Lawrence A. Beck,
age 82 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
He was born on
November 21, 1934, in Chesterton to Harold and Esther (Turner) Beck.
He is survived by
his wife of 61 years, Eileen (Wozniak) Beck, daughters, Kathleen Sherrick of
Valparaiso, IN, Lisa (Ken) Watts of Elkhart, IN, and Carol (John) Gregory of
Ivey, GA; son, Douglas (Jackie) Beck of LaPorte, IN; brother-in-law, Don
Werner of Michigan City, IN, and twelve grandchildren and 14
He was preceded in
death by his parents, son, Phillip Beck and sisters, Loretta Werner, Darlene
Ammon and Marjorie Morton.
Lawrence was a
volunteer firefighter for 41 years for the Pines Volunteer Fire Department,
where he served as Chief for a period of time. He was an avid farmer and
collected antique toy tractors. He belonged to Northern Indiana Power
Association and loved watching the Chicago Cubs and Nascar. He was a loving
father and grandfather.
will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Scott
Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Cemetery, Michigan City,
take place on Monday, February 20, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at
the funeral home.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com