Jon A. McFarland
November 8, 1960 – September 23, 2020

Jon A. McFarland, 59, of Culver, passed away on September 23, 2020 at Cardinal Nursing Center in South Bend.
Jon was born to Harry and Leona (Hartmann) McFarland in Plymouth, IN on November 8, 1960.  He was one of 6
children.
Jon enjoyed helping people.  He found a way to use that by working in the nursing field for many years.  He also
liked to take rides on his bike, window shop, listen to stand-up comedy, listen to classic rock music.  He was a fan
of Star Trek and Star Wars and loved cats.  He will be sadly missed by his children and two cats: Patches and
Tiger.
Jon is survived by his children: Kathy (D. J.) Tessner Jr. of Grovertown, IN; Zac (Nikki) Whitfield, David Whitfield,
and Josh Whitfield, all of Knox, IN; sisters: Jane (Clifford) McVicker of Culver, IN and Betty (Tom) Kelly of Grand
Rapids, MI; brothers: Robert McFarland of Monroe, CT, and Tim McFarland of Greely, CO; and 11 grandchildren.  
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Jim.
A gathering with the family will be held at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, on Monday, September 28, 2020 from
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST.  Rev. James Ritchie, assisted by Jon’s son, Zac Whitfield, will officiate services at
1:00 PM EST.  Burial will follow at the Poplar Grove IOOF Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the family to help with burial expenses.