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|Brother Guy Joseph Eckels, C.S.C. - August 10, 2013|
Brother Guy Joseph Eckels, C.S.C., age 68, died on August 10, 2013 at Gilmour Academy, in Gates Mills, Ohio. He was born in Gary, Indiana, the son of Guy and Genevieve (Sovich) Eckels. He attended St. Mary of the Lake Elementary School in Gary and then proceeded on to Andrean High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated in June of 1963. He was accepted into the juniorate program of the Brothers of Holy Cross at...
|John Patrick Loughnane III - August 10, 2013|
John Patrick Loughnane III passed away at Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Indiana on August 10, 2013, following a long illness. He was born on October 8, 1943 in Joliet, Illinois to John P. Loughnane II and Mary K. (Hausser) Loughnane.
John was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and Valparaiso University School of Law. He was retired from the United States Army and the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department.
|Leota Ferne Rowe West - August 10, 2013|
Leota Ferne Rowe West, 84 of LaPorte, Indiana died Saturday, August 10, 2013 in a car accident.
Leota was born February 7, 1929, in Winamac, Indiana to Oszro & Nellie (Pfost) Osborn. She was a homemaker. She married Glenn Rowe on September 18, 1946. He preceded her in death in 1988. She then married Hobert L. West on July 21, 1997. He preceded her in death in the tragic car accident.
Leota is survived by her children, Wanda (Jerry)...
|Josephine Seat - August 9, 2013|
Josephine Seat, 67, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 12:30 a.m., Friday, August 9, 2013 in her home. Josephine was born on December 7, 1945 in Waterloo, Alabama, to Gilbert and Nora Lee (McDaniel) Vinson. She had lived in South Bend since 1967. On September 2, 1967 in Florence, Alabama, she married James Alfred Seat who survives. Also surviving are her two children, Jessica Alyce Seat and James Anthony Seat both of South Bend, Indiana;...
|Anna Mae Smigielski - August 9, 2013|
Anna Mae Smigielski, 81, of South Bend, Indiana passed at 6:15 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2013 in Memorial Hospital. Anna Mae was born on February 7, 1932 in South Bend to Sven and Margaret (Myers) Jernstrom, and was a lifelong resident. She retired in 1996 from the University of Notre Dame. She had also been employed with The Associates. On May 21, 1955, in South Bend, she married Arthur J. Smigielski, who preceded her in death on August 19,...
|Sue Carolyn Stanley - August 9, 2013|
Sue C. Stanley, 81, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013. She was born Sue Carolyn Jones on October 23, 1931, to Earl E. and Mabel A. (Doty) Jones, in Franklin, Indiana. Sue had been employed with the Indiana Toll Road Commission for 29 years. Her husband, Jimmy D. Stanley survives. There will be no visitation or services. Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
|Maxine R. Klimek - August 8, 2013|
Maxine Klimek, 88, of Plymouth, IN (formerly of South Bend) passed away at home on Thursday August 8, 2013 at 10:30 am.
She was born to the late George and Frances (Wrobel) Jordanek on December 16, 1924 in South Bend, IN, and was a lifelong resident.
Maxine graduated from Washington High School, where she was a proud member of the marching band as a baton twirler.
On August 17, 1946, as Maxine Jordanek, she married Bert Nowakowski Jr....
|Thomas Dale Pike - August 8, 2013|
Thomas Dale Pike, 67, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013.
Thomas was born November 6, 1945, in Breedsville, Michigan to Howard & Helen (Barrett) Pike.
On February 25, 1967, Thomas married Nancy J. Hillman who survives. Surviving with his wife of 46 years is a daughter, Dawn (Merle) Janiszewski of New Carlisle, Indiana; & grandchildren, Madyson & Morgyn. His sister, Judith Heinek preceded him in death.
|Phyllis J. Krause - August 6, 2013|
Phyllis J. Kraus, 86, of New Carlisle, IN (formerly of South Bend, IN) passed away at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013.
She was born on December 8, 1926 to the late Clifford A. and Juanita P. (VanBuren) Kinyon in South Bend, IN, and has lived in New Carlisle since 1991. Along with her parents; one son, Kenneth E. Krause; one sister, Katheryn Price; and two brothers, Richard and William Kinyon also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Krause retired...
|Andrew "Drew" L. Zarobinski - August 6, 2013|
Andrew "Drew" L. Zarobinski, 42, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013.
He was born on November 29, 1970 to Floyd and Denise (Myer) Zarobinski, Sr. in Harrisonburg, VA, and has lived in New Carlisle for 25 years, coming from South Bend, IN.
Drew graduated in 1989 from New Prairie High School in New Carlisle, IN.
Drew was currently employed at Cryogenic Transportation, Inc. in New Carlisle, IN, where he...
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