is his beautiful daughter, Veronica, and wife of 15 years, Tracy. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave./South St., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point, IN at 10:00 AM with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500.
Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave. Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times from July 12 to July 13, 2014