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|Mary Alice Chmielowiec - May 30, 2015|
Mary Alice Chmielowiec, 84, gently passed into God's loving arms on Saturday, May 30, 2015 in her home after a short illness. She died in the presence of her family while holding her daughter's hand.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1930 to Henry and Harriet (Pianowski) Klawinski in South Bend. She attended St. Hedwig's School and graduated from South Bend Catholic High School. On October 24, 1964 in St. Hedwig's Church, she married Andrew...
|Robert Pierce Sedlack, Jr. - May 30, 2015|
Robert P. Sedlack, Jr., 47, South Bend, IN, died on May 30, 2015, in his home.
Born in Greencastle, IN, he was the son of Robert and Ellen Sedlack.
In 1999, he married Theresa Barnhart at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago.
Robert attended Miller Elementary School and Greencastle High School. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Notre Dame in 1989 and his Master of Fine Arts from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 1993. From 1993 to 1998,...
|Gregory D. Barrett - May 29, 2015|
Gregory D. Barrett, 44, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at IU Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, IN.
He was born on April 3, 1971 to Dean and Susan (Camic) Barrett in Coco Beach, FL, and has lived in New Carlisle, IN since 1981.
Greg graduated in 1989 from New Prairie High School in New Carlisle, IN.
He was employed as a Union Painter and Drywall Worker for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades,...
|Jay Clair Mayberry - May 28, 2015|
Jay Clair Mayberry entered his journey on earth Wednesday, July 21st 1943 at 8:05 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA to James and Josephine Mayberry. He lost his long battle with cancer on May 28, 2015 passing peacefully beside his best friend and wife, Toni and daughter, Amy. Deemed "one of the smartest people you will ever know" by colleagues and family, Jay graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronic, and...
|Sister Margaret Ann Nowacki, C.S.C. - May 28, 2015|
Sister Margaret Ann Nowacki, CSC Sept. 9, 1926 - May 28, 2015 NOTRE DAME - Born and raised in California, Sister Margaret Ann called herself a real native daughter. She entered the Sisters of the Holy Cross from Los Angeles in 1944. Having endured the Midwest weather during her four years of formation, she returned to California and began 38 years of ministry there. She was in education for 21 years, 10 years as personnel director at the...
|Ella M. Geissel Spaulding - May 25, 2015|
Ella M. Geissel Spaulding, 99, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 9:20 a.m., Monday, May 25, 2015 in the Sanctuary at St. Paul's. Ella was born on October 11, 1915 in South Bend to Frederick and Nellie (Taylor) Geissel. She retired in 1977 from Robertson's, where she was employed as a sales clerk. On October 19, 1935, in South Bend, she married Richard L. Spaulding, who preceded her in death on September 12, 2000. She was also preceded in...
|Leonard C. Kapalczynski - May 24, 2015|
Osceola - Leonard C. Kapalczynski, 86, of 443 North Beech Road, Osceola, IN, died peacefully at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday May 24, at home. He was born on July 20, 1928, in South Bend and was a life-long area resident. Mr. Kapalczynski retired from Bendix Corporation after 36 years of service. He served his country in the United States Army as a Private First Class during WWII enlisting October 5, 1946 and was honorably discharged on the 3rd day of...
|Bradley A. Clark - May 22, 2015|
We met and fell in love in 1971. You 18, me 16. Even then I (Fran Maure Clark) knew you were the one. We married on June 8, 1974. We would have been married 41 years this year. Thank-you for my early Anniversary card. It was comforting to know I was the last thought on your mind. I will cherish you and the card for the rest of my life.
Through our journey together, our love gave us four beautiful children; Shad, Sam (Stacy Morgan), Angie ...
|Chester E. Denby - May 22, 2015|
Chester E. Denby died on 5/22/15 at Morningside Nursing Home, aged 91. He was the youngest of 4 children of Maximillian and Genevieve Dembinski. He grew up in Michigan City, IN. Upon graduation from Elston High School in 1943, he enrolled in the U.S. Army. He was transferred to England, and after D-Day served in the quartermaster corp. He rose to the rank of Master Sargent, recieving a commendation for his service in Normandy. After the war, he...
|Arthur J. Perry - May 22, 2015|
Arthur J. Perry, 81, left this world peacefully and finally pain-free on May 22, 2015. Anyone who knew Art knew that he was a man of many incredible talents, not the least of which was his ability to defy the odds and survive even the most dire of diagnoses for the last 12 years.
Art Perry was an intelligent, charming, well-read, and well-respected man in the community. During his 50+ years of service as an attorney, he also held several...
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