• 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…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Lowell Priser

    View Lowell Priser Lowell Craig Priser, 52, of Lakeville, IN passed away at 4:49 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at his home.  He was born on January 1, 1967 in Fort Wayne, IN to the late Floyd E. and Marjorie (Smith) Priser. On August 13, 1988 in LaPaz, IN, he was united in marriage to Donna Jean (Smith) Priser. Lowell is survived by his wife, Donna J. Priser; two sons, Colton (Jennifer) Priser of Daleville, IN and Trenton (Michelle) Priser of Anderson, IN; two grandchildren, Bayler and …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Dwayne Midkiff

    View Dwayne Midkiff Dwayne Scott Midkiff, 59, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Briarcliff Health & Rehab in South Bend, IN. Dwayne was born on October 24, 1959 in Hammond, IN to Larry R. Midkiff and Martha H. (Barman) Walker. Dwayne is survived by his children, Christopher Midkiff and Candice Midkiff, both of Beecher, IL; brothers Larry R. Midkiff Jr. and James Walker II; as well as several grandchildren and extended family members. Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents and…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Dr. Carol Ecker

    View Dr. Carol Ecker Granger Dr. Carol A. Ecker, 78, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019. She is survived by daughter, Christy Morse of Bremen, GA; son, Larry (Deidre) Ecker of Granger, IN; and grandchildren, Cody Morse, Ciarra Morse, Ryan Ecker. Funeral services for Carol will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, August 17 at Palmer Funeral Home–Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend. Graveside services and burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola.  Visitatio…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    John Obenour

    View John Obenour South Bend SOUTH BEND – John Dale Obenour, 66, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his home. John was born on December 6, 1952 in Marshall, Michigan to Richard J. Obenour and Elaine A. (Warner) Obenour.  His father, Richard, preceded him in death on August 15, 1957, and his mother, Elaine, preceded him in death on February 17, 1990.  John was a lifelong resident of the South Bend area, graduating from the former Jackson High Sch…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Patricia Simpkins

    View Patricia 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, Michael Petty, of Se…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Patsy Bennett

    View Patsy Bennett South Bend Patsy J. Bennett, 85, residing in South Bend, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Hospice House of South Bend. She was born October 13, 1933 in South Bend, a daughter of the late Glen Manford Martin and Golda Martin, and has remained a lifelong resident of this area. On September 12, 1953 in Lakeville, IN Patsy was united in marriage to Charles D. Bennett. Together, they have enjoyed nearly 66 years of marriage.  Along with her husband Charl…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Larry Swiatkowski

    View Larry Swiatkowski Larry J. Swiatkowski, residing in South Bend, passed away peacefully at 6:00 a.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 in his home, with his loving family by his side. He was 76 years old.  He was born November 27, 1942 in Chicago, IL; a son of the late John C. & Jennie E. (Lewandowski) Swiatkowski, and has lived in South Bend since 1971, coming from Jones, Michigan. On August 28, 1971, at the Crest Manor Church of the Brethren, Larry was united in marriage to Bonnie J. Gui…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Kevin Peterson

    View Kevin Peterson South Bend Kevin Scott Peterson, 52, of South Bend, passed away at 10:05 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019 after a brief illness surrounded by family. He was born December 7, 1966 in South Bend to Gordon and Sandra (Arick) Peterson. Kevin was blessed to have a loving family that cared for him daily for fifty-two years. Kevin enjoyed Logan Community Resources, Reins of Life, and riding with his dad in the John Deere combine during harvest. Kevin loved playing Yahtzee and rocki…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Marcelyn “Marcie” Rarick

    View Marcelyn “Marcie” Rarick South Bend Marcelyn “Marcie” A. Rarick, 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, IN. She was born on February 18, 1934 in Churdan, Iowa to the late Everett and Velma (Mumby) Silbaugh. Marcie is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Bill) Reiser; son, Paul (Debbie) Rarick; four grandchildren, Eric, Emily, Natalie and Nicholas; three sisters, Candy (John) Boyd, Gloria Boudreau, and Karole Grace; and her com…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Marcia Puterbaugh

