Winifred J. Taubert, age 87 of Valparaiso, formerly of Chesterton, passed
away Saturday, December 3, 2011. Winnie was born June 27, 1924 in Chesterton
to Edward and Rosella Meister Schweir, both of whom preceded her in death.
In South Bend on June 10, 1947 she married Thomas W. Taubert who preceded
her in death.
Winnie is survived by her children Gerald T. (Chris Debbink) Taubert of West
Olive Michigan, John E. (Karen) Taubert of Chesterton and Janet K. Taubert
of Chicago, grandchildren Miranda, Riley, Leslie and Eli Taubert of
Chesterton and a sister Lorraine Ray of Houston, Texas.
Winnie was preceded in death by her brother John Schweir.
Winnie was a member of St. Patrick Church, a postal worker and enjoyed
cooking. Her family will always remember her as a loving wife, mother and
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at St.
Patrick Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd. Chesterton at 11:00 a.m. with Father
James Meade officiating. Burial will be in the Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Thursday, December
8, from 9:00-10:30 at the White-Love Funeral Home 525 S. 2nd St. Chesterton.
Memorials may be given to the Westchester Food Pantry or the American Red
For more information please call 926-1309.