Nicholas "Nick" Sulich

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Nicholas "Nick" Sulich

PORTAGE, IN - Nicholas "Nick" Sulich, age 75, of Portage, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He was born on June 3, 1943 in Gary, IN to Nicholas and Mary (Letica) Sulich.Nick is survived by his wife Hilda "Blay" Sulich; daughters, Tina Oates and Tracy (Jeff) Cale; grandchildren, Keaton Nicholas, Connor and Molly Oates, Joshua and Gabrielle Cale and best friend, Bob Vlasic. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark Sulich and daughter-in-law, Michelle Sulich. Nick was married to Hilda for 55 years and retired from U.S. Steel after 25 years of service. He enjoyed working on cars, buying, selling and repairing jewelry and going to the flea markets. Nick and son Mark were previous owners of TJ Billiards. Nick was a collector of many things and had the gift of gab, never having met a stranger. He truly was a Jack of all Trades. He loved being outdoors and spending time with his family, especially the grandkids. Quality time was enjoyed with his devoted wife Hilda in the evenings, having homemade meals and watching sports together. Nick was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.A

Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at EDMONDS & EVANS FUNERAL HOME, PORTAGE, CHAPEL, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368 with Deacon Dennis Guernsey officiating.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Nick's name to: Nativity of our Savior Catholic School, 2929 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 46368. Online condolences may be made to


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Edmonds & Evans Funeral Homes
6941 Central Avenue
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 762-1330
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Published in The Times on Feb. 6, 2019
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