Timothy Bennett Obituary (1951 – 2022) – Michigan City, IN

Timothy J. Bennett, 70, of Michigan City, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at his home.

Tim was born on April 7, 1951 in Michigan City, Indiana to Theodore and Josephine (Pascarella) Bennett. Both of his parents preceded him in death.

On September 8, 1979, he married Jeanne (Dingler) Bennett, who resides in Michigan City.

He is also survived by his two children, Stacy Bennett and Laura (Steven) Lohse; one grandchild, Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his sister, Christine Bennett.

He was a Purdue graduate and a member of the St. Joe Young Men’s Society. He and his parents were proud to build Bennett’s Motel, which operated for several years. He loved snowmobiles and old John Deere tractors. He was a huge supporter of the American Red Cross, donating over 30 gallons of blood throughout his life. He loved nature and wildlife, especially birds, and always made sure to feed them all year round. He liked to solve crossword puzzles. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 30 years.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Monday, February 7, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. and Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 10:30-11 a.m. at Geisen-Carlisle Funeral Home, located at 613 Washington St. Michigan City, IN, 46360.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Geisen-Carlisle Funeral Home, with Pastor William Fine officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Washington Park Zoo, located at 115 Lake Shore Dr., Michigan City, IN, 46360

To sign the guest book online or leave your condolences, please visit: www.Carlisle fh.com. 219-874-4214.

Published by La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on February 3, 2022.

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