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Services Saturday for Jaqueline 'Jackie' Yarber

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Yarber, age 87 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on February 20, 1928, in Whiting, IN, to Rev. Ralph Bennett Hugh and Minnie (Gentry) Conway.

She was married to Burl K. Yarber.

She is survived by her son, Quint (Inga) Yarber of Valparaiso, IN; daughters, Lenora Andersen (Ted Dohner) of Chesterton, IN and Joyce (Robert) Mottinger of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Kenneth and Andrew Yarber, Mark and Brad Andersen, Christine Mendyke and Ryan Mottinger and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Burl and son Kenneth Yarber.

For the past 4 1Ú2 years Jackie brought joy to the Dr.’s and staff at Davita Dialysis in Chesterton. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Valparaiso and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed reading, nature and bird and squirrel watching. She was an avid quilter and seamstress. Most of all Jackie loved being a homemaker, she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. 46304, with Pastor Jim Patten officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice of Porter County, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.

Online condolences to the family may be made at

Posted 12/8/2015





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