Don Ray York

June 26, 1946 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 75)


       Don Ray York, age 75 of Westville, IN, passed away on December 17, 2021.  He was born on June 26, 1946 in Corbin, KY to Doyle and Imogene (Bryley) York, both of whom preceded him in death.

       On November 14, 1968 in Valparaiso, IN, he married the love of his life, C. Janice “Jan” York, who preceded him in death on November 7, 2015.

       He is survived by his loving daughter, Robin (Jeff) Jackson of Hebron, IN; his loving son, Daniel (Jessica) York of Crown Point, IN; his treasured grandchildren: Autumn, Corbin, Evelyn, Johnjohn, Alex, Gavin, and Olivia of Crown Point; his siblings: Diana York-McQueen of Hoffman Estates, IL, Ruth Hilbert of Batesville, AR, Mabel Bernth of Granger, IN, Gaye York of South Bend, IN, Janet Marquez of Los Angeles, CA, Mary Jo Salmon of Jackson, LA, Veta York of South Bend, IN, Neil York of South Bend, IN, Dean York of Rockford, IL, Gene York of Yakima, WA, and Max York of Delavan, WI; and by his partner, Betty Ellinger of Hocking Hills, OH.

       He was also preceded in death by his siblings: Rudy York, Gale York, Paul York, Alvin York, and Glen York. 

       Don proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge 1623 and of the United Steel Workers of America. 

       Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 1 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

       Memorials in honor of Don may be given to: Mooseheart Child City School, 255 James J. Davis Dr, Mooseheart, IL 60539 or to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation, Department 4586, Carol Stream, IL 60122-4586.


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December 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
White-Love Funeral Home

Chesterton, IN

Funeral Service
December 22, 2021

1:00 PM
White-Love Funeral Home

Chesterton, IN

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