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John Patrick Latz

March 15, 1942 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 78)

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Celebration of Life

John Patrick Latz, 78, Indianapolis, IN passed from this world on Monday, May 11, 2020.  He was born on Sunday, March 15, 1942.

His favorite hobbies were travelling and trains. He was a consultant for thirty plus years. He enjoyed turning over the construction of a new building in 1971. He graduated from IU, worked fro Elanco Products a division of Eli Lilly, owned Tippecanoe Warehoise in Lafayette, and along with the Southern Railway, was one of 2 official bidders to buy ConRail.  They had to open the books for him. His bid was one dollar & other considerations to be determined at closing. Sent in a dollar bill before the filing deadline & use to brag that he was the only one to put actual cash on the table.  He could be quoted “Don’t quit. Continue to add to your list of life goals.”

He is survived by his 2 sons John Paul Latz in CA, David Peter Latz in FL, 2 grandchildren and his cat Yada, and extended family and friends.  

He is missed by all who knew and loved him.

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