• Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Ruth Harley

    Ruth Harley Ruth I. Harley, 85, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at her home in Mishawaka. Ruth was born December 16, 1932 in Hanna, IN, to Luke McGirr and Avalou (Grunden) McGirr who both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to the late Arthur L.  Harley on August 27, 1955. Ruth is survived by two daughters, Renee L. (Timothy) Kazanecki of Plymouth and Barbara Hurst McBride; four grandchildren, Rachel (Frederick) Reynolds of South Bend, T. Kyle Kazanecki of Walkerton,…..

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Daniel Mitchell

    Daniel Mitchell Daniel Everett Mitchell, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 28, 2018, at the age of 36. He was born in South Bend, IN, on Dec. 17, 1981 to Sue (Vavul) Everett  and Jerome Mitchell.  Danny was a 2000 graduate of Penn High School in Mishawaka, IN. He worked in advertising sales for the majority of his career, displaying a gift for sales and relationship-building. Danny lived his life to the fullest, surrounded by many friends, most of whom he had….

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Roland Forrester

    Roland Forrester Jim passed away May 28, 2018 in the comfort of his home. He was born on January 5,1930 at St Joseph’s Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, and was named Roland James Forrester. Jim was the only child of Jesse James and Elizabeth Beatrice (Swager) Forrester. They lived with his paternal grandparents when he was young, always surrounded by aunts, uncles and cousins. He had many stories about those days. The family moved to South Bend and settled in River Park in 1936. He was enrolled……

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Duane Kreczmer

    Duane Kreczmer Duane Allen Kreczmer, 71, residing in Mishawaka, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 in his home. He was born April 29, 1947, in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Francis Kreczmer and Flora (Blume) Kristensen. Duane was a veteran of the US Navy, serving on the USS Massey (DD-778). He worked as an electrical lineman for Indiana & Michigan Electric Company for 20 years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed bowling. His generosity and… Duane Allen Kreczmer,…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Deborah Osborn

    Deborah Osborn Deborah A. Osborn, 58, residing in Niles, MI, passed away at 3:30 pm Saturday, May 26, 2018 in her home. She was born August 16, 1959 in Fort Wayne, IN to Charles and Carmella (Orsini) Hughey.   … Deborah A. Osborn, 58, residing in Niles, MI, passed away at 3:30 pm Saturday, May 26, 2018 in her home. She was born August 16, 1959 in Fort Wayne, IN to Charles and Carmella (Orsini)… View

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Shelly Bright

    Shelly Bright MISHAWAKA – Shelly Jo Bright, 58, residing in Mishawaka, Indiana passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 at her home. Shelly was born on August 10, 1959 in South Bend to the late Kent Frederick and Donna (VanDesample) Waggoner, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, attending John Adams High School.  Shelly was self-employed providing cleaning services for area homes and businesses. Shelly loved her family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them.  She was… M…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Johnny Williams

    Johnny Williams MISHAWAKA – John “Johnny” Michael Williams, 46, residing in Mishawaka, Indiana passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018. Johnny was born on June 1, 1971 in South Bend to John L. Williams, Jr. and Zola Faye (Goff) Blivin, who survive.  He is also survived by his daughter, Cheyann Starr Rodell of South Bend; sons, Josh Reeves of Elkhart and Domanic Williams of Mishawaka; sisters, Annette (Michael) Cadoret of Spring Hill, FL, Tena M. Coffey of Mishawaka, and Gena L…. MISHAWAKA –…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Rita Monaco

    Rita Monaco Rita M Monaco, 94, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at her daughter’s home in South Bend. Rita was born November 23, 1923 in South Bend, Indiana to Alfred J. and Mary Catherine (Weis) Hein, who have both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Henry Monaco, PhD., on August 4, 1954 in South Bend, Indiana, who has preceded her in death, as well as her brother Walter Hein and brother-in-law Richard Soisson. Rita is survived by her children, Vincent J. Monaco… …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Garrett Williams

