Daniel “Dan” Tarnow, 1945-2017

Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Daniel “Dan” John Tarnow, 72, of LaPorte, IN, who passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  

He was born in LaPorte on September 22, 1945 to John Winchell Tarnow and Leona Mae (Knapp) Zimmerman.

Dan was a welder, having owned and operated Danta Welding for 36 years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed playing cards and his annual fishing trips to Canada. Dan loved his grandsons with all his heart.

On March 19, 1966, in LaPorte, he married Linda Clark, who survives. Also surviving are 2 grandsons, Daniel Tarnow II and Dwight Tarnow, both of LaPorte; siblings, Judy (Jim) Neuman of St. Joseph, MI, Keith (Penny) Zimmerman of Richmond, VA, and Christine Lorber of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, John Norris Tarnow.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 4, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, LaPorte, with Pastor Ronald Brauer officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, December 3, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, and Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 111 Kingsbury Ave., LaPorte, IN 46350; or American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.cutlerfuneralhome.com

3 Responses to “Daniel “Dan” Tarnow, 1945-2017”

  1. Dan Wegiel

    Dec 01. 2017

    A friend since High School. My condolences to his family, may he rest in peace.

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  2. WWJD

    Dec 02. 2017

    great hard working man

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  3. Mary Hiigli

    Dec 13. 2017

    Dear Linda. We are so sorry to read about Dans passing.
    The Hiiglis and Tarnows go back a long time.
    We send our condolences to all the family

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