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Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m.Saturday, May 2nd, in the funeral home, with Rev.James Hullinger officiating.Burial to follow at Highland Cemetery. The HANLEY Sons Funeral Home handled arrangements and services and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Hensley family. BBeerrtthhaa HHoorrvvaatthh Oct.27, 1918 April 28, 2009 SOUTH BEND Bertha Horvath, 90, passed away at 8:18 a.m.Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Bertha was born on October 27, 1918, in Port Huron, MI, to Steve and Theresa (Horvath) Farkas. Mrs.Horvath was employed as a waitress at the Hungarian Village and also worked at Studebaker and Ball Band.She loved to cook and worried and cared about all her friends and family.Bertha was a member of St.Patrick’s Church and American Legion Post 50 Ladies Auxiliary and the former St.Anthony Society Ladies Auxiliary.

On October 11, 1947, in South Bend, she married John M.Horvath, who died on February 5, 2000.She was also preceded in death by two granddaughters, Rosemarie Elliott and Melissa sisters, Mary Chadwick and Theresa by a brother, Steve Farkas. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara (Mike) Schrader of son, John E. Horvath and his of South grandchildren, Jennifer (Michael) Graham, Christina Schrader, Kimberly Schrader, Michael Schrader Hilary Horvath, Nicole Richmond and Keri great-grandchildren, Natalie, David, Ethan, Baily and sister, Irene Boros of South a brother, Frank Farkas of South Bend. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday, May 2, 2009, in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 S.Kemble Avenue.Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends may call two hours prior to services in the funeral home.

To leave the family an online condolence or to share memories with the family, please visit our web- site www MMaarrggaarreett EEtthheell HHoorrvvaatthh Nov.5, 1913 April 29, 2009 EDWARDSBURG Margaret Ethel (Nyers) Horvath, 95, of Edwardsburg, after a brief illness, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones.She was the sixth of 11 children born to Stephen and Christina Nyers in McMechen, West Virginia.At the age of six, she moved with her family to South Bend and lived most of her life in the Michiana area (interrupted by only a three-year residency in Arizona). On her nineteenth birthday in 1932 at Our Lady of Hungary Church in South Bend, she married Joseph Horvath, who preceded her in death on January 10, 1994.Also preceding her in death were a son, Jeremy in parents, Stephen and Christina brothers, Stephen Nyers II and Louis her sisters, Mary Frankel, Amelia Nyers, Christine Frankel, Helen Horvath, Irene Molnar and Agnes Bralick. Surviving are her children, Jack (Nancy) Horvath of Mishawaka, Jared (Rebecca) Horvath of Venice, Florida, Jeffrey (Brenda) Horvath of Venice, Florida, Joseph Horvath of Culver, Jonathan (Brenda) Horvath of Elkhart and Joanne (Gregg) McClure of Osceola.Also surviving are a brother, Alex (Irma) Nyers of South a sister, Louise Garman of Granger; sisters-in-law, Mary Horvath of Niles, Helen Gostola of Mishawaka, Rose Siebrecht of South Bend and Margaret Horvath of South grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. As a member of Greatest which Tom Brokaw wrote, Margaret tirelessly sacrificed for others.She learned the value of hard work and service at an early age.She reluctantly dropped out of high school to clean houses to help her own parents and siblings.While married and raising a family she labored on the farm raising gladiola flowers and in the factories of Wilson Brothers and the former Ball Band (Uniroyal many ways, Margaret embodied a Renaissance spirit in her zest for life. Her accomplishments were many, but most will remember her as a seamstress, baker, traveler, writer, and consummate shopper.She saw value in lifelong learning, and she was most proud of the fact that after raising her family she returned to school to receive her long-awaited diploma and earn the Adult Education Award in the process.From that proud day in 1973 she began writing a daily journal that reflects a family history of the past 36 years.

