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James H. Teeters

July 15, 1935 ~ January 18, 2022 (age 86)

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James H.  Teeters
July 15, 1935 - January 18, 2022 

James H.  Teeters, 86, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:58 am in his home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 26 at 11:00 AM in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana with  Chaplain Rich Stoll officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.  Visitation hours will be Tuesday from 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM and Wednesday from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.    

He was born July 15, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to the late James H. and Rose (Novak) Teeters, Sr.. On July 15, 1961 in La Porte, Indiana he married Patricia (Gothe) Teeters who survives Michigan City, Indiana.  Also surviving are three sons, Douglas (Terri) Teeters of Woodstock, Illinois, Dale (Joanne) Teeters of Flower Mound, Texas and David (Jackie) Teeters of Michigan City, Indiana;  grandchildren, Kaitlyn Teeters of Woodstock, Illinois, William Teeters of Flower Mound, Texas, Dylan Teeters of Woodstock, Illinois along with two step-grandchildren Devin Glenn and Caden Glenn both of Michigan City, Indiana;   two sisters, Annette Baker of Michigan City, Indiana and Donna Teeters of Knoxville, Tennessee; He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Gary Baker;  

Jim graduated from Michigan City Elston High School in 1954 and attended Indiana Technical College, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He worked for Raytheon, Inc. as a Mechanical Engineer and for Dage-MTI, Inc.  In 1971 he opened the Ziebart Auto Truck rust proofing franchise and then in 1989 he opened J.T. Auto Sales in Michigan City, Indiana.  He was an avid fisherman belonging to the Michigan City Coho Club for many years.  He also enjoyed his cars, Hot Rods and restoring the classic Chevy El Camino.   He served in the United States Army Reserves with the 542 Transportation Unit. The family would like to acknowledge caregivers, Joeann Frazier, Tisha Harris and Lorry Glancy for their kindness and care. 

Contributions may be made to American Stroke Association, 6500 Technology Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.. 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 25, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Visitation
Wednesday
January 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
January 26, 2022

Greenwood Cemetery Chapel
153 Tilden Ave.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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