Thomas Nablo, 1945-2019

Thomas Lee Nablo, 74, of Union Mills, IN, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at University of Chicago Medical Center.

He was born in LaPorte, IN, on Feb. 20, 1945, to Cecil and Edna (Koontz) Nablo.

Thomas was an orthodontic lab technician and owned Twin Lakes Lab in Union Mills. He enjoyed fishing, camping, antique cars, old tractors, and being outdoors. He and his loving wife enjoyed living in Florida for the winters.

On June 20, 1981, in LaPorte, he married Joyce Gribble, who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Erin (John) Miller of Solsberry, IN, and Christopher (Leannza Shipley) Nablo of Union Mills; 7 grandchildren, Landon, Zane, Keaton and Camden Miller and Ava, Maya and Adalee Nablo; sister, Barbara Scarborough of Michigan City, IN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Heritage Lutheran Church, 308 Washington St., Valparaiso, IN. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the church. Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte. Interment will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Salvation Army, 3240 Monroe St., LaPorte, IN 46350.

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5 Responses to “Thomas Nablo, 1945-2019”

  1. Mary Hiigli

    Jul 13. 2019

    I’m so sorry for the loss of Tom. My sincere condolences to the family.

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  2. barb zernick

    Jul 14. 2019

    jJoyce i’m sorry to hear about Tom. I’m thinking of you and your family with loving concern in the days to come,

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  3. Linda Mrozinski & Terry Miller

    Jul 14. 2019

    Joyce, we were shocked and saddened to learn of Tom’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you Erin and Cris.

    Linda and Terry

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  4. Jim

    Jul 14. 2019

    I’m sorry for your loss.

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  5. Joyce Long Gillock

    Jul 17. 2019

    Joyce, hugs and prayers go to you and your family.

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