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|Leon R. Eck - November 11, 2013|
Leon passed away at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center on November 11, 2013. He was born to John and Catherine (Mauer) Eck in Chicago, IL. His parents and his brother Marcel and sister Jean preceded him in passing. He is survived by his Sister Betty (Rodger) Gilruth of Akron, OH, daughter Jeanette (Russell) Field of Lake Mary, FL , son Leon (Sarah) Eck of South Bend, IN, their mother Kathleen Gray; grandchildren Kelly, Kim, Patrick, James,...
|Brother Kenneth Hayward, C.S.C. - November 10, 2013|
Brother Kenneth Hayward, 90, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2013 in hospice care at Dujarie House, Notre Dame, IN after a short illness. A member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Moreau Province, he was born on April 2, 1923 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. After working in welding, ship building and sales, he entered the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1949 and professed his final vows in 1953. His ministries included farm work in...
|Sonja M. Allsop - November 8, 2013|
Sonja M. Allsop, 72, of Niles, Michigan, passed away at 4:56 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2013 in Hospice House. Sonja was born on May 5, 1941 in South Bend to Harry and Viola (Kretchmer) Kardel, and was a lifelong area resident. She retired in 2002 from Brandywine Public Schools, where she was employed as a bus driver for 18 years. On October 29, 1960, in Christ the King Catholic Church, she married Charles "Bud" Allsop, who survives. Also...
|Steven A. Horvath, Jr. - November 7, 2013|
Steven A. Horvath, Jr., 75, of South Bend, passed away
Thursday morning, November 7, 2013, at home with his family by his side.
Steve was born December 3, 1937, in Mishawaka to the late
Steven W. and Ann (Vargo) Horvath.
On December 29, 1955, he married Barbara Hentz. He was
preceded in death by his parents, brother Larry and granddaughter
He is survived by wife Barbara, daughters Lori Woltman of Mishawaka,
Toni Beall of...
|Sister M. Laurinda Jasica, CSC - November 7, 2013|
Sister M. Laurinda, C.S.C. (Marguerite Monica Jasica) C.S.C. died in peace at the age of 87. After serving as a teacher and in administrative roles for 27 years in California, Utah and Arizona schools, she began a 14 year career in hospitality, greeting patients and visitors to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. She came to Saint Mary's in 2002 and has continued having a kind word for whomever she meets each day.
|Lenny Rzeszewski - November 7, 2013|
New Carlisle- Clemens L. "Lenny" Rzeszewski, 90, of New Carlisle, passed away on Thursday November 7, 2013, in Hamilton Grove. He was born on November 6, 1923, in South Bend, to the late Paul and Mary (Wegner) Rzeszewski and was a lifelong area resident. On November 15, 1947 he married Louise Takacs, who survives. Lenny is also survived by his daughters, Barbara (Fred) Ziolkowski of New Carlisle and Carol Bevill of Trenton, MI; four...
|Gloria E. Wasikowski - November 7, 2013|
Gloria E. Wasikowski, 86, of South Bend, Indiana, passed away at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2013 in her home. Gloria was born on November 3, 1927 in South Bend to Adam and Matilda (Pazdziura) Slaby, and was a lifelong resident. She had formerly been employed with Robertson's Department Store and Sears, Roebuck and Company. On June 19, 1948, in St. Adalbert Church, she married Norbert S. Wasikowski, who survives. Also surviving are her...
|Helen Joan (Miller) Keultjes - November 6, 2013|
Helen Joan (Miller) Keultjes passed away peacefully in her home on the morning of November 6, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 4, 1933 to the late Oren L. and Irene V. (Bajdek) Miller, in South Bend, Indiana. On September 6, 1952, Joannie married her one true love, Henry John Keultjes, and together they created a truly remarkable family – that has been an inspirational story of love, dedication, and happiness for over 60...
|Aileen Davison - November 4, 2013|
Aileen Davison, 89, of South Bend, passed away Monday November 4th, 2013 in her home after a long illness. She was born January 15th, 1924, in Salyersville, KY, to Linville and Amy (Howard) Whitaker. Aileen moved with her family to South Bend in 1935 and remained an area resident.
On December 28th 1946, in South Bend, she married Amos Franklin Davison. He preceded her in death on December 14th, 1991. Along with her parents, her brother,...
|Rev. Ronald Russell Tripi, C.S.C. - October 31, 2013|
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Ronald Russell Tripi, C.S.C., 78, died Thursday (Oct. 31, 2013) at Holy Cross House.
Fr. Tripi was born May 14, 1935, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Joseph and Jenny (Castiglia) Tripi. He graduated from St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, Buffalo, in 1953 before attending the University of Notre Dame. After his freshmen year, he entered the Congregation of Holy Cross' Sacred Heart Novitiate in Jordan, Minn., on Aug. 15, 1954,...
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