Thomas Christoff
Thomas Christoff
  • November 30, 1930 - January 11, 2018
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Thomas Christoff, 87, of Fort Wayne passed away at his residence Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born November 30, 1930 in Fort Wayne to the late George and Velma Christoff. He was a 1948 graduate of Elmhurst High School and then attended Ball State University. He served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. He owned Gouty's Service Center and was involved and active in numerous groups and organizations throughout the community. He loved to golf, was an avid Purdue Boilermaker fan, and a member of the Fort Wayne Friars Club. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Margie Lou Christoff; daughters, Carrie (Anthony) Freiberger of Lake Geneva, WI and Amy Christoff of Springboro, OH; granddaughter, Elyse (Jonathan Eessalu) Freiberger of Chicago, IL; and brother, Dr. Nicholas (Beth) Christoff. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Stavreti. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 3 to 7 PM at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 with a private family service to follow. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Preferred memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice or Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.