David Allen Yoder,
age 68 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on
Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
He was born on July
18, 1949, in Springfield, IL, to Reuben and Clara (Dietrich) Yoder.
David is survived
by his wife, Eileen (McGinley) Yoder; son, Pete (Denise) Yoder; daughter,
Nicole (Frank) Eckstrom; brother, Earl (Carolyn) Yoder; grandchild, Brooke
Yoder; many nieces, nephews, friends, loved ones and longtime friend, Bill
He was preceded in
death by his parents; son, Christian Yoder; brother, Melvin Yoder; and
sister, Carolyn Moody.
David retired from
U.S. Steel with almost 47 years of service. He was an avid hunter and
fisherman and loved the outdoors. David loved his Cubs, Railcats and the
Chicago Bears. He enjoyed traveling with his family. David was a loving
husband, father, and “Boo”. He had a way with people and always put a smile
on their faces. He never met a stranger.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Visitation will be
held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of
service at 12:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Great Lakes
Division, Northwest Indiana Office, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN, 46545.
will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN. Online condolences to
the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com