    View Marcia Puterbaugh Mishawaka Marcia G. Puterbaugh of Mishawaka, Indiana passed away at home on Monday, August 12, 2019.  She was born on November 18, 1946 to Richard William Walpole and Mary Elizabeth Walpole of South Whitley, Indiana.  Survivors include a younger brother, Richard Steven Walpole, and his wife, Brenda, of South Whitley. Marcia grew up in South Whitley, Indiana.  She graduated from South Whitley High School in 1965. She attended Ball State University. Marcia …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Larry Biesbrouck

    View Larry Biesbrouck South Bend SOUTH BEND – Larry Dean Biesbrouck, 64, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Center for Hospice Care, South Bend. Larry was born on February 17, 1955 in South Bend to the late Albert Biesbrouck and Marie (Fuller) Biesbrouck and has been a lifelong resident of this area.  Larry previously worked as a paramedic and as a truck driver.  He attended St. Matthew Catholic Cathedral, South Bend, was a former member of th…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Karen Cooper

    View Karen Cooper South Bend SOUTH BEND – Karen Kay (Ackerman) Cooper, 73, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at Center for Hospice Care, Roseland. Karen was born on August 19, 1945 in Galien, Michigan to the late Robert Ackerman and Neva Pearl (Wolford) Ackerman, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating from Bridgeman High School, Bridgman, Michigan.  Karen cherished her role as a homemaker, enjoyed knitting, sewing, and working in her ga…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Edward Manuszak

    View Edward Manuszak South Bend Edward Charles Manuszak, 50, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at his home. Edward was born on August 24, 1968 in South Bend to the late Kenneth R. Manuszak and Mary Ann (Laskowski) Manuszak, and has been a life-long resident of this area, graduating from LaSalle High School.  Edward worked at several places, most recently working as a Cleaning Supply Company Salesperson. He is survived by his brother, Robert R. Manusz…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Cheryl Norris

    View Cheryl Norris South Bend Cheryl L. Norris, 59, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Center for Hospice Care in South Bend, Indiana.  She was born on May 3, 1960 in South Bend to Nancy (Roher) Winland and the late Charles Norris. Cheryl is survived by two sons, Adam (Danielle) Norris and Jordan (Abbey) Norris; mother, Nancy (Bill) Winland; two grandchildren, Jaylin Norris and Jordan Wozniak; sister, Christy (Pernell) Dozier; two nieces, Kari Konopka and Kelli Konopka; two nephe…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Nancy Sigley

    View Nancy Sigley South Bend Nancy Ann Sigley February 25, 1963 – August 5, 2019 SOUTH BEND – Nancy Ann Sigley, 56, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at her home. Nancy was born on February 25, 1963 in Virginia to the late David and June Bowman, and has lived for the past 10 years in this area, coming from Tunnelton, West Virginia.  She enjoyed drawing and painting, working in her garden, going camping and rafting, and taking care of her cat.  The jo…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Cloyd Heckman

    View Cloyd Heckman Cloyd E. Heckman, 91 years old, passed away at 6:04 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his home.  Cloyd was born on August 10, 1927 in South Bend to the late John and Kathryn (Daurer) Heckman.  He has been a lifelong area resident.  On October 4, 1952 in South Bend, Cloyd and Lois Burks were united in marriage. Along with his loving wife, Lois, of 66 years, Cloyd is survived by their three children, Denise A. (Rick) Preston of Lakeville, Perry A. Heckman of…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Bryant Goldstone Sr.

    View Bryant Goldstone Sr. South Bend Bryant N. Goldstone Sr. December 23, 1945-August 7, 2019 Bryant N. Goldstone Sr., 73, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.  He was born on December 23, 1945 in South Bend to the late Norval and Jeannette (Jones) Goldstone. Bryant is survived by his wife, Sara Jean (Goldberg) Goldstone; three daughters, Stephanie (Carlos) Peña, Cynthia Rackley, and Terry (Antonio) Lopez; three sons, Bryant (Bethany) Goldstone Jr., M…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Michael Mathis

    View Michael Mathis South Bend Michael E. Mathis, 75, passed away on Monday evening, August 5, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born on December 18, 1943 in South Bend to Michael J. and Martha (Wilson) Mathis, both of whom preceded him in death. On April 18, 1964 in South Bend, Michael married the former Edith L. Bazeley, who survives. In addition to his loving wife of 55 years, Michael is survived by two sons, Brian (Diane…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Paul Hatfield

