August 30, 1942 - March 11, 2021
Barbara J. Potter, age 78, of Porter, IN passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021. She was born on August 30, 1942 in Florence, AL to Jonah and Ella (Ramsey) Nelson. Barbara is survived by her loving husband of over 60 years, Thomas Potter Sr.; children, Thomas (Margie) Potter of Chesterton, Stan Potter of Porter, David (Kara) Potter of Chesterton, Matt Potter of Chesterton and Diana (JD) Arroyo of Chesterton; sister, Marie Scaccia; grandchildren, Melanie, Tommy, Katie, Kevin, Jack, Arielle, Haydin, Tyler, Trevor and Tristan; great grandchildren, Maeve, Scarlett and Eve. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Jewel Dishman, Ruth McCombs, Sue David and Velva Grossman and grandson, David Potter. Barb's life was centered in family and faith. She worked for Life Care Center in Michigan City for 12 years and enjoyed babysitting many of her grandchildren through the years. She was the best cook and took pleasure in feeding others. Barb loved people and saw good in them in any circumstance. She never spoke a negative word about anyone and in turn never had an ill word spoken against her. She was selfless and pure of heart and was loved by everyone who was blessed to meet her. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 6:00 pm with Pastor Peter Fleming officiating at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 pm until the time of service at 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations for Barbara may be made to VNA Foundation at 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN 46383, https://www.vnanwi.org/give.php. Please be aware COVID restrictions are still in place and masks are required at all times while in the funeral home, social distancing will be maintained which may cause a line to form and a short wait to see the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com.
Barbara J. Potter, age 78, of Porter, IN passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021. She was born on August 30, 1942 in Florence, AL to Jonah and Ella (Ramsey) Nelson. Barbara is survived by her loving husband of over 60 years, Thomas Potter Sr.;... View Obituary & Service Information
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