John D. Seebeck, age 71 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Monday, December
He was born July 13, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo., to Rev. William and Dorothy (Binz)
On April 30, 2005, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Ind., he
married Shirley Fisher, who survives.
He is also survived by his son, Michael (Lidia) Seebeck; daughter, Karen
(Robert) Keeler; grandson, John Michael Seebeck; brother-in-law, Philip
Goehring; nephews, Robert Goehring, Brad (Anita) Angeles and Adam Angeles;
niece, Elisa Angeles and friends, Tom Lipinski, Ed and Judy Guernsey and
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dottie Goehring and infant
John was employed by the Porter County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana Dunes
State Park, Bethlehem Steel, Burns Harbor Police Department, Royal American
Charter Lines and Valparaiso University. He was a train enthusiast and loved
model trains. He also enjoyed traveling. He was a member of the Duneland
Model Railroad Club.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.,
at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Burial to
follow at Calvary Cemetery in Portage, Ind.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 3, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00
a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater
Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN, 46240 or the
National Autism Association of Northwest Indiana, P.O. Box 216, Hobart, IN,
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