• Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Douglas Fansler

    View Douglas Fansler Lakeville Douglas Eugene Fansler, 59 years old, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, September 2, 2019 at his home. Doug was born on July 7, 1960 in Mishawaka and has been a lifelong resident of Lakeville. He was currently employed with the Truck Accessories Group in Elkhart. Doug is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Jo “Jenny” Fansler of Lakeville, IN; parents, Jack N. and Therese M. (Vaszari) Fansler of Lakeville; sister, Julie (Kevin) Whitehead of South Bend; b…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Darlene DeMeulenaere

    View Darlene DeMeulenaere South Bend Darlene K. DeMeulenaere, 81, passed away on Monday September 2, 2019 at Bell Tower Health and Rehabilitation. She was born in South Bend, Indiana on September 2, 1938 to the late August and Rose (Wisniewski) DeMeulenaere. Darlene is survived by her sister Rosemarie Garis; two nieces, Jamie Miller and Janet Womack; two nephews, John Garis and James Garis; and her very special friend and neighbor, Mae Staggers. Darlene was a lifelong resident of South Bend a…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Terry Davidson

    View Terry Davidson Elkhart Terry D. Davidson, 80, residing in Elkhart, went to be with his Lord and Saviour at 11:45 am Monday, September 2, 2019 in his home. He was born July 25, 1939 in Elkhart to the late Norlyn and Frieda (Secor) Davidson.   On September 2, 1978 in Elkhart, Terry married the former Beverly J. Spaulding, who survives. In addition to his loving wife of 41 years, he is survived by two daughters, Debbie (Darren) Blodgett of Elkhart and Dawn (Scott) Schroeder of St. Jose…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Ailing Deng

    View Ailing Deng South Bend Ailing Deng, 48, residing in South Bend, peacefully passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Memorial Hospital. She was born March 20, 1971 in Guangzhou, China where her two brothers and two sisters still reside. On July 3, 1993 in South Bend, Ailing married Chung Dang, who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Alan Dang of Indianapolis, Michael Dang of South Bend and Thomas Dang of South Bend; and a daughter Melissa Dang of South Be…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Delores Austin

    View Delores Austin Mishawaka SOUTH BEND – Delores Juanita Austin, 90, of South Bend, passed away at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Sprenger Health Care of Mishawaka. Juanita was born July 30, 1929 in South Bend, to the late John and Lillie (Southern) Hobkirk. After graduating from Adams High School, she married Dean D. Austin on December 23, 1947 in South Bend; he preceded her in death January 29, 2009. Juanita worked for Benners Supermarket for thirty years.  Later she worked f…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Jean Scheibelhut

    View Jean Scheibelhut Notre Dame Jean Louise Scheibelhut, née Kreuzer, passed away on September 1, 2019 in South Bend Indiana with her family at her side. Jean was born on October 27, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois. She spent her formative years growing up in Chicago with her parents, Otto and Elena (Horvath) Kreuzer, and her younger brother, Otto. Jean attended St. Scholastica Academy for high school and graduated from Marquette University in 1957—the first person in her family to go to college. …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Rita Nye

    View Rita Nye Rita M. Nye, 86 years old, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.  Rita was born on May 6, 1933 in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late Lewis K. and Letha (Specht) Nye.  She has lived in South Bend since 1996. Rita was a professional USO Line Dancer until the age of 32.  She worked for Graybar Sales in electrical supplies for 30 years.  Rita is survived by her three sisters, Phyllis Smith of South Bend…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Annie Dobor

    View Annie Dobor Mrs. Annie Dewen Dobor, 84, passed away peacefully at her home in South Bend on Monday, August 26, surrounded by her family. Annie was born on January 1, 1935 in Ziah Town, Liberia to the late John and Yeday (Doe) Dobor. Annie was a resident of South Bend since 2003, having relocated from Côte d’Ivoire. In 2005, Annie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Quaye, after over sixty years of marriage. Annie was a proud mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister,….

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Charnley Dardanelle “Cheetah” Allen

    View Charnley Dardanelle “Cheetah” Allen Mishawaka Charnley “Cheetah” Allen, 93 years old, residing in Mishawaka, Indiana passed away at 8:02 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at home with her daughter Darcy. She was co-owner with her husband of Gene Allen Studios in River Park since 1955. Charnley was born on February 14, 1926 in Niles, MI to John and Ida (Dardanelle) Schnoor and remained a lifelong area resident. On November 19, 1949 in Niles, Michigan she was united in marriage to Eugene “Gene” A…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Eleanor Krizman

    View Eleanor Krizman South Bend Eleanor L. Krizman, 90, lifelong South Bend resident, passed away at 5:45pm on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Sanctuary at St. Paul’s in South Bend, Indiana. She was born on August 9, 1929 in Mishawaka, Indiana, to the late Maurice and Louise (VanDriesche) DeGeeter. On January 19, 1952 in Mishawaka, Eleanor married Richard J. Seese, who preceded her in death on August 1, 1964. On January 23, 1970 in South Bend, she married Edward J. Krizman, who preceded her in de…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Michael Lawecki

