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|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,...
|Irene A. Vanslager - October 30, 2013|
Irene A. Vanslager, 89, passed away at home in Oro Valley, Arizona on October 30, 2013.
Irene was born on November 25, 1923, in South Bend, Indiana to Stephen A. Nemeth and Mary Vargo Nemeth. In high school, Irene was a diver on the swim team. She was a fantastic mother and homemaker, and truly enjoyed being at home. She could make a mean Hungarian goulash and palacsinta, and on Sundays, fried chicken and Hungarian rice. She loved...
|Betty Jane Lagocki - October 28, 2013|
South Bend - Betty J. Lagocki, 89, of South Bend, passed away on Monday October 28, 2013, in Milton Home, South Bend. She was born on January 28, 1924, in South Bend, to the late John J. and Stella M. (Hudak) Pierzynski. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ervin, a sister, Melvina Wendel and her husband Fred, and by her niece, Sharon Balog. On May 16, 1945, in St. Stanislaus B.M. Church she married Ervin W. Lagocki. They were united...
|Millard R. Weisweaver - October 28, 2013|
Millard R. Weisweaver, 89, of Niles, Michigan, passed away Monday, October 28, 2013.
Millard was born June 4, 1924, to William & Ethel (Cook) Weisweaver. He was preceded in death by children, Nancy Lee Weisweaver & Steven Weisweaver; his twin sister, June Filley; a great grandson, Tony Moore; his companion, Helen Piszker; & his beloved dog, Buddy.
Millard is survived by daughters, Karen Parker of South Bend, Toni Rayl of Mishawaka;...
|Alice Pajakowski - October 27, 2013|
Alice Pajakowski, 97, of South Bend, IN (formerly of S. Warren Street) passed away at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2013 in West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, South Bend, IN.
She was born on January 27, 1916 to the late Ignatius and Mary (Nowak) Pajakowski in South Bend, IN, and was a lifelong resident. Along with her parents; she was preceded in death by four sisters, Helen Kush, Eleanor Jackowiak, Clementine Suth, Esther Meers; three...
|Angela Theresa Switalski - October 26, 2013|
Angela Theresa Switalski (Wojciechowski)
Angela passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, October 26, 2013. She was born to Walter and Bernice (Kapsa) Wojciechowski on January 17, 1932. She was a lifelong resident of South Bend, Indiana. After graduating from South Bend Catholic High School she met and married the love of her life and soul mate, Bernard Switalski on April 11, 1953. Together they raised three sons,...
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