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James "Jim" Szura

August 2, 1947 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 73)

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Obituary

James Szura, age 73, of Crown Point, Indiana; formerly of Lansing, Illinois passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021. He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Szura, who he affectionately called My Girl; 2 adored grandsons: Jayden and Bentley Szura; sister Debbie Parker; brother: David (Louise) Szura; nephews: Danny and David; niece Amanda; numerous cousins and many lifelong friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents: Bruno and Emily (née Wilk) Szura and fiancée: Joannie Thompson. 

Family and friends are invited to celebrate his life on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Castle Hill Funeral Home: 1219 Sheffield Ave Dyer, IN 46311 with a visitation from 4-8 p.m. 
Funeral Services will be Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the funeral home from 8-9 a.m followed by procession to St. Mary Catholic Church for a PRIVATE Mass of Christian Burial due to limited pandemic capacity restrictions of the church. Please RSVP below if interested in attending.

Jim honorably served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion Of Crown Point, Indiana. He was a lifelong fan of Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Black Hawks. Jim was a proud graduate of Thornton Fractional South High School Class of 1965 and Calumet College of St Joseph 1981. He loved to dance and listen to Motown music, especially "My Girl" by The Temptations which he would always dedicate to his daughter Jennifer. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to The American Cancer Society (www.donate3.cancer.org) are appreciated.

For service information details please call (219)864-0170 or visit castlehillfuneralhome.com for online guestbook.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Castle Hill Funeral Home, LLC.
1219 Sheffield Avenue
Dyer, IN 46311

Visitation
Saturday
June 12, 2021

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Castle Hill Funeral Home, LLC.
1219 Sheffield Avenue
Dyer, IN 46311

Military Honors
Saturday
June 12, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Church
321 East Joliet Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Private Mass of Christian Burial

St. Mary Catholic Church
321 East Joliet Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Please note

Seating capacity is restricted. Family and friends are invited to RSVP to this service if wishing to attend.


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