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Dean Franklin Morehouse

May 27, 1925 ~ August 5, 2018 (age 93)
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Dean Franklin Morehouse, 93, of New Carlisle, passed away on Sunday August 5, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.  He was born on May 27, 1925, in South Bend, to the late James Franklin and Corrine (Langdon-Beck) Morehouse and was a lifelong area resident.  On June 25, 1955 he married Lucile Szczodrowski, who survives.  Also surviving are his three daughters, Doris Sawday of Glendale, AZ, Susan (Tom) Baker and Rosann Morehouse, both of New Carlisle; his son, James Dean Morehouse of Scottsville, KY; six grandchildren, Sarah, Thomas, Christopher, Quinn, Kennedy and Kyle; two great granddaughters, Victoria and Jewels; 1 great-grandson, Dawson; two sisters, Alwilda Vance of South Bend and Mary Lou Baker of Niles, MI; a brother, William Morehouse (Carole DeSteffano) of South Bend; and by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.  He was preceded in death by seven sisters, Ethel Morehouse Dawson, Esther Morehouse Hardy, Viola Morehouse Gondeck, Ruth Morehouse, Leona Morehouse, Louise Armstrong Spriggs and Ellen Mae Armstrong Seamen; and by five brothers, George Morehouse, Harold Morehouse Guilfoos, Richard Morehouse, John Morehouse and Jack "Bud" Armstrong.  Dean was a Store Keeper at Bendix Allied for 40 years, before retiring in 1986.  He was a United States Navy Veteran of WWII, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #297, New Carlisle, a Parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, Terre Coupee, a UAW Steward, and was very active in the Democratic Clubs in Roseland and New Carlisle.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday August 12, 2018 at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr., South Bend, where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday August 13,2018 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (meet directly at church).  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, with full military honors.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association or to Darden Home, 20907 Darden Rd., South Bend, IN  46628.  To send online condolences, please visit  The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Paul Chimutu and the entire staff of Darden Home for the superb care provided.


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