“Warren” Boo, age 88 of Burns Harbor, Ind., passed away on Sunday,
April 7, 2013 in Valparaiso, Ind.
was born on December 9, 1924 on the Boo Road family farm in what was then
Westchester Township (Burns Harbor).
May 9, 1953, he married Betty Woodward Boo, his wife of 59 years, who
survives in Burns Harbor.
is also survived by his sons Jon (Mary Ann) Boo of Downers Grove, Ill.,
Kevin (Mara) Boo of Highland Park, Ill., and James (Lori) Boo of LaGrange,
Ill.; a daughter Inga (Quint) Yarber of Valparaiso, Ind.; grandchildren
Tim Boo, Amanda Boo, Amelia Boo, Griffin Boo, Carolyn Boo, Jack Boo, Ken
Yarber and Andrew Yarber.
is also survived by his brothers Glenn (Louisa) Boo of Fort Myers, Fla.,
and Roger Boo of Chesterton, Ind., and a sister Alice (William) Ernst of
was a lifelong member of Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, a lifelong
member of the Westport Community Club and was employed by US Steel Gary
Works for 35 years.
was politically active in the local community, serving as Republican
Precinct Committee-man for years.
was a veteran of WWII serving his country in the Marine Corp. in the South
Pacific, he was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
services will be on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from the
Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 N. Mineral Springs Rd., Porter,
Ind., with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating. Burial will follow in the
family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 10, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.,
at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.
lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Augsburg Evangelical Church.
additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at