    View Michael Lawecki Michael Andrew Lawecki, 63, was found on August 27, 2019, in his residence in San Pierre, IN.   He was born in South Bend, Indiana on October 6, 1955 to John and Lorraine (Sielski) Lawecki.  He was preceded in death by his father. Mike was a 1974 graduate of Jackson High School, and he later attended Indiana University in Bloomington. Survivors include his mother, and his son Andy of South Bend.  He is also survived by his brother Dan (Linda) of South …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    John Corle

    View John Corle Plymouth John Damon Corle, 79, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, August 28, 2019 at Center for Hospice Care in South Bend, IN. He was born on July 18, 1940 in St. Joseph, Michigan, to Edward and Renee (Wilkens) Corle, both of whom preceded him in death. John is survived by daughter, Lori Stephens of Indianapolis, IN; son, Philip Corle of South Bend; and three grandchildren, Camilla Corle, Abigail Corle, and Tyler Golday. John was employed as a mechanic at Del Monte Corperati…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Tod Stiles

    View Tod Stiles South Bend Tod Stiles February 19, 1962 – August 26, 2019 SOUTH BEND – Tod Stiles, 57, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019.  He was born on February 19, 1962 in Plymouth, Indiana to Harold Junior Stiles and Penny Nemeth, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating from Plymouth High School.  Tod worked in Auto Detailing at Basney Honda, Mishawaka for many years.  He also was an avid reader. He is survived by his mother, Penny Nemeth of South Ben…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Viline “Kat” Thompson-Flenoy

    View Viline “Kat” Thompson-Flenoy Cherished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, finished her journey here on Earth and gained her wings on Saturday, August 24, 2019, peacefully at home. She was born to Wiley and Vinnie Jones on August 15, 1933 in Lilbourn, Missouri.    Viline moved to South Bend, IN at the age of 18 with her late husband Roosevelt Clark and here they raised 11 children until his untimely death. She t…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Daniel Peters

    View Daniel Peters Daniel Raymond Peters, 34, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Daniel was born on September 8, 1984 in South Bend, IN. Daniel was a lifelong resident of South Bend. On August 30, 2017, he was united in marriage to Megan (Korp) Peters, who survives. Daniel was a beloved son, brother, husband, extended family member and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In addition to his wife, Daniel is survived by his mother, Tammy Peters …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Herman “Red” Williams

    View Herman “Red” Williams Herman T. “Red” Williams, 79 years old, passed away at 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home.  Red was born on October 29, 1939 in Nyesville, IN to the late Herman E. and Dorothy (Gorham) Williams.  He has lived in South Bend since the 1960’s.  On December 23, 1966 in Niles, MI, he was united in marriage to Marie E. Clark. Along with his loving wife, Marie, of 52 years, survivors include his children, Tom (Nila) Crowe, Ed (Marilyn) William…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Dale Baker

    View Dale Baker Mishawaka Beloved husband, father and grandfather Dale M. Baker, 77, of Mishawaka passed away peacefully early Saturday, August 24, 2019. He was born October 20, 1941 in South Bend to the late Cecil and Catherine (McCollough) Baker. On June 17, 1967 in South Bend, he married his loving wife, Patricia (Barson) Baker, who survives. Dale grew up in South Bend’s River Park area and graduated from John Adams High School.  He achieved a Master’s degree from Indiana University. …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Sadie Clemons

    View Sadie Clemons Sadie M. Clemons, 95, passed away on the afternoon of Saturday, August 24, 2019. Sadie was born on June 20, 1925 in Blythville, AR. Sadie was a long-term resident of South Bend, having lived in the area since 1971. On August 21, 1980, she was united in marriage to Gilbert Brooks, who preceded her in death. Sadie was the proud mother of two, grandmother of three and a beloved extended family member and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Sadie is survived…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Barbara Phipps

    View Barbara Phipps Barbara C. Phipps, 92 years old, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Brentwood at Niles, an assisted living and memory care facility.  Mrs. Phipps was born on May 3, 1927 in Cambridge, England to the late Arthur and Alice Louise (Cornwall) Thurbon.  She moved to South Bend on April 4, 1946 from England.  On August 4, 1945 in Cambridge, England, Barbara married Willard M. “Bill” Phipps who preceded in death after 65 years of marriage on Sep…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Emily Waite

    View Emily Waite South Bend Emily K. Waite, 76, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Emily was born on September 17, 1942 in southern Indiana to the late Harold Nelson and Jean Ann (Cooper) Nelson, and has lived in this area for most of her life, graduating from Mishawaka High School.  Emily attended Vouge Beauty College and was a licensed beautician.  She also was a Special Education Teacher’s Aid for several years,…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Robert Hildebrand, Sr.

