Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
and Mausoleum

Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Jack Wayne Laird, 95 of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020.  He was born September 9, 1925 in Tiptonville, TN to the late Clayton and Vera (Alexander) Laird.  Jack was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII serving as a Navy Medic in Iwo Jima and Okinawa.  He began as a young man working in the cotton fields and then made his career in the railroad working for 32 years as a train master for Inland Steel.  On October 14, 1946, Jack married Marilyn Poe who preceded him in death in 2014.  He is survived by his son, Terry (Bobbie) Laird; grandchildren, Bill Laird, Steve (Megan) Laird, and Rebecca (Chris) Lankheet; great grandchildren, Tyler Laird, Aiden and August Lankheet, and Grayson Jack Laird; and brother, Joe “Spud” Laird.
Cremation will take place at Angelcrest Crematory and a memorial service will be held at a later date. 

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