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|Barbara M. Buda - August 15, 2015|
Barbara M. Buda, 93, of Lisle, IL, (formerly of South Bend) passed away on Saturday August 15, 2015 at Villa St. Benedict in Lisle. She was born on October 25, 1921, in South Bend, to the late Louis and Lottie (Michalski) Jankowski. On October 3, 1941, as Barbara M. Jankowski, she married Walter J. Buda, who preceded her in death on June 2, 2003. Barbara is survived by her sons, Thomas (Darlene) Buda of Naperville, IL and Michael (Linda) Buda...
|Roger E. Ward - August 15, 2015|
SOUTH BEND - Roger E. Ward, 81, of South Bend, passed away on Saturday August 15, 2015, at Cardinal Nursing Home, South Bend. He was born on December 22, 1933, in South Bend, to the late Robert and Stella (Carr) Ward. Beloved husband of Sheila Ward, he leaves her behind. Also surviving are his daughters, Julie L. (Edward) Smith of Evanston, IL, Mara J. Shirley of Springfield, SC, Crystal L. (James) Montgomery of Athens, OH, April Ann (Dennis)...
|Sister M. Marguerite (Martha Troxler), C.S.C. - August 14, 2015|
Educated by the Sisters of the Holy Cross at Saint Mary's Academy in Marshall, Texas, Martha Troxler entered the Congregation after graduation and became Sister M. Marguerite, CSC. Her first 33 years of ministry were in ancillary service positions in institutions in the East. After completing a program in pastoral care, she then began her new ministry to the elderly who, Sister Marguerite said, taught her much about faith, love and trust in God....
|Ruth E. Peterson - August 14, 2015|
Ruth E. Peterson passed away at 12:29 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2014, at 95 and ½ years old in The Milton Home. Ruth was a remarkable woman who touched the lives of many friends and nursing students. Slight in build, but big in heart, Ruth was an all-around fine human being. She was born in Camp Point, Illinois on February 12, 1920, the daughter of William and Ethel Petersen, where her father was a jeweler, who died when she was a child. ...
|Leone M. Leeser - August 13, 2015|
Leone M. Leeser, 88, departed this earth on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in her home, with her loving family by her side.
She was born June 30, 1927 in Hopkinton, Iowa to the late Andrew and Rebecca (Best), Loop.
Leone married Paul J. Leeser on May 8, 1948, in Madison Wisconsin. Leone was a self made entrepreneur and with her love and passion for animals, she started Dixie Highway Grooming Palace. Her professional career spanned 11 years....
|Patricia "Pat" Ann Hammer - August 12, 2015|
Patricia "Pat" A. Hammer, of New Carlisle, passed away after an short illness at 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Miller's Merry Manor, New Carlisle. Pat was born on October 11, 1958 in Monroe, MI, and had resided in the Michiana area since 1972, Pat's parents preceded her in death; Genevieve (Bechberger) Waldron and Bernard Hammer, She is survived by her step father, Brian M. Waldron; three brothers, Steven (Michelle) Hammer of...
|Diana L. "Grandma Di" (Ingole) Pullins - August 10, 2015|
Diana L. "Grandma Di" (Ingole) Pullins, 60, of Granger, IN, passed away at 4:46 a.m. Monday, August 10, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, following a brief illness.
She was born on December 16, 1954 to Melvin and Mary (Galloway) Ingole in La Porte, IN. Diana has lived in Granger, IN since 1994, coming from Luck, WI, where she lived for 8 years.
Diana graduated from La Porte High School in 1973.
Diana was preceded in death by her...
|Michael J. Klosinski - August 9, 2015|
Michael J. Klosinski, 61, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2015 in his home. Michael was born on July 31, 1954 in South Bend to Leonard and Shirley (Piasecki) Klosinski, and was a lifelong resident. He had been employed for the last eleven years as the Director of St. Michael's Laundry at the University of Notre Dame. On September 16, 1978, in South Bend, he married Kathleen A. Werwas, who survives. Also...
|Suzanne Mary Van Goey - August 9, 2015|
Suzanne Van Goey, 84, of South Bend, IN passed away surrounded by family in her home on Sunday, August 9, 2015.
Suzanne was born to Jay J. Sulier and Frances N. (Lavoy) Sulier in Toledo, Ohio on October 17, 1930. The youngest of nine children, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Esther Myers, Phyllis Price-Hatt and Rita Morrin, and her brothers Gilbert, Edward, Thomas, and Raymond, Sulier. She is survived by her brother Frederick ...
|Katheryn "Katie" G. Burge - August 8, 2015|
Katheryn "Katie" G. Burge, 90, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Wellbrooke of South Bend.
She was born on September 5, 1924 to the late Alvy Roe and Glenna (Hess) Bumgardner in Ritchie County, WV, and has lived in South Bend since 1996, coming from Huron, OH.
On September 13, 1943, as Katheryn G. Bumgardner, she married Jack G. Burge in Wallace, WV. He passed away on July 30, 1999.
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