    View Paul Hatfield South Bend Paul Hatfield April 4, 1960 – August 5, 2019 SOUTH BEND – Paul Hatfield, 59, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Methodist Hospital, Gary, Indiana.  Paul was born on April 4, 1960 in South Bend, to the late William J. Hatfield and Alvine I. (Kalka) Hatfield and has been a lifelong resident of this area.  Paul is survived by several cousins. There will be no services.  Paul will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Valley …

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Javier Peterson

    View Javier Peterson Baby Javier Peterson passed away after three days on Earth. A memorial service will be held in Javier’s honor on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home – West Chapel, 2702 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN 46628. Friends may visit with the family for one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy may be left on Palmer Funeral Home’s website. Baby Javier Peterson passed away after three days on Earth. A memorial service wil…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Patricia Tennison

    View Patricia Tennison South Bend SOUTH BEND – Patricia Ann Tennison, 65, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer. Patricia was born September 1, 1953 in Niles, Michigan to the late Claude and Imogene Tennison and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating from LaSalle High School.  Patricia loved to cook, and was known for her delicious fudge and homemade cinnamon walnut yeast rolls.  She also loved t…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Connie Andis

    View Connie Andis south bend Connie L. Andis, 75 years old, passed away on Monday night, August 5, 2019.  Connie was born on December 17, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late J. Fred Kingen and Vivian I. (Seville) Kingen.  On August 15, 1964 in Indianapolis, Connie and Ronald E. Andis were united in marriage. Along with Ronald, her husband of 55 years, Connie is survived by her sons, Nathaniel J. (Erica) Andis of South Bend and Kevin S. (Andrea) Andis of Fort Wayne; her four gr…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    James Wickizer

    View James Wickizer James Wickizer, 72, life-long resident of Mishawaka, passed away Friday evening at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – Mishawaka Campus.  James was born April 30, 1947 in Mishawaka, to the late James and Alberta (Gillen) Wickizer. After graduating from Penn High School in 1965, James would enlist in the United States Army and serve our country during the Vietnam era,  James retired as a fork-lift driver after twenty-five years of service from Nylon Craft in….

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Michael “Mike” Salyer

    View Michael “Mike” Salyer Mishawaka Michael “Mike” Salyer, 74, residing in Mishawaka, Indiana passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Mike was born on June 4, 1945 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late A.B.Salyer and Juanita (Howard) Salyer, and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating in 1963 from Mishawaka High School, and attending Olivet Nazarene University, Illinois.  Mike retired from State Farm Insurance, Granger after working many year…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Anthony Panzica

    View Anthony Panzica Anthony J. Panzica, 95, of South Bend, Indiana passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, August 3. He was born December 25, 1923 in Vincennes, IN to Sicilian immigrant Cosimo “Charles” Panzica and Margaret (Dattilo) Panzica. On June 5, 1948, at St. Hedwig Catholic Church in South Bend, he married his beloved Irene Anne (Gember) also of South Bend, who survives. Anthony was preceded in death by three sisters, Antonina (Lena) Panzica, Anne Ryon and Rose Ci…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Rose Culp

    View Rose Culp Rose L. Grzesiak Culp passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.  A remarkable woman in so many ways, she lived 97 years and saw the most amazing changes in this world that we live in.  Rose was born on January 23, 1922 in South Bend to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Ferro) Rallo, Sr.  She has been a lifelong resident of Lakeville.  On April 19, 1947 in South Bend, she married Norbert Grzesiak who preceded her in death on Janua…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Richard Spaulding, Sr.

    View Richard Spaulding, Sr. Mr. Richard T. Spaulding, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully at his home during the early hours of Friday, August 2, 2019 after battling an extended illness. Richard was born on December 16, 1943 to Richard L. and Ella (Geissel) Spaulding. A life-long resident of South Bend, Richard was employed in Loss Control for Midland Engineering for 43 years, retiring in 2009. On July 24, 1965, Richard was united in marriage to Karen Gibson, who preceded him in death on October …