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James " Jim" Gemmaka, 78, went to be with his Lord on March 6, 2018. Born in Terre Haute, the son of the late Frank and Ozetta Gemmaka.
He was a proud veteran of the United States Marines. He retired from K-Mart Corporation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Gemmaka; sons, Jeff and Danny Gemmaka of Terre Haute and John Tingley of Fort Wayne; daughters, Kathi Gemmaka and Julie (Bobby) Tarrh of Terre Haute and Amy Hurst of Fort Wayne. Also surviving are six sisters, Shirley, Carolyn, Marilyn, Anita, Norma and Nancy; nine grandchildren, Ashley, Nick, Travis, Kelsi, Emi, Taylor, Logan, Leslie and Elizabeth; and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Fairhaven Funeral Home. Calling hours will be Monday, March 12, 2018, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences to FairHaven funeral Home at:
Published on March 8, 2018
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