knack for remembering birthdays and special occasions of all those who touched her is a legacy that will long be remembered. Unquestionably, devotion to her Roman Catholic faith remained unswerving throughout her entire life.It was this faith that guided her in each of her endeavors here on earth and propels her into eternal life with the Lord.She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Edwardsburg for over 60 years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at 11:00 a.m., with Father Joe McCormick, OSA, officiating. Visitation will be in the Zahoran Funeral Home in South Bend on Friday, May 1st, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.and one hour before the service from 10:00 to 11:00 the church on Saturday.A Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m.Friday in the funeral home. The family wishes to thank the nurses and aides from Hospice at Home who served Margaret as angels of mercy.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in name to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Edwardsburg or to Hospice at Home of St. Joseph, Michigan. SSaammuueell PPeerrrryy HHoosstteettlleerr April 25, 1926 April 27, 2009 ELKHART Samuel Perry Hostetler, 83, died Monday in Golden Living Center.Survivors include his wife, Patricia (Daniel) Martin, Dianna (Sherman) Slagle, Virginia (Harvey) Kauffman, Dwight (Cindy) Hostetler, Samuel (Julie) Hostetler and Karry (Lynda) Doris Brubaker and Elsie (John) Wickey.Services will be at 11 a.m.Saturday in California Road Missionary Church.Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.Friday in Wally-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, and one before services in the church. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m.Saturday at Colon (MI) Lakeside Cemetery. BBoobb HHuullssee Dec.6, 1946 April 28, 2009 PLYMOUTH Bob 62, died Tuesday in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Rose Crose of Lake a brother, Richard (Betty) Hulse of Lake Station.Services will be at 6 p.m.Saturday in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, where friends may call from 3 p.m.until time of services.Memorial may be made to the Leukemia Society of America. DDeennnniiss LLeewwiiss MMaarrkk July 22, 1954 April 25, 2009 SYRACUSE Dennis Lewis Mark, 54, died at 11:30 p.m.Saturday in his home.Survivors include five children and several special friends.Services will be at 2 p.m.Friday in the Mishler- Eastlund Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 MMaaggggiiee LLeeee MMeerrsseerreeaauu March 16, 1944 April 28, 2009 DOWAGIAC Maggie Lee Mersereau, 65, died Tuesday in her home.Her greatest joy was her family which includes her son, Charles (Donna) Mersereau of daughter, Jacquelyn Mersereau of Lillian Mather of Irons, MI, and Margie Adams of Wisconsin; brothers, Jim and Willie Pasley of Dowagiac.Her family will gather with friends on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. in McLauchlin-Clark Funeral Home where her service will be held at 2 p.m.Saturday. Please sign her guestbook at www TTeedd MMiillkkeeyy June 17, 1952 April 27, 2009 CARMEL Ted E.Milkey, 56, died Monday in Community North Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Scott Aaron Milkey of Indianapolis and Jeffrey Adam Milkey of Cincinnati, daughter, Anne Elizabeth Milkey of a brother, Russ (Kim) Milkey of Arcadia, IN. Graveside service will be held 1 p.m.Saturday at New Oakhill Cemetery.Johnson- Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, is handling arrangements.Letters of condolences may be sent to the family via www MMaaxx MMoolllleennhhoouurr Sept.18, 1920 March 14, 2009 WARSAW Max Hudson Mollenhour, 88, died at 11:19 a.m.March 14th in Gulf Coast Hospital, Ft.Myers, FL. Survivors include his wife, Mary Suzanne (Ed) Huffer of Warsaw and Janet (David) Kelley of Spencerville, IN. Services will be at 5 p.m. today in the Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, where friends may call two hours before services.

JJaacckk NNiicckklleess Nov.26, 1942 April 26, 200 ELKHART Jack M. Nickles, 66, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009, in his home.Mr.Nickles is survived by his Kathleen A. Moncrieff of daughters, Malinda (David) Holcomb and Gina (Quincy) Bruce Nickles, all of grandchildren and nine sister, Patricia Dunlap of Canyon Lake, TX; and two brothers, Nelson Nickles of Walkerton and Donald (Yvonne) Nickles of Garden Ridge, TX.Services will be at 10:30, April 30th, in the Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan Lakeville. RRoobbeerrtt OOrrccuutttt May 3, 1921 April 25, 2009 WARSAW Robert Orcutt, 87, died at 5:26 a.m.

