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Jack Cloud services Saturday

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Jack K. Cloud, 85, of Jackson Township passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Porter Hospital Valparaiso Campus.

He was born September 4, 1925 in Madison, West Virginia, to Mason C. and Berma (Clontz) Cloud, both of whom preceded him in death.

On April 20, 1957 in Central Methodist Church in Charleston, West Virginia he married Elta Whited Cloud who survives in Jackson Township.

Also surviving are his sons Christopher Cloud of Jackson Township and Craig (Karol) Cloud of Porter, two step grandchildren, five step great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Irene Cloud of Bryan, Texas, numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and special friends, the Arthur Cohan family of LaPorte.

Jack was preceded in death by his brother Mason Cloud II and sister Ann Lacaria.

Jack was a life-long Methodist, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Chesterton, the United Methodist Mens Group and very active in church choirs through the years.

Jack served in the Navy in World War II, was a member of the Chesterton Lions Club and Steel Workers Union USWA 6787. Jack volunteered for many service organizations, giving of himself for the cause, was a very devoted family man, a good husband and father.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Chesterton, 434 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Chris Newman-Jacobs officiating.

Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery in LaPorte County.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 24, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at the church. There will be a Lions Club service at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Chesterton. For more information please call 219-926-1309.


Posted 6/24/2011