Jack R. Webber, age 82 of Porter, passed away Friday, July 1,
2011 at 5:05 a.m. at the VNA Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Indiana.
Jack was born May 29, 1929 in Mulberry, Kansas to the late
Elmer and Mable (Spoonhour) Webber.
On January 6, 1951 in Michigan City, Indiana, he married
Pearl "Pat" Walker who survives in Porter.
Also surviving are daughter Carol (John) Faber, Wheaton,
Ill.; two sons, Steven (Amy) Webber of Naperville, Ill. and Mark (Cindy)
Webber of Porter; seven grandchildren, Kelly Bland, Jeffrey Faber, Christina
Faber, Brian Webber, Melissa Webber, Kyle (Jocelyn) Webber and Nicole
Webber; one great-grand-daughter Macaela Webber; two brothers, Robert Webber
of Blue Springs, Missouri and Billy Webber of Portage and sister-in-laws,
Pauline Webber, Valparaiso; Lee Pliske, Dorothea Smith and Mary Jane (Bill)
Haas, all of Michigan City. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He
was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer Webber.
Jack graduated from Jackson Twp. High School in 1947 and was
employed at E.J. Basler Co., Chesterton. He then served in the U.S. Army
during the Korean Conflict. As Sergeant he worked at Battalion Headquarters
at Camp Rucker, Alabama. He was Vice-President and Loan Officer at First
Federal Savings Bank and retired after 38 years as Loan Officer at LaPorte
County Community Bank. He was a past member of Moose Family Center #980;
past member of Chesterton Moose Lodge #1623 and John Franklin Miller
American Legion Post #37. He was very active with the former Michigan City
United Way. He enjoyed family vacations, watching sporting events on TV,
especially golf. He enjoyed playing cards with friends he graduated with
from high school. He cherished his family and friends and will be missed by
all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at
10:00 a.m. in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St.,
Michigan City with Chaplain Craig Forwalter officiating. Burial will follow
in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and
from 9 a.m. to the time of service in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418
Washington St., Michigan City. The John Franklin Miller American Legion Post
#37 will conduct a Memorial service Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Ott/Haverstock
Funeral Chapel and will conduct a full military service Wednesday in
The family would like to thank Franciscan St. Anthony Health,
Michigan City, The Waters of Duneland, Chesterton and the VNA Horton Hospice
Center, Valparaiso for the tender, loving care they gave Jack.
Contributions may be made to the Porter Volunteer Fire
Department, 550 W. Beam Street, Porter, IN 46304 or to the VNA Horton
Hospice Horton Center, 2804 Valparaiso St., Valparaiso, IN 46383.
To sign a guestbook and leave condolences online visit the
Web site at www.otthaverstock.com