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|Lorraine "Waynie" Werntz - February 12, 2016|
Lorraine "Waynie" Werntz, 82, of South Bend, IN, passed away after a heroic battle with cancer, at 1:04 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on February 21, 1933 to the late Joseph and Mary (Varmesko) Talarico in Joliet, IL, and has lived in South Bend since 1939. Along with her parents; she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Robin Mott; and a sister, Lois...
|Brother Camillus (William) Kirsch, C.S.C. - February 11, 2016|
Brother Camillus (William) Kirsch, C.S.C., age 99, died on February 11, 2016 at Dujarie House in Holy Cross Village at Notre Dame, Indiana. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Louis and Anna (Schneider) Kirsch. He attended Holy Angels and St. Joan of Arc Elementary Schools and Cathedral High School, graduating in 1934. The Brothers must have influenced him, since he entered the juniorate program at Watertown, Wisconsin in September...
|Thomas N. Hanner - February 10, 2016|
Thomas N. Hanner, 75, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in his home. Thomas was born on September 21, 1940 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Robert L. and Grace E. (Richards) Hanner. He had lived in South Bend since 1965, coming from Benton Harbor. Thomas retired in December 1997 from Butternut Bread. He had been employed with Kreamo and Butternut Bread for 34 years as a Salesman. Thomas is survived by his two...
|Evelyn J. Upp - February 9, 2016|
Evelyn J. Upp, 89, formerly of Rolling Prairie and New Carlisle, passed away on Tuesday, February 9 at the Brownsburg Meadows Senior
Healthcare Community in Brownsburg, Indiana and is now resting peacefully in the arms of the Lord.
Evelyn was born on November 14, 1926 in LaPorte, Indiana to John and Mildred McVay, the eldest of their five children. Upon graduating from Rolling Prairie High School in 1945, Evelyn worked two years at Allis...
|Michael J. Skees - February 7, 2016|
Michael J. Skees, 68, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at his home after battling complications from Parkinson's disease. Michael was born on February 19, 1947, in South Bend, Indiana to the late Charles and Betty Skees. Michael's survivors include the love of his life, wife Mary Jane Skees. They were married on May 21, 1966. Also surviving are his two daughters, Michelle (Jason) Skeels and Christine (Daniel) Clevenger both of South...
|Edward G. Groody - February 6, 2016|
Edward G. Groody, 85, of Notre Dame, passed away on Saturday in Dujarie House at Holy Cross Village. He was the loving husband of Catherine A. Groody (Hvizdos) who selflessly cared for him over the last decade. Ed's family will be forever grateful to the caring staff in Dujarie House who tirelessly cared for Ed. He was a dedicated father who encouraged his children to prioritize faith, family and education. His warm, gentle nature and sense of...
|Eva L. Rogers - February 5, 2016|
Eva L. Rogers, 70, of Walkerton, Indiana passed away at 8:31 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2016 in her home. She was born on February 20, 1945 in South Bend to Samuel and Violet (Brothers) Glassburn. Eva had formerly been employed as the Manager of the Little Ceasars Pizza in Plymouth. She had also worked in home care for seven years. Eva is survived by five daughters, Evalou Rittenhouse of Vandalia, Michigan, Tina Rogers of Niles, Michigan,...
|Lois Jane Rowlison - February 3, 2016|
Lois Jane Rowlison, 66, of Niles, Michigan passed away at 6:09 a.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in her home. Lois was born on June 26, 1949 in Bay City, Michigan to John and Jessie (McDermand) Bumgarner. She had been employed as a Nurse with Wedgewood Pines Assisted Living in South Bend. On March 12, 1977 she married John Rowlison, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters; Jessie (James) Heron and Mary (Danny) Balos both of Niles,...
|Karen Ann Jasinski - February 2, 2016|
Karen Ann Jasinski, 57, of South Bend, IN passed away unexpectedly at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, IN.
She was born on February 6, 1958 to Leonard A. and Sylvia D. (Coppens) Kanczuzewski in South Bend, IN and was a lifelong resident.
Karen was employed as a Registered Nurse at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, where she worked for 20 years on the Psychiatric Floor.
Karen was preceded...
|Margaret G. Berges - February 1, 2016|
NOTRE DAME- Margaret Golden Berges went to her eternal reward and rest while surrounded by loved ones in her home, shortly before her 95th birthday.
Margaret Golden Berges was born in New Haven, CT on Feb 14, 1921. She was the daughter of John Matthew and Margaretta Stumpf Golden. She attended St Louis French Parochial School and New Haven High School. She received a degree from Trinity College in Washington, D.C. in 1941 and Katharine Gibbs...
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