HOWARD M. SLIFKO SCHERERVILLE, IN Howard M. Slifko, Sr., 79, of Schererville, IN passed away on February 16, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary (nee Saksa); as well as two sons: Howard (Laura Gacsko) Slifko, Jr. of Munster and Dwayne (Tammy) Slifko of Georgia. Mr. Slifko is also survived by three grandchildren: Nolan, Tim, and Isabella Slifko; a brother, Dennis (JoAnne) Slifko of Schererville; and sister, Janice Slifko of Whiting. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM directly at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Dyer with Rev. Charles Niblick officiating. Friends may call on the family on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, IN from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Additional visitation will precede the funeral mass from 9:00-10:00 AM at the church. Mr. Slifko was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Highland and retired form Leheigh Concrete Company. Please visit www.kuiperfh.com.
Published in The Times from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2014