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Barbara Beck services Friday

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Barbara Jane Beck, age 84, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at her home.

Barbara was born on July 25, 1928, in Villa Grove, Ill., to Paul and Irene (Barmore) Squibb.

On September 7, 1946, she married Edward Beck, who preceded her in death in 1992.

Barbara is survived by her children Paul (Sue A.) Beck, of Schererville, Ind., Rebecca K. (Henry Newman) Beck, of Highland, Park Ill., Bonnie Irene (Joe) Gifford, of Wadsworth, Ohio, and Dan A. (Michele) Beck, of Chesterton; nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Margaret Ann Erwin and Bonnie Erlene Robinson.

Barbara was a member of St. Johnís United Church of Chesterton and the Chesterton Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed collecting antiques, knitting, and playing cards. Her favorite times were those spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 26, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, Ind., 219-926-1309. Burial will follow at the Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, Ind.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given in Barbaraís name to the VNA Hospice of Porter County, 2404 Valparaiso St., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.


Posted 7/24/2013