    View Robert Hildebrand, Sr. South Bend Robert K. Hildebrand, Sr, 60, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his home. Robert was born on May 6, 1959 in South Bend, Indiana to the late William Jack and Florence Marie (Oblenis) Hildebrand, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating from Riley High School.  Robert worked for many years in the Maintenance Department at St. Francis Convent, Mishawaka. On June 14, 1983 in Portage, Indiana he …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Russell King

    View Russell King Russell L. King, 76, of Plymouth, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his residence.  He was born October 20, 1942 in Plymouth, Indiana, to the late Clarence and Sheba (McIntosh) King.  On April 22, 1967 in Lakeville, he married Maria E. Mom; she survives. Russell worked at Union North United School Corporation where he worked as an electrician, as well as working in the maintenance department.  Russell was a hard worker.  He loved elect…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Dr. Daniel Rohde

    View Dr. Daniel Rohde Daniel Walter Harold Anthony Rohde, 74, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in South Bend, IN. He was born on June 20, 1945 in Chicago, IL. Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Dan was an avid bicyclist and knew Chicago, the Loop, the many neighborhoods, the lakeshore and the landmarks well from his childhood on. He was a magnanimous host and chef who enjoyed host dinners for family and friends. He will be especially remembered for his beef Wellington. He also hos…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Velma Garner

    View Velma Garner North Liberty Velma F. Garner, 93, of North Liberty passed away Monday, August 19, one day before her 94th birthday at Community Hospital in Bremen.  She was born August 20, 1925 in Union Mills to the late Paul and Julia (Rosza) Pozil.  On April 13, 1947 in Valparaiso, IN, she married Elmer E. Garner, who preceded her in 2005. Velma is survived by two daughters, Sandy Morgan of South Bend and Carol (Bruce) Sherk of North Liberty; one son, Brian (Ashley) Garner of G…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Patricia “Trish” (Elli) Simpkins

    View Patricia “Trish” (Elli) Simpkins In the comfort of her home, surrounded by family, our Lord took Patricia home.  A dearly loved, gentle, kind-hearted soul was born on April 1, 1930, in Northville, Michigan.  She was the daughter of Theodore and Anna Lange, who preceded her in death.  Her only sister, Katherine Canary, also predeceased her.  Pat is survived by two daughters, Dianne Hoist of South Bend and Janet (Eric) Williams of Tampa, FL, as well as a grandson, Micha…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Betty Champagne

    View Betty Champagne Granger Betty Louise (Davisson) Champagne, a loving and loved wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend, formerly of Kettering, Ohio, passed away at the age of 90 on the morning of August 16, 2019 at the Hearth at Juday Creek, an assisted living facility in Granger, IN.  Betty and her husband, Ed, moved to Granger in 2016 to be closer to their daughter, Cathy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Bernard Champagne (November 2017); her sister, Joanne Gill;…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Todd Higbee

    View Todd Higbee Todd N. Higbee, 54, peacefully passed away on the evening of Saturday, August 17, 2019 after a courageous battle against cancer. Todd was born on April 14, 1965 in South Bend, IN. Todd was a lifetime resident of South Bend and was employed by Heston’s Janitorial Services. Todd played pool with the APA Pool League for 18 years and loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his beloved dog, Ransom. He was a proud father, stepfather and grandfather and a cherish…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    William Dickson

    View William Dickson William E. Dickson, 78 years old, passed away at 9:27 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Hospice House in South Bend.  Bill was born on April 10, 1941 in Rochester, IN to the late William R. and Edna (Swanson) Dickson.  He has lived most of his life in Lakeville.  Bill retired in 2006 after driving truck for Patrick Metals.  He proudly served his country with the United States Navy and was a member of the American Legion. Bill is survived by his son,…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Richard Bucks

    View Richard Bucks Richard L. Bucks, 71 years old, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at his home.  Mr. Bucks was born on May 12, 1948 in Mishawaka to the late John Christian and Neva Adele (Scheiber) Bucks.  He has resided in South Bend and Mishawaka all of his life.  Richard worked with K&B Transport as a mechanic for many years.  On September 15, 1984 in South Bend, Richard and Kathleen A. (Holycross) Trovatore were united in marriage.  Along…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Viola Cesavice

    View Viola Cesavice Mishawaka MISHAWAKA – Viola F. Cesavice, 91, of Mishawaka, Indiana passed away at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Golden Living Center-Fountainview, Mishawaka. Viola was born January 24, 1928 in South Bend, Indiana to the late Russell and Viola (Swallow) Frantom. She had worked in the maintenance department at the Carriage House for eight years.  In February of 1948 she married John Zmich; he would precede her in death on January 8, 1949.  She then marrie…