THOMAS STRIMBU HIGHLAND, IN
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Thomas Strimbu, age 87, of Highland, formerly of Gary, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 58 years, Violet; two sons: Robert (Rosemary) Strimbu of Crown Point and John (Helen) Strimbu of New Lenox, IL; three grandchildren: Jason, Jennifer, and Alexandra; sister, Mary Breaz of Schererville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents: Thomas and Sylvia Strimbu; and brother, George Strimbu. Thomas was a graduate of Froebel High School and Indiana University. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War. Thomas was a former accountant for Tri City Electric for 20 years, and was an employee of Faroc Company for 15 years. He was a member of the Men's Pool League at Woodmar United Methodist church, enjoyed stamp collecting, and gem and mineral collecting. The family extends sincere appreciation and thanks to Companion Care of Munster for the wonderful care Thomas received at home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodmar United Methodist Church. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point. He will lie in state at Woodmar Methodist Church, 7320 Northcote Ave., Hammond on Friday from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the church. www.burnsfuneral.com
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times on Feb. 28, 2013