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Christopher Conor Thunder Szala

October 5, 1986 February 10, 2020
Christopher Conor Thunder Szala
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Obituary for Christopher Conor Thunder Szala

Christopher Conor Thunder Szala, 33, of Olathe, Kansas, previously of Northwest Indiana for 32 years, took his own life after a long battle with depression. Leaving behind a loving Wife, Evelyn; Son, Conor; Daughter, Katie all of Olathe, KS; Mother, Lillian Mihal of Kansas City, KS; Father, Jett Kulage, Sr of Portage, IN; Sisters, Melissa Mihal of Olathe, KS, Sunshine Szala of LaPorte, IN,Victoria Raddatz of Munster, IN, & Shannon Proto of Lake Station, IN; Brother, Jett Kulage, Jr of Merrillville, IN; a slew of nieces, nephews, & Close Friends. He is preceded in death by his biological father, Anthony Szala.

Chris loved chillin' with his friends, playing poker, video games, loved superheroes, fishing, drawing (he was an AMAZING artist!), & an avid Chicago Bears Fan.

Our family would like to share this message and hope you share it too...

*** If you or a loved one are thinking about suicide or would like emotional support, PLEASE call:

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)***

A memorial service for Chris will take place Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm with Deacon Dale Webdell officiating at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Rd. Hobart, IN 46342. Memorial visitation will take place prior to the service from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home. A future memorial service will take place in Olathe, Kansas, TBD.

In honor of Chris's love for the Chicago Bears and Superheros, please join the family in wearing Chicago Bears or Superhero attire to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family ( ) or Crisis Center, Inc., 101 N. Montgomery St., Gary, IN 46403, in the name of, "The Chris Szala Family," would be appreciated.

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10:00 AM 2/16/2020 10:00:00 AM - 4:00 PM 2/16/2020 4:00:00 PM
Rees Funeral Home

600 W. Old Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342

Celebration of Life to follow.

Rees Funeral Home
600 W. Old Ridge Road Hobart 46342 IN
United States

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