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|Ronald D. Meert - March 23, 2015|
Ronald D. Meert, 79, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 12:48 p.m., Monday, March 23, 2015 in Memorial Hospital. Ronald was born on February 12, 1936 in South Bend to Louis and Germaine (Beckelandt) Meert, and was a lifelong resident. Ronald retired from the Bendix Corporation where he was employed for 30 years as a Supervisor in the Brake and Steering Department 9A. He had also been employed with the Ferro Corporation in Plymouth for 10...
|Mary Frances Terry - March 23, 2015|
South Bend - Mary Frances Terry, 84, of South Bend, passed away Monday March 23, 2015, in her home. She was born on August 30, 1931, in Royalton, IL, to the late Joshua and Clara (Hieple) Lefler. On December 3, 1973, she married Robert C. Terry, who preceded her in death on February 6, 2013. She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Scott Hoover; two sisters, Modena Carpenter and Phyllis Turner, a half sister, Darlene Lefler; and by...
|Fred Rainey - March 22, 2015|
Fred Rainey, 87, of Homestead, FL (formerly of Elkhart, IN) peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, March 22, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on May 8, 1927 to the late John Lewis and Hazel (Wilder) Rainey in Winchester, KY. He had lived most of his life in Elkhart, IN, prior to retiring to South Florida in 1997, where he enjoyed helping his daughter at her gift shop in Key Largo, FL.
One daughter, Vicki Jean Rainey...
|Sarah L. "Lois" McDonald - March 20, 2015|
Sarah L. "Lois" McDonald, 98, of New Carlisle, Indiana, formerly of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015 in Hamilton Communities. Sarah was born on November 4, 1916 in Laurel, Mississippi to Alexander and Julia (Derbin) Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean E. McDonald; her half sister, Verna Joiner; and three brothers, Ernest Hoyle, Robert Hollis, and Herbert Lavelle. Graveside Services will be held at 10...
|Benjamine "Ben" Lowe Neuman - March 17, 2015|
Benjamine "Ben" Lowe Neuman, 34, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
Ben was born on March 29, 1980 to Charles and Maryann (Lowe) Neuman in South Bend, IN, and was a lifelong New Carlisle resident.
He graduated from New Prairie High School in 1998 before attending Indiana University South Bend. He was currently employed as a Delivery Driver for Siding World in South Bend, IN.
Ben is survived by his fiancée, Shannon...
|Ronald G. Piekarski - March 16, 2015|
New Carlisle - Ronald G. Piekarski, 55, of New Carlisle, passed away Monday March 16, 2015, in his home. He was born on January 19, 1960, to the late Stanley and Mildred Piekarski. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Piekarski and a step-father, Raymond Dankowski. Ron was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1978. Ron is survived by his brothers, Thomas (Nancy) Piekarski of...
|Grace "Lorraine" Rummel - March 15, 2015|
Grace "Lorraine" Rummel, 91, formerly of Muncie, passed away on March 15, 2015 at Miller's Merry Manor, New Carlisle, IN. She was born on April 15, 1923, in Knoxville, TN to Roy and Pearl Walden who preceded her in death. On May 15, 1954, she married Paul Rummel, who also preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Paul) Boehm of Edwardsburg, MI; son, Fred (Nancy) Rummel of North Webster, IN; daughter-in-law Kathie Rummel of...
|Lawrence E. Zook - March 13, 2015|
Lawrence E. Zook, 65, of New Carlisle, passed away suddenly on Friday March 13, 2015, in his home. He was born on September 10, 1949, in LaPorte, IN, to the late Virgil and Donna Bell (VanDusen) Zook and was a lifelong area resident. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his daughter, Maryann (Russ) Oake of Mill Creek, IN; two sons, Jason (Brooke) Zook of South Bend and Matthew (Tiffany) Zook of Montpelier, OH; and two granddaughters, Lorelei...
|Sophie C. Brooks - March 12, 2015|
Nov 22, 1918 – Mar 12, 2015
Sophie C. (Rakowski) Brooks, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2015 at The Sanctuary at St. Paul's where she had been a resident since September 2010.
Sophie was born on November 22, 1918 to Alexander and Josephine (Werwas) Rakowski in South Bend. She was the 9th of their ten children. In addition to her parents, preceding her in death were her siblings Regina (Joseph) Janiszczak, Stanley ...
|Ronald "Ron" William Przybylinski - March 12, 2015|
Ron Przybylinski, 61, of St. Charles, MO (formerly of South Bend, IN) passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.
He was born on September 15, 1953 to Casimir and Helen (Jaworski) Przybylinski in South Bend, IN. His father preceded him in death.
Ron was a Science and Operations Officer at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in St. Louis, MO....
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