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    Joseph VanDyke

      Joseph C. VanDyke of Mishawaka passed away at home on December 2, 2019. He was born on August 5, 1930 to Peter and Maria (Geysel) VanDyke in Mishawaka, IN. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Justine Federnock and brother-in-law, Jim Federnock.   Joseph is survived by the love of his life, Linda Meyer; children, Barb (Leslie) Frank, Mary (Ken) Watkins, Kristin Lane and Rebecca Creal; seven grandchildren, Aisha, Izahbella, Lee, Mark, David, Devon and Alex…

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    Evert Lee Riley

    Evert Lee Riley June 4, 1935 – November 29, 2019 Evert Lee Riley passed away peacefully in his home. He is survived by daughter Toni Lee Ann Joyner(Tom) and son Victor Vincent Riley(Renee). Visitation at Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 North Main Street, Saturday December 7th from noon until 3 with a memorial service to follow.

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    Noel “Dean” Thomas

    Noel “Dean” Thomas July 3, 1926 – November 26, 2019 Dean was born to Oscar and Marie (Straughn) Thomas in Mishawaka on July 3, 1926 passed away in his residence at the Sanctuary at St. Paul’s. They preceded him in death along with his older brother Dale and younger brother Darwin. Also preceding him was his beloved daughter, Marcia Diane and youngest son, Kevin Andrew. Dean grew up in Mishawaka; lived on East Broadway in a small, neat 2 bed room bungalow with “more than enough” room for a fam…

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    Charles “Chuck” Nyers

    Charles “Chuck” J. Nyers, 73, of Mishawaka, IN went home to be with the Lord on November 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy illness. Chuck was born on July 9, 1946, to Charles A. and Theresa (Forte) Nyers. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.   On March 25, 1972, he married Debbie Walsh. He is survived by his wife of 47 years along with a son, Dan (Jennifer); grandson, Devin and several other extended…

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    Arabelle O’Connell

    Arabelle O’Connell, 95, of Mishawaka passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Arabelle was born on May 15, 1924, in Chesting, MI to Mr. and Mrs. Kassin. She was raised by her loving mother, Mildred Kassin Garrage and step-father, Bill Garrage. Arabelle married the love of her life Andrew O’Connell on September 4, 1940. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Pat O’Connell; brother, Pete Garrage and son-in-law, Fred…

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    Lon McFarland

    Lon McFarland March 20, 1954-November 26, 2019           Mishawaka-Lon McFarland, 65, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at home.           Lon was born on March 20, 1954 to Roy and Pauline (Conrad) McFarland. He was preceded in death by his parents.           On March 9, 1974 in Elkhart he married, Vicky Luebke. Surviving are his wife, Vicky;…

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    Asproniano “Naco” Rivera

    Asproniano “Naco” Rivera February 1, 1929 – November 24, 2019 Asproniano “Naco” Rivera passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 24, 2019, in South Bend, Indiana, at the age of 90 years. He was pre-deceased by his Parents (Viberbo & Christina Rivera), his wife of 50 years (Providencia Rivera), Brother Juan, Sisters, Marta, and Clotilde; his son Noel, and Daughter Diana. Naco is survived by his loving wife, Carmen. He is lovingly remembered by his children: Miguel (Tita) Rivera, Rosa (Ran…

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    Michael Hargreaves

    Michael R. Hargreaves February 2, 1946-November 22, 2019                Michael R. Hargreaves, Sr., 73, passed away peacefully among loved ones in his home at 7:45 PM on Friday, November 22, 2019.  Mike was born on February 3, 1946 and was the only son of William E. and Margie F. (MacKenzie) Hargreaves of Lansing, Michigan.  Mike is survived by his wife, Sharon (Patterson) of 55 years, five children, Lori (Ted)…

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    Kenneth Patrick Wilkie

    Kenneth Patrick Wilkie April 18, 1972 – November 15, 2019 Kenneth Patrick Wilkie, 47, of South Bend, IN., passed away in his residence on November 15, 2019. Kenneth was born on April 18, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts to Raymond Alfred and Patricia Ann (Sweeney) Wilkie, who both have preceded him in death. Kenneth is survived by his sister, Adrienne Wilkie of Dorchester, Massachusetts, his friends Tatty and Alvin Harradon of South Bend. Kenneth had many friends who loved him and he will be mis…

