Jeremey “J.D.” Daniel, 1989-2019

Jeremey “J.D.” Edward Daniel, 30, of Walkerton, IN, passed away unexpectedly at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at LaPorte Hospital.

He was born May 11, 1989, in Michigan City, IN, to Gerald “Jerry” and Michelle “Shelly” (Tarnow) Daniel.

Jeremey was a laborer for Laborers Union Local 81, Valparaiso. IN. He was a member of American Legion Post 400, Fish Lake, and Stillwell Rod and Gun Club. Jeremey was a fun-loving, loyal and beautiful human at his best. He will be truly missed by his family and his Fish Lake family. Jeremey always lit up a room with his witty personality. Peace be with him and his beautiful soul.

Surviving are the mother of his children, Jessica Darby of LaPorte, IN; three children, Paige, Clayton and Korie Daniel, all of LaPorte; parents, Jerry and Shelly Daniel of LaPorte; one brother, Nicholas Daniel of Hudson Lake, IN; one sister, Jessie Daniel of LaPorte; maternal grandmother, Sonja Tarnow of LaPorte; paternal grandparents, Charles and Mary Daniel of Salem Heights, IN; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his maternal grandfather, Wendell Tarnow; and great-grandparents.

A graveside service will be held at noon Monday, July 15, at Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek, IN, with Pastor Dennis Meyer officiating. Visitation and viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, LaPorte.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., LaPorte, IN 46350, or American Legion Post 400, 302 Lakeside Dr., Walkerton, IN 46574, in memory of Jeremey Edward Daniel.

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3 Responses to “Jeremey “J.D.” Daniel, 1989-2019”

  1. WWJD

    Jul 13. 2019


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  2. James Daniel Jr/family

    Jul 13. 2019

    So sorry for the lost of Jeremey our hearts go out to the family

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  3. Christine Schloesser

    Jul 14. 2019

    Sonja, so very sorry for your family’s loss. May your Grandson Rest in Peace! Hugs and prayers 🙏🙏🙏

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