    Garrett Williams Garrett R. Williams, 46, of North Liberty passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Garrett was born in LaPorte, Indiana on April 24, 1972. Garrett grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with his mother, Marilyn and Step-dad Jim Nace. There he learned the love of cars and racing, often attending Corvette Racing events with them. Garrett became a skilled mechanic helping Jim repair friends’ cars in their garage. In the Summer, Garrett would spend time in North Liberty visiting his Dad,…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Cheryl Kohnke

    Cheryl Kohnke Cheryl D. Kohnke, born May 12, 1954 in South Bend, Indiana passed away on May 26, 2018 at West Bend Nursing facility in South Bend. She fought a brave fight when her health took a turn eleven years ago. She never gave up and bounced back so many times she called herself The Energizer Bunny. But, in the end, the battle became too fierce for her to overcome. Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Alice Shank, formerly of Mishawaka, Indiana. She is survived by her….

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Timothy ” Tim” Hine

    Timothy ” Tim” Hine Timothy “Tim” Hine January 24, 1963 – May 26, 2018 Timothy “Tim” Hine, age 55, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Tim was born on January 24, 1963 in Springfield, IL to John P. Hine and Evelyn E. (Hewes) Hine and has lived in this area since 1995, coming from Texas.  He is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Master’s Degree in Ceramic… Timothy “Tim” Hine January 24, 1963 – May 26, 2018 Tim…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Ronald Clingenpeel

    Ronald Clingenpeel Ronald Charles Clingenpeel, 71 years old, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home.  Ron was born on August 28, 1946 in St. Joseph County, IN, to the late Lee and Martha (Stull) Clingenpeel.  He has been a lifelong resident of North Liberty.  On August 12, 1983 in Mishawaka, IN, Ron and Sandra E. Peterson were united in marriage. Along with his loving wife of 34 years, Sandy, Ron is survived by one daughter, Heather M. Thomas of Dalton,…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Steven Thorn

    Steven Thorn Steven Ralph Thorn, 46, passed away from a sudden heart episode on Friday, May 25, 2018, at his residence. He was born on November 30, 1971 in Detroit, MI, to Ralph F. and Nancy J. (Schmidt) Thorn. On December 18, 1999 in Brighton, MI, Steve married the former Christine M. Quaine, his loving wife of eighteen years, who survives. In addition to his wife, Steve is survived by his daughters, Lilly J. Thorn and Gracie Thorn; his father, Ralph F. (Susan) Thorn of Brighton, MI; sisters…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Michael Stanchin

    Michael Stanchin Michael Charles Stanchin Jr., 74 years old, passed away at 9:32 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at his home.  Mike was born on June 19, 1943, in Uniontown, PA, to the late Michael C. and Ethel (Oglethorpe) Stanchin. He has lived in South Bend since 1973, while residing in Lakeville for the past five years. On July 14, 1967, in South Bend, Michael and Susan K. Kristowski were united in marriage.  Along with his loving wife, Susan, Michael is survived by their five……

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Samantha Burns

    Samantha Burns Samantha Joy Burns May 23, 2018 Samantha Joy Burns was born on May 23, 2018 at 8:08 pm at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, Indiana, surrounded by the love of her father and mother, Stephen D. and Darcy C. Burns. Samantha went straight to arms of Jesus Christ a couple hours before she was born. Along with her dad and mom, Samantha is survived by her sister, Madelyn Burns and her brother, Cameron Burns; maternal grandparents, David and Connie Rhodes of… Samantha J…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Marilyn Leahy

    Marilyn Leahy Marilyn “Candy” Leahy July 9, 1948 – May 24, 2018 SOUTH BEND – Marilyn “Candy” Leahy, 69, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family and friends. Candy was born on July 9, 1948 in Chicago, IL to the late Irvin W. Caine and Ethellyn (Borodkin) Caine and has lived most of her life in this area.  For many years, Candy worked in the Illinois School System as a… Marilyn “Candy” Leahy July 9, 1948 – May 24, 2018 SOUTH …