VALPARAISO, IN - Emery J. 'Jim' Bardoczi, Jr., 68 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018. He was born December 15, 1949 to Emery and Elizabeth (Brabbs) Bardoczi, Sr. Jim worked as the Vice President and Senior Estimator for McNulty Bros. Co. and was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Valparaiso. He was a beloved Papa, Father, and Husband, who will be greatly missed.
On January 29, 1972 in Hammond, Jim married Ida Mae Wells who survives along with his parents, Emery and Elizabeth Bardoczi, Sr.; children: Laura (Ken) Dienes and James (Amanda) Bardoczi; granddaughters: Lily Mae and Lexie Marie Bardoczi; brother, William (Marge) Bardoczi; brothers-in-law: Ellis (Sandy) Wells, Dennis (Kathy) Wells, and Mike Wells; sisters-in-law: Letha Simon and Vonda (Edward) Jenkins; numerous nieces and nephews; and beloved friend, his dog, Indy.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00-7:00 PM with a Rosary Service at 4:30 PM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with a Funeral Mass on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM directly at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church 509 W. Division Rd., Valparaiso. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to: St. Jude Children's Research or the Porter County Animal Shelter.