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

James A. Okeley, 73 of Monticello, IN passed away Friday, May 12, 2017.  He was born on October 20, 1943 in Hammond, IN to William and Olive (Pelsor) Okeley.  Jim made his career at Inland Steel as a laborer and truck driver for over 30 years.  He enjoyed old, classic cars and will be remembered by his family as a good provider, who had a feisty personality.  Jim will be dearly missed.  On June 30, 1962 in Highland, IN Jim married Wilma Jean Bell, who survives, along with their children: Kimberly Okeley of Watseka, IL, Jamie (Devon) Burt of FL, Lori (Robert) Makar of Valparaiso, Jim (Stacy) Okeley of Demotte; grandchildren: Emily, Scott, Andrew, Ben, Cody, Olivia, Lucca, Piper, Marley; great grandchildren: Oliver & Twilla; sisters: Mary Davis of MN, June Ingram of Hebron.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother: William Okeley.  Private family services were held.

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