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Loretta R. Klimek

May 22, 1926 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 90)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Thursday
April 27, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kaniewski Funeral Home
3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Vigil Service
Thursday
April 27, 2017

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

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
April 28, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
226 N. Hill St.
South Bend, IN 46617


Loretta R. Klimek, 90, of South Bend, passed away on Sunday April 23, 2017 at Memorial Hospital. She was born on May 22, 1926, in South Bend, to the late Joseph E. and Clara L. (Piechocki) Mikolajczak. On July 21, 1945, as Loretta R. Mikolajzcak, she married Eugene S. Klilmek, who survives. She is also survived by her three daughters, Tammy A. (Chris) Blanchard of Niles, MI, Cheryl L. (Roger) Riewe of Granger and Cindy Lappan of Mishawaka; her sons, Kenneth E. Klimek of South Bend and Thomas A. (Suzi) Klimek of Granger; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Connie in 1982 and Jeannie in 2015. Loretta was Busia to younger generations and Lulu to old friends. A visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday April 27, 2017 at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr., South Bend, where a Vigil will be prayed at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday April 28, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 226 N. Hill St., South Bend. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. To send online condolences, please visit www.kaniewski.com.

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