Donald Arthur Casbon, 93 of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Monday, August 21, 2023. He was born March 17, 1930, in Chicago, IL to the late Leslie and Charlotte (Finney) Casbon. Don graduated from Valparaiso High School and attended Valparaiso University. He proudly served in the United States Navy as a Weatherman in the South Pacific Islands of Guam and Yap during the Korean Conflict. Don made his career as a longtime Electrical Contractor and Wholesaler for his family business, Casbon Electric, which his father and two uncles founded, as well as owning and operating several different businesses of his own in the electrical industry. Don also kept active in the community through Kiwanis, Elks, NECA, American Legion Post 94, serving on the board at the Boys and Girls Club, and membership at the Valparaiso Country Club. He enjoyed going to church at Grace Chapel, golfing, and bowling. Don will be dearly missed.
On June 25, 1963, Don married Melbaline Stone, who preceded him in death in 2009. He is survived by their children: Stephen (Ginger) Casbon of Holly Springs, NC and Barbara (Mike) Erlenbach of Valparaiso, IN; brother, Lewis Casbon; grandchildren: Erika Erlenbach, Joshua Erlenbach, Taylor Casbon, Luke (Mandy) Casbon, and Brandon (Ashley) Casbon; and a great-granddaughter on the way.
A visitation will be held on Friday, August 25, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a celebration of life service beginning at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Chapel, 157 Lafayette St., Valparaiso, IN 46383.


Cindy, Mike, Linda and Jon Casbon offer their deepest sympathies for the family of our uncle Don Casbon. We have many fond memories of our visits with him in Valparaiso. All except Linda remember a time in the early 1960s when Les, Don, and Mel took care of us while our parents went on a trip together. Jon remembers with gratitude his visits to Valpo, staying with Don and Mel when he was attending college in Chicago. Don will be remembered for his love and kindness. -Jon Casbon 

We will miss Don. Many special memories with him and Mel golfing .He always had warm greetings when we saw him At Valparaiso Country Club. -Wayne and Lucille Thomas 

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