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
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.
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
may be made to VNA Hospice of Porter County, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso,
to the family may be made at