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DeVon Jesswein

April 3, 1931 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 86)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Thursday
November 2, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kaniewski Funeral Home
3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Funeral Service
Friday
November 3, 2017

10:30 AM
Kaniewski Funeral Home
3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Burial
Friday
November 3, 2017

Highland Cemetery
2257 Portage Avenue
South Bend, Indiana 46616


DeVon Jesswein, 86, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away at 9:07 p.m. Saturday October 28, 2017, in Hospice House, South Bend, Indiana.  DeVon was born on April 3, 1931 in New Carlisle to Ervin and Lois (House) Jesswein and was a lifelong resident.  He was a self-employed farmer.  On September 30, 1950 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, LaPorte, Indiana, he married Carol Huge, who survives.  He is also survived by his daughter, Sandra (Kenneth) Kleine of New Carlisle, Indiana; two sons, David (Lisa) Jesswein and Dale Jesswein both of New Carlisle, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Kim (Greg), Justin (Kari), Aaron (Erica), Corey (Katie), Erica (Jordan), Julie (Glen) and Jeff; and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Lois Jesswein; and his  brother, Larry Jesswein.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, Indiana.  Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.  DeVon was a member of the Lydick United Methodist Church; a former board member for fifteen years for the St. Joseph County 4H Fair, Inc.; and a former member of the FSA board. He was a Bus Driver for the South Bend Community School Corporation for 40 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Lydick United Methodist Church, Hospice Foundation, or Olive Township 4H Club.  To send online condolences, please visit kaniewski.com

 

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