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Bruce W. Tanber

April 29, 1949 ~ January 22, 2020 (age 70)

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Bruce W. Tanber

April 29, 1949 - January 22, 2020

Bruce W. Tanber, 70, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana with Rev. Raphael Hieromonk officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with full military services conducted by the V.F.W. Post 2536 and the American Legion Skwiat Post 451. . Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Tuesday from 9:00 am until time service in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel. A Trisagion service will be held at 7:00 pm Monday evening in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.

He was born April 29, 1949 in Michigan City, Indiana to the late George and Ann (Esper) Tanber. On August 3, 1968 in Michigan City, Indiana he married Sharon Lowery who survives Michigan City, Indiana along with two sons: Scott (Heather) Tanber of La Porte, Indiana and Ryan Tanber of Michigan City, Indiana; three grandchildren, Trenten, Colton and Violet Tanber; two sisters, Gayle Tanber of Phoenix, Arizona and Pamela (Ben) Tanber-Benchaar of Portland, Oregon along with a brother, Terry (Gay) Tanber of Coronado, California; He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Patricia Tanber.

Bruce retired in 2012 after 38 years as a heavy equipment operator with ArcelorMittal, Burns Harbor, Indiana. He was baptized and grew up attending St. George Orthodox Church, Michigan City, Indiana where he also served as altar server. He was an outdoorsman enjoying fishing and hunting along with sports cars. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and life member of the DAV chapter #23, Michigan City, Indiana.

Contributions may be made to Donor's Choice .

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 27, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Trisagion
Monday
January 27, 2020

7:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Visitation
Tuesday
January 28, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Military Honors
Tuesday
January 28, 2020

11:30 AM
Greenwood Cemetery Chapel
153 Tilden Ave.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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