Lori James, 1965-2019

Lori Lynn James, born Oct. 22, 1965, left this world on Sept. 12, 2019, to live in eternity with her heavenly Father.

She was born to Robert L. James and Laureen K. James.

Lori attended Indian Trail Elementary School and graduated from La Porte High School in 1983.  She attended PNC for two years. Lori moved to Northridge, CA, where she attended Cal State and was a preschool teacher at Pine Crest Elementary School. She moved back to La Porte in 1994 and worked at Aero Metals for 10 years. Lori was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she enjoyed calling members to see if there were any needs she could pray for.

Lori was preceded in death by her daughter, Ashleigh; her father; her two sisters, Rhonda and Shelley; her niece, Elizabeth; her paternal grandparents, Merl and Gladys James; and her maternal grandparents, Murray and Margaret Peery.

She is survived by her mother, Laureen; her brother, Michael; nephews, Stephen and Corey James; niece, Jasmine James; the delights of her life, great-nephews Damion and Aiden James; and her loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte, with her Uncle David Peery presiding. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the service at the funeral home. Cremation will take place following the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 314 W. Catalpa Drive, Suite F, Mishawaka, IN 46545; or the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215.

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

3 Responses to “Lori James, 1965-2019”

  1. Linda

    Sep 14. 2019

    I will miss you my friend.

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  2. Linda and Ron

    Sep 14. 2019

    We’ll miss you, our dear friend. Be at peace with Jesus

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  3. Gregg

    Sep 16. 2019

    She was one of the first people I met when we moved to La Porte. Memory of her smile makes me smile… and I will always remember her as one of the kindest, gentlest people I’ve ever known.

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