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|Brother Albert Vincent Kern, C.S.C. - October 23, 2014|
Brother Albert Vincent Kern, C.S.C., age 90, died on October 23, 2014 at Dujarie House, in Holy Cross Village at Notre Dame, IN. He was born in Highland Park, Michigan on September 24, 1924, the son of Leo and Cecilia (Erlacker) Kern. He attended St. Mary's Elementary School and High School and graduated in 1942. He worked as a clerk for Chrysler Corporation for a year and then entered the United States Navy in 1943, serving in the South Pacific...
|Debra S. Piechocki - October 18, 2014|
South Bend - Debra S. Piechocki, 57, of Osceola, IN, passed away on Saturday October 18, 2014, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend after suffering a brief illness. She was born on December 28, 1956, in South Bend, to the late Arthur J. Piechocki and Margaret McCay. She is survived by her mother, Margaret Piechocki of LaPorte, IN; her aunt, Roberta Kieffer of Michigan City, IN; her daughters, Theresa (Dale) Stringfellow of South Bend and Shawna ...
|Alice H. Mankowski - October 16, 2014|
South Bend - Alice H. Mankowski, 86, of South Bend, died in her home on October 16th, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born on January 12, 1928, in Peru, Illinois, to Joseph Otorepec and Franciska (Policnic) Otorepec. She was pre-deceased by her sister, Frances Otorepec Jakse, and is survived by her husband, James, and children Mark (Mary Jo) Mankowski, Paul Mankowski, Joan Mankowski, Ellen (David) Tuchler, and Mary (Robert) Korajczyk,...
|Jack L. Divens - October 14, 2014|
Jack L. Divens, 77, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 12:57 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014, in his home. Jack was born on October 30, 1936 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Lewis and Marjorie (Hazlip) Divens. He had been employed with Sibley Foundry for 27 years and then worked at Magnum Security for three years. He is survived by his wife Joyce Divens. They were married on October 30, 1989 in South Bend. He is also survived by one daughter,...
|Betty J. Watkins - October 13, 2014|
Betty J. Watkins, 84, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away at 8:15 p.m., Monday, October 13, 2014 in her home. Betty was born on June 25, 1930 in New Carlisle to Elvis and Gertrude (Dodge) Stockton, and had been a lifelong resident. She had been the owner of the former Betty's Beauty Shop in New Carlisle. She had also worked as a waitress for the Indiana Toll Road. On June 15, 1947 she married Ivan Watkins, who survives. Betty and Ivan had...
|Stephen Emery Farekas - October 10, 2014|
Stephen Emery Farekas, 95, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 1:12 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 in his home.
He was born in South Bend, IN to Stephen and Esther (Marscis) Farekas on October 26, 1918. They preceded him in death.
Surviving him is his loving wife, Betty (Fisher) Farekas, who he married on June 26, 1947 in Sunnyside Presbyterian Church. He is also survived by his two daughters, Beth Grogg and Jo Farekas; a grandson, Stephen ...
|Sue Steele - October 10, 2014|
Sue Steele, 80, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 at Miller's Merry Manor in New Carlisle, IN, following a lengthy illness.
She was born on February 27, 1934 to the late Wayne and Helen (Shade) Seaver in Kokomo, IN, and has lived in New Carlisle since 1976, coming from South Bend. Along with her parents; she is preceded in death by three sisters, Nancy Kenny; Mary Matz; and Joanne Hensler.
|Karen Ross Hammond-Nash - October 9, 2014|
Karen Ross Hammond-Nash died October 9, 2014 as a result of a car accident near Rensselaer, Indiana. Karen was born in St. Joseph, Michigan on August 8, 1962. She grew up in St. Joseph, graduated from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania and from Washington and Lee Law School, Lexington, Virginia. She practiced law in Michigan for a brief time, serving as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and on the staff of the Michigan State...
|Robert C. Worrell - October 9, 2014|
Robert C. Worrell, 52, of Niles, MI (formerly of South Bend, IN) passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 in his home.
He was born on November 8, 1961 to Robert P. and Nada J. (Schrum) Worrell in Ann Arbor, MI. Robert lived most of his life in South Bend, moving to Niles, MI four years ago. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert P. Worrell.
Robert attended Indiana University South Bend and worked as a Sales Clerk at several...
|Helen B. White - October 5, 2014|
Helen B. White, 91, of South Bend, passed away on Sunday October 5, 2014, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
She was born on November 10, 1922, in Springfield, IL, to the late Anthony and Helen Minder.
On June 7, 1941, in Holy Cross Catholic Church, South Bend, she married Donald L. White, who preceded her in death in May 1980. Also preceded her in death were two sisters and four brothers.
Helen worked for many years cleaning several offices...
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