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    Frank Dolgos

     Mishawaka-Frank A. Dolgos, 75, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, in Indianapolis. Frank was born to the late Frank C. and Frances C. (Biggins) Dolgos on November 13, 1944, in Plymouth, IN. On November 26, 1966, in St. Bavo Catholic Church he married the love of his life, Lucille Murphy.    He survived by his wife, Lucille Dolgos; children, Michael Dolgos and Kenneth Dolgos as well as his sister, Mary Ann Sobieralski.    Frank proudly served in the US…

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    Miriam Martin

    Miriam Clare Martin, 24, born December 18, 1994 in Goshen, IN passed away on November 22, 2019 in Mishawaka, Indiana. Miriam graduated from Penn High School in 2013 and was currently studying at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. She is survived by her parents, Tim and Diane Martin and her siblings, Catherine, Josef and Mark Martin.   Visitation for Miriam will be held Tuesday, November 26 from 2 to 8 PM at Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka. A Mass of…

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    Judith A Tirotta

    Judith A Tirotta April 20, 1940 – November 20, 2019 Judith A Tirotta, 79, of Lily Road, South Bend, Indiana, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019. She was born in South Bend, Indiana to Paul and Helen (Wickey) Webb who both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Tina Tirotta and a brother, Robert Webb. As Judith Webb, she married Joseph Tirotta in South Bend, Indiana on May 5th, 1966. She is survived by five children: Dannielle Tirotta, Jos…

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    Norma Artusi

    Norma Jean Artusi August 30, 1927 – November 20, 2019           Mishawaka – Norma “Noni” Artusi, 92, passed away November 20, 2019 at her home, the Roland Assisted Living House, surrounded by her family and loved ones.           Norma was born on August 30, 1927 in Gary, Indiana. She was the first-born child to Jacob and Helen Leick and had 4 siblings, Charlotte, Betty,…

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    Samuel Kindley

    Mishawaka-Samuel Fredrick Kindley, 66, passed away on Tue, Nov 19 in South Bend. Surviving are children, John Kindley, David Kindley, Michael Kindley, Jennifer Barhydt and Jason Robertson; sisters, Cleo Conley, Melody Muckenfuss and Alicia Kindley; brothers, Leonard and Byron Kindley; 17 grandchildren and love of his life, Tami Kindley. Funeral services will be on Sun, Nov 24 at 1 p.m. with visitation two hours prior, in Hahn Funeral Home, Mishawaka. To leave the family an online…

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    Elizabeth J. Elliott

    Elizabeth J. Elliott March 19, 1944 – November 19, 2019   Elizabeth J. Elliott, 75, of South Bend, passed away during the early afternoon of Tuesday, November 19th in Healthwin Specialized Care of South Bend. Elizabeth was born in Binghamton, New York to Robert and Beverley (Bryde) Courtright. She was a Registered Nurse-BSN. She was a National Red Cross Nurse and was a member of the Ossian First Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed swimming and camping, though her greatest joy came from bein…

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    Janis M. Westlake

    Janis M. Westlake August 23, 1933 – November 18, 2019 Janis M. Westlake, 86, of Greencroft Drive, Goshen, formerly of Elkhart, Indiana passed away on Monday, November 18th, 2019, peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Syracuse, Indiana on August 23, 1933 to Glen and Thelma (Darr) Weimer who both preceded her in death. First, she married George Sheffield and then William Westlake, both preceded her in death. Janis was a Registered Nurse, graduating from Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. S…

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    Victor Giannetto

    Victor Giannetto August 15, 1945-November 18, 2019           Mishawaka-Victor Giannetto, 74, passed away at home on Monday, November 18, 2019.           Victor was born on August 15, 1945 in Apollo, PA to Cosimo and Florence (Cicero) Giannetto. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Donna Marie Giannetto and brothers, Cosimo Giannetto Jr. and Charles…

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    Rex C. Dickens

    Rex C. Dickens January 17, 1950 – November 12,2019 Rex C. Dickens, 69, of North Lance Street, South Bend, Indiana, passed away of Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at Memorial Hospital. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. Mother Mary (Tebo) Simmerman and stepfather Paul Simmerman both preceded him in death. Rex was a 1968 graduate of Mishawaka High School. He is survived by his three children: Kenneth Dickens, John Dickens and Seth Dickens, all of Michigan. His brother and sister, Douglas (Donna) Di…

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    Craig A. Parmley

    Craig A. Parmley December 8, 1957 – November 15, 2019 Craig A. Parmley, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, on Friday, November, 15, 2019 after a five week courageous battle fighting an infection. Craig leaves behind his wife, Marlena and his two children, Katherine and Matthew. He is survived by his sister, Carol Nunley, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Lydia Parmley and by a sister, Sharon and brother, Doug. During hi…

