A funeral will be held Thursday for a man beloved by many in the Michiana area.
Jim Roemer, the father of former Indiana congressman Tim Roemer, died last week after a brief illness. He was 83.
Roemer and wife, Mary Ann raised five children, and he served Notre Dame over the years as general counsel, the dean of students and director of community relations.
The funeral will be held at 2p.m. Thursday at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, followed by a reception at the Morris Inn on campus.