Thomas E. Ahlers (T.A)

December 23, 1952 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 69)


Thomas E. Ahlers (T.A.) age 69, born 12-23-52 passed away 6-4-22. TA is a former resident of Dyer, IN. TA is survived by his daughter Misty Watland, granddaughter Olivia Watland, siblings Lori (Roger) Fayette, Bob, and Diana. Former wives Audrey & Marianne. Step Children Charlie (Karen) Brady, Michelle (Mike) Lakomek and Daniel Brady. Nine step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren (and one on the way), and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents Maxine, Robert Ahlers, two brothers, childhood friend Jack Terry, and great-grandson Fox Boyce.

TA was the rock of his family, life of the party, and loved everyone he knew. His personality lit up a room. His laugh was contagious. Memorial services are pending.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital

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