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    Dorothy Burggraf

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    Tyrone “Terry” Redman

    Tyrone “Terry” E. Redman December 7, 1949 – November 15, 2019 Tyrone E. Redman, 69, of Mishawaka, passed away during the early morning hours of November 15th in the Center for Hospice in Elkhart, with his loving family at his side. Terry was born in South Bend on December 7, 1949 to Homer and Mary (Shields) Redman. On March 3, 1973, Terry married the love of his life, Diana Ball, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in South Bend. He worked for the Beck Corp. in Elkhart for twenty years and then w…

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    Elizabeth “Betty: Boenne

    Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Boenne September 11, 1938-November 12, 2019           South Bend-Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Boenne, 81, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.           Betty was born on September 11, 1938 in Indianapolis, IN to Richard Otis and Mary Catherine (Sehr) Burnett. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clement…

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    Eudeen “Dee” Phend

    Eudeen “Dee” S. Phend April 4, 1921-November 9, 2019           Eudeen “Dee” S. Phend, 98, of Osceola, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Morrison, IL.           Dee was born on April 4, 1921 in Kaukauna, WI to Irvine and Leora (Schallock) Wellington. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, LaMar Phend and a son, Patric E….

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    Stephen Rzepnicki

    Stephen Rzepnicki, age 84, died November 8, 2019 in his daughter’s home in Mishawaka, where he was lovingly cared for during his battle with cancer.  Stephen is survived by his daughters Lisa (Dave) Gartee of Mishawaka and Stacey (Matt) Patricoski of Chicago, grandchildren Abbey and Tony Gartee, brother Norbert (Jo) Rzepnicki, and many nieces and nephews. On May 6th, 1961 Stephen married the former Judith Baldini, the one girl he could always talk to.   She preceded him…

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    NaDean A. Jones

    NaDean A. Jones July 25, 1937 – November 8, 2019 NaDean A. Jones, 82, of Osceola, passed away on Friday, November 8th in her residence in the presence of her loving family. NaDean was born on July 25, 1937 in Niles, Michigan to Dale and Sarah (Walters) Burdick. NaDean married William L. Kuhns Sr. on October 4, 1955, he preceded her in death in 1961. She then went on to marry Orval Jones on October 20, 1962, he also preceded her in death on July 19, 1997. She was a past president of the Ladies…

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    Terry Futterknecht

    Terry Futterknecht February 7, 2019 – November 7, 2019 Terry Futterknecht, 72, of Veterans Drive, Elkhart, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, November 7th, 2019, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born in Mishawaka, Indiana on February 7th, 1947 to Ralph and Joyce (Templin) Futterknecht. He was preceded in death by his father. Terry was a veteran of the United States Army and was employed as a Machinist with Elkhart Products for 52 years, from the time he was 18 years old until his retirement…

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    Laura Jean Brugh

    Laura Jean Brugh October 25, 1932 – November 5, 2019 Laura Jean Brugh, 87 of Elkhart, IN., passed away at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at East Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Laura was born on October 25, 1932 in Indianapolis, IN., to Paul and Geneva (Mattix) Montgomery. On December 12, 1970 in South Bend, IN., Laura married Carl A. Brugh. Carl preceded her in death on May 12, 1989. Laura is survived by her son, Mike (Karin) Gerald of Elkhart, IN., five grandchildren and five g…

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    Bertie L. Hutchison

    Bertie L. Hutchison June 13,1932 – November 6, 2019 Bertie L. Hutchison, aka “Cookie” 87 was escorted to heaven by angels November 6, 2019. She was preceded by her husband Vearl of 57 years, brothers Jack and Eckie Strickland, sisters Melba Bryant, and Shelva Shiver, and recently the loss of her best friend Jane Hutchison Brown, who she called “Sis”. She moved from Georgia to Florida when she was 12 and spent the majority of her life in Pompano Beach where she attended school and was an origi…

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    Robert Paul Gushwa

    Robert P. Gushwa January 29, 1928 – November 6, 2019 Robert Paul Gushwa, 91, of Chamberin Drive, South Bend, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at his home. He was born in South Bend, Indiana on January 29th, 1928 to Lee Ray Gushwa and Gertrude ( Johnson) Gushwa who preceded him in death. On July 18th, 1947, he married the former Virginia Cooper. After 68 years, she passed away in 2015. Robert was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War 2. Following his honorabl…