MERRILLVILLE, IN - John Robert Sickles, age 73 of Merrillville, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at home.
John is survived by his loving wife, Jannie O. (Gray) Sickles; sons, Nathan John and Lothar Otto; four grandchildren: Olivia, Diaboliq, Jaden and Cameron John; sister, Barbara (John) Phillips; brother, Karl (Wanda) Sickles and many loving family and friends.
John retired from Bethlehem Steel (Mittal) and served in the US Airforce as a medic. Inspired by the assassination of John F Kennedy, he began to collect memorabilia and studying the history from the middle 1800's of American History. He truly enjoyed studying the history of that time period.
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM at CALUMET PARK FUNERAL CHAPEL (7535 Taft Street, Merrillville). Friends may visit with the family at the chapel from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00am. For more information, please call 219-736-5480 or visit: