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“My heartfelt sympathy to Officer Kapitan's Family members as they grieve the physical loss of such a kindhearted & thoughtful man who had a...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jan Payton Burno Mills - IL

“Dear Pat, Ambrose was a great man that I looked up to and respected and loved as a friend. Everytime I saw him...I smiled. He was just so likeable,...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Dotty Negovetich-Kirkland - IN

“So sorry for your loss. Mr. Kapitan was always a very nice person. I will miss him coming into the bank. My prayers are with all of his family and...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Wilson - Lowell, IN

“Dear Pat and family, We are so sorry for the loss of Ambrose. He was a great man. We will truly miss him. God bless you all. Sincere regards,...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Guilfoyle - Dyer, IN

“My heart is saddened by your loss. He was a great man and I have many found memories. My prayers for the family during this difficult time. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Chanin Snyder - Hammond, IN

“Ambrose was more than just a friend, Barb and I will miss him more than we could say. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Thomas(TP) Pasko - Pierceton, IN

“This is a great loss for the Kapitan family. Please accept my heartfelt and most sincere condolences for your loss. I will not be able to attend but...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: William Mann - Portage, MI

“Condolences to your family. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Tumidalsky family - IN

“Mr. Kapitan will always be considered a HERO for serving our country. Thank you Sir and May God hold you in his loving arms. Rest in Peace. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Laura Christy

“Wishing you the best during these difficult times.Best neighbors for 20 years.Are hearts are with you ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Peggy & Tom Coyle - dyer, IL

“When I was first appointed East Chicago police chief in 1985, Ambrose was the first chief in the county to reach out to me with offers of advice and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr.Kapitan you will dearly be missed you was a wonderful patient with the biggest heart when i walked in the house you always lit up with a big smile...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Stella Carson - Gary, IN - friend

“Sincere condolences to the family. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and it lives forever. May the...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my deepest sympathies. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Irvine - IN


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Ambrose was born on May 4, 1936 and passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Ambrose was a resident of Dyer, Indiana at the time of passing.

He was a United States Army Veteran and an avid sports fan.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 with a Mass of Christian Burial being offered at 10:00am at St. Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, with the Rev. Charles W. Niblick, officiating; interment to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville; visitation, Thursday at the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting from 4:00 to 8:00pm and at the church Friday morning from 9:00am to time of services. Visitation at the Baran Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on September 14, 2017. September 14, 2017 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Baran Funeral Home 1235 119th St. Whiting, IN 46394 Friday September 15, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 500 Northgate Drive Dyer, Indiana 46311 Mass of Christian Burial Friday September 15, 2017 10:00 AM 500 Northgate Drive Dyer, Indiana 46311 Visitation at the Baran Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on September 14, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Red Cross, would be appreciated.

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