Saturday in Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA. Survivors include sons, Jerry (Rosemary) Orcutt of Brisbane, Australia, and Lynn (Joyce) Orcutt of Eldridge, IA; brother, Albert Orcutt of sisters, Genevieve Druckamiller of Largo, FL, and Betty (Wayne) Wilson of Alva, WY.Services will be at 2 p.m.Saturday, May 9, in Titus Funeral Home, where friends may call two hours before services. TThhoommaass RRoobbeerrtt March 1, 1930 April 29, 2009 GRANGER T.R.“Bob” 79, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Memorial Hospital.He is survived by two sons, Kevin (Jane) of South Bend and Patrick (Kelli) of Yorkville, a grandson, Brenden of West Des Moines, IA.He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo (Linn), a daughter, Michele A.O’Reilly, one sister and two brothers.Services will at 2 p.m.Saturday, May 2nd, in St. Pius Catholic Church.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 in Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road, where vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. SSiiddnneeyy QQuuiirriinn July 2, 1919 April 28, 2009 ELKHART Mr.Sidney 89, died at 8:30 a.m.Tuesday in the Golden Living Center.Survivors include a son, Fred Quirin of Shawn Trozzolo of Granger and Sherrill Fricker of Mishawaka.Services will be at 11 a.m.Friday in St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church.Friends may call from 5 to 8 in the Waterman-Westbrook- Clouse Funeral Home, with a vigil service at 5 p.m. HHeelleenn PPeerrkkiinnss RReeaa July 8, 1917 April 29, 2009 SOUTH BEND Helen M.Perkins Rea, 91, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Memorial Hospital.She is survived by her husband, Robert Virgil Marsha Marshall of James Perkins of Charlotte, NC, Kenneth H. Perkins of North Port Richey, FL, and Daniel (Jackie) Perkins of North Ft.

Myers, a brother, Walter (Merle) Koester of Asheville, NC.Services will be at 2:00 p.m.Sunday in the Palmer Funeral Home- Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street.The family will receive friends from 3 to 6:00 p.m.Saturday in the funeral home. AAlleexxiiss MMaarriiee SScchhrreeiibbeerr Sept.1, 1998 April 28, 2009 SOUTH BEND Alexis Marie Schreiber was joy- fully welcomed home to her house on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. On September 1, 1998, she was loaned to her beloved parents, Jason and Jennifer (Beadle) Schreiber.She will be missed by her multitude of friends and family including her parents, baby brother, Logan, grandparents, Janet Beadle, Dennis (Linda) Beadle, Kim (John) Zloza, Mike (Juli) Schreiber, and great- grandparents, Vera Beadle, Wayne Campbell, Garnet Schreiber, Janice Nickerson and Russ Nickerson.She was greatly loved by her seven aunts, four uncles and six cousins. Her twin sister, Alyssa Marie, and great-grandparents, Marie Campbell, Joe Beadle and Frank Schreiber, are dancing with her now across the Great Divide.

Alexis was a special student in the Middlebury Schools, loved by teachers and students alike.She enjoyed music, the Chicago Cubs and being read stories to.Her infectious smile always brightened the hearts of those lucky enough to play her. A celebration of her life will be held from 10 AM to 1 PM Friday, May 1, 2009, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N.Bendix Drive, South Bend, and our final goodbyes will be take place at 1 PM in the funeral home.Burial will follow at Violet Cemetery in Goshen. Memorial gifts may be made to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 22579 Old U.S. 20 East, Elkhart, IN to the Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis, 435 Limestone Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 To send online condolences, please visit www EErrnneesstt TTootthh April 26, 2009 SOUTH BEND Ernest F.Toth, 90, widower of Helen Major Toth, died Sunday, April, 26, 2009. Born in South Bend, IN, he was a son of the late John and Rose Desomics Toth.He was retired as production manager for the Torrington Company, and was a Navy veteran of WW II.

