Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690


Joseph P. Lain, 62 of Valparaiso, passed away March 9, 2018.  He was born March 26, 1955 in Chicago, IL to Melvin W. and Gladys Irene (Rabe) Lain.  Joe was a 1973 graduate of Donald E. Gavit High School in Hammond and was a Veteran of the Merchant Marines.  He retired from Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 20, after thirty years as a journeyman sheet metal mechanic.   On July 31, 1982 in Hammond, Joe married Karen (Solon) Lain who survives along with their sons, Ryan Joseph (Erika) Lain and Phillip Michael (Alyssa Martinek) Lain; sisters, Lizabeth (Patrick) Rathburn and Melissa (Robert) Lain.Finch; and precious companions, his dogs, Hazel and Clifford.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Thomas P. Lain.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 12:00-4:00 PM at The Market 2405 Morthland Dr., Valparaiso with a Memorial Service at 2:30 PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Porter County Animal Shelter.


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