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|James H. Byrn - March 22, 2016|
James H. Byrn, 82, Niles, Michigan was called to eternal rest on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 following a lengthy illness. Born on July 18, 1933, in Mayfield, Kentucky, he was the only child of Oren and Mildred (McAllister) Byrn. On October 1, 1955, he married JoAnne D. Wozniak, who survives. Also surviving are his three daughters, Kimberly Byrn (Dale Squadroni) and Karen (Rob) Mesaros of South Bend, Indiana and Julie Byrn of Niles, Michigan; two...
|Helen V. Dies - March 22, 2016|
Helen V. Dies, 96, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away at 3:43 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Hamilton Communities in New Carlisle, IN.
She was born on June 18, 1919 to the late Andrew and Anna (Wiederspan) Amen in Sterling, CO, and has lived in New Carlisle since 1952, coming from Michigan. Along with her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Dies; sisters, Esther Scriven; Violet Schafer, Alma Dies; Florence Fritzler;...
|Beth Elaine Donathen - March 21, 2016|
Beth (61) was the youngest of children born to LaRue and Lucille (Howell Anderson) Donathen. Both preceded her in death. Beth grew up on a farm taken for Potato Creek State Park and graduated from North Liberty High School in 1972. While growing up she attended Maple Grove United Methodist Church taking on several leadership roles there. Beth graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters Degree in Biology with minors...
|Jack S. Egierski - March 21, 2016|
Jack S. Egierski 69, of South Bend, Indiana, returned to be with the Lord on Monday March 21, 2016 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Jack was born on May 7, 1946 to the late Walter and Irene Egierski (Grzesiak) in South Bend, Indiana. Jack was a lifelong resident of the area. Surviving Jack is his loving wife Anita (Edwards), whom he married on September 25, 1965. Jack is survived by one daughter Deana Grounds (Eric) of Rolling Prairie, Indiana...
|Rev. Bartley MacPhaidin, C.S.C. - March 17, 2016|
Rev. Bartley MacPháidín, C.S.C. a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross and the eighth President of Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, died on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Holy Cross House on the campus of the University of Notre Dame where he had been living.
Taking office in 1978, Fr. MacPháidín, 79, led the College for 22 years. Under his leadership, Stonehill's academic reputation grew and the College's facilities and...
|Agnes V. Monhaut - March 12, 2016|
Agnes V. Monhaut, 88, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016 in her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on January 10, 1928 to the late Andrew and Mary (Horwarth) Kramer in South Bend, IN, and has been a lifelong resident. Along with her parents; she was preceded in death by a son, John Andrew Monhaut; five sisters, Marie Armstrong, Rose Wisniewski, Betty Horvath, Frances Prusinski, Kathryn...
|Pearl K. "Sally" Jaworski - March 11, 2016|
Pearl K. "Sally" Jaworski, 99, of South Bend, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Healthwin Specialized Care Facility. She was born on May 9, 1916, in Knowlton, WI, to the late Peter and Regina Ciula. She was preceded in death by two sisters, four brothers, a son-in-law, Dale McDaniel and a family friend, August Cooreman. As Pearl Ciula, she married Frank Jaworski on May 14, 1938. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1980. Surviving are...
|Barbara Lill Murphy - March 10, 2016|
Barbara Lill Murphy, 91, joined her husband, parents, and many siblings in Heaven on March 10, 2016.
She lived a life of dedication to God and her family. Her faith was demonstrated each day in her optimistic attitude, the lessons she imparted to her children, and her works of mercy.
Born to Loretta Graf Lill and Dr. Joseph C. Lill, M.D. on November 20, 1924 in Fort Wayne, IN, Barbara was one of 14 children. She was educated at St. Peter's...
|Leo John Hoffner - March 9, 2016|
Leo John Hoffner, 88, of Granger, Indiana passed away at 4:50 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Leo was born on June 25, 1927, at home, in St. Joseph County to Thomas and Frances (Tonk) Hoffner. He was a lifelong resident. Leo retired from the Bendix Corporation. He had also been employed with Studebaker, Moellering Supply and CTS. On October 1, 1949 he married Elizabeth Green, who preceded him in death on...
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