He is survived by his children, Janet (Dr.John Allen, Lexington, KY, and Dr.Mark Toth, South Andrew (Jamie) Kidder, Denver, CO, Benjamin (Jill) Kidder, Lexington, KY, Sam Toth, Chicago, IL, and Abigail (Matt) Brockman, Ferdinand, great- grandchildren, Ziggy Kidder and Charlie Kidder. No services.Memorials may be made to Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate Memorial Foundation Operating Fund, 120 Sycamore, Lexington, KY 40502. www ardfu ner MMaarrggaarreett UUllrriicchh Dec.10, 1924 April 28, 2009 NEW CARLISLE Mrs. Margaret L.Ulrich, 84, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in LaPorte Hospital.Surviving are a daughter, Kathie Smith of Sacramento, Paige Cheong of Pacifica, CA, and Tracy deRyk of Colorado Springs, Riley deRyk, Emma deRyk and Olivia Lois Wildfong of Union Mills, IN, and Pat Mangus of Union Mills, IN.Services will be at 2 p.m.Friday in Haverstock Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and two hours before services Friday.

GGllaaddyyss WWeeaatthheerrssppoooonn July 5, 1921 April 27, 2009 VANDALIA Gladys Alma (Steele) Weatherspoon, 87, died after an extended illness on April 27th in the home of her son, Vincent (Dolletta), in Jackson, MI. She was born July 5, 1921, in Pokagon, MI, the daughter of the late Fred Jenkins and Lulu Mae (Bryant) Steele. Gladys married the late Lee M.Weatherspoon on June 14, 1942, in Calvin Cass County, MI. Survivors include a brother, David (Joyce) Steele of sister, Ruth (James) Crawley of sister-in-law, Gladys (Weatherspoon) Bigham of South Bend; nine children, Donald B. (Christine Halliday) Weatherspoon of Haslett, MI, Anthony Weatherspoon of Lansing, MI, Andrea McAdams of Lanham, MD, Gregory Weatherspoon of Vandalia, Brenda F.

Presbury of Upper Marlboro, MD, Denise A. (Donald Sr.) Payne of Blacklick, OH, Vincent J. (Dolletta) Weatherspoon of Jackson, MI, Arna O. (Arthur) Livingston of Greenbelt, MD, and David Weatherspoon of Williamston, grandchildren and 37 great- grandchildren. Gladys was a retired co- broker with Weatherspoon Realty, in Cassopolis, MI.She was a member of the Vandalia Church of God, and was a former member of the following: N.A.A.C.P., St.Mary’s Chapter 10 Order of the Eastern Star, Calvin 4-H Club Senior Leader, Cassopolis Chamber of Commerce, Cass County United Way, Cass County Historical Society, Helping One Student to Succeed program for Cassopolis Public Schools, and was in the first graduating Cass County Senior Citizen Police Academy class.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.on Saturday in Ross Beatty Senior High School, 22721 Diamond Cove Road, Cassopolis, MI 49031.Officiating will be her pastor, Rev.John H.Anderson Jr.Interment will be at the Chain Lake Cemetery, Cassopolis, MI. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1st, and Saturday, May 2nd, from noon to 1 the Ross Beatty Senior High School. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cassopolis Public Scholarship, 63700 Brick Church Road, Cassopolis, MI 49031. Condolences may be left at www Information and directions will be provided through the call center at (866) 265-8396.

Connelly Funeral Home, Cassopolis, is handling arrangements. LLuuccyy WWhhiitteenneecckk Dec.3, 1912 April 28, 2009 WARSAW Lucy Whiteneck, 96, died at 7:05 p.m.Tuesday in Kosciusko Community Hospital. Survivors include a son, Alan Whiteneck of sister, Treva Hoffer of Palmetto, Brian (Karman) Alan and Tara A. (Michael) great-grandchildren, Davin, Karley, Braiden, Haley, Tristin and Ethan.Services will be at 11 a.m.Friday in McHatton- Sadler Funeral Chapel, where friends may call from 4 to 8 FROM PAGE B4 OBITUARIES Thursday, April 30, 2009 OBITUARIES MIROP South Bend Tribune B5 CYANMAGENTAYELLOWBLACK EDITION 50R Serving Michiana Since 1976 Licensed Insured Locally Owned Operated 866-683-8977 Call for Details ALL AMERICAN EXTERIORS WINDOWS, SIDING ROOFING MPROVING OUR EIGHBORHOOD NE OME A A IME (269) 683-8977 56601202 189 189 189 Installed Only Any size white vinyl double hung 2009 Tax Credit qualifying windows Wanted Old Gold John M.

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