Claudia Lynette Sims (Langham)

 On September 2nd 2022 Claudia Lynette Sims (Langham) received her wings and went to walk with the angels. She was 70 yrs old.


Lynette was born May 10th 1952 to John Langham Sr. and Ora Belle Daniels in Michigan City, IN.


At the age of 17, she began working as a candy striper at Memorial Hospital. After graduating from Elston Sr High School in 1970, she continued her career with Memorial Hospital until they closed their doors. She then went on to work at Franciscan Hospital for over 30 yrs and MCAS Food Service at the MCHS for 12 yrs. She had recently retired from Franscican in 2019. Although she had retired she wanted to stay busy and took on a part-time position at the Westside Neighborhood Center. 


Lynette loved to help others and anyone she crossed paths with in her life remembered her as a kind soul who cared about everyone. Any day of the week you could find Lynette doing her own shopping or taking others to do their shopping at her favorite store Al's Supermarket. On Saturdays she loved going to the beauty shop and socializing with all the ladies, later in the evening she would go with her good friend to her favorite restaurant Holly's for dinner. Sundays were for spending time with the Lord at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a long-time member. She enjoyed making Sunday dinners for her family, she was an amazing cook. 


 She is survived by her son Robert (Cassie) Sims Jr. of Michigan City IN. Four grandchildren Aramis, Taylor,  Diamond, Samuel, and one great-grandchild Sebastian all of whom she loved dearly. Also surviving are two sisters, Carol (Tony) Adams, and Elizabeth (Dennis) Tillman. Three brothers Johnny ( Maryann) Langham, Robert (Mary) Daniels, and Timothy (Cheryl) Daniels. Cousin Steve Bush, who was more like a brother to Lynette. Two God daughters Kimberly Bush, and Annie Faye Hart. She was preceded in death by her Father John Langham Sr. Mother Ora Belle Daniels, Grandmother Claudia Hatcher, sister Patricia Peals, and her brother, Bernard Daniels. 


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3007 Ohio St. , Michigan City, IN with Pastor Allen Briggs officiating. Burial will follow in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens, Michigan City, IN. 


Visitation will be from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm, Monday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am Tuesday at the church.    

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