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vf South Bend Tribune O Tuesday. January 22, 1001 D BS ODITUAHIEG FUNERALNOTES ST. JOSEPH COUHTY DEATHS Charles E. Baker July 30, 1026-Jan. 21, 1001 OSCEOLA - Charles E. Baker, 64, of 56570 Island Ave., died at 10:43 p.m. Monday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Mr. Baker retired In 1088 as a machinist at Adams 'Engineering, South Bend, where he was employed 33 years. He was born July 30, 1923, In Greene County, IncL, and lived In Osceola 41 years, coming from Switz City, Ind. On Nov. 0, 1040, In Linton, Ind, he married Donna Pittman. She survives, with a daughter, Linda Dixon of Elkhart; two sons, Ronald of Osceola and Randal of Elkhart; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Esther Sipes of Shreveport La. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of Pennway Church of God, Mishawaka, and was active in Boy Scouts of America. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Warner Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. she married Fred P. Brocct He died Sept 18, 1971 She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Plngle of Tennessee; two sons, John of Spring Lake and Tony of Schenectady, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and a brother, Fred Cecchl of Mishawaka. Ida W. Brinkley June 18. 1008-Jan. 20. 1001 SOUTH BEND - Ida West Brink-ley, 82, of Raleigh, N.C died Sunday in her home. Mrs. Brinkley was boro June 18, 1908, in Wilmington, N.C. She is survived by two daughters, JoAnne Curtis of Cary, N.C, and Betty Westbrook of Raleigh; two sons, George of South Bend and William of Lynchburg, Va.; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother. Love West of Wilmington, N.C. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Raleigh. Burial will be at Raleigh Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at Browne-Wynne Funeral Home, Raleigh. Brother James A. Buckley, CSC Jan. 13. 1003-Jan. 20. 1001 SOUTH BEND Brother James Alexander Buckley, CSC, 88, of Dujar-le House, University of Notre Dame, died Sunday in his residence. Brother Buckley was boro Jan. 13, 1903, in Car-bondale, I1L He is survived by a brother, John of Holiday, Fla. He entered the Congregation of Holy Cross on July 1, 1928; pronounced his first vows on July 2, 1927; and made final profession on July 2, 193d He accepted teaching assignments In Water-town, Wis.; Indianapolis; Austin, Texas; South Bend; Terre Haute, Ind, and Clinton, Mich. He was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of SL Joseph of Holy Cross Church at Holy Cross Brothers Center. Burial will be at SL Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the Holy Cross Brothers Center Chapel, where a wake will be at 7:30 p.m. Hickey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Lillian Conteles SOUTH BEND - Lillian Conteles, 89, of Peashway Street, died at 11:50 p.m. Monday in Memorial HospitaL Haverstock Funeral Home, LaPorte, is in charge of arrangements. Clara M. Brocci May 1, 1910-Jan. 21, 1091 MISHAWAKA Services for Clara M. Brocct, 80, of Spring Lake, MiclL, formerly of Mishawaka, who died at 9 a m. Monday in the home of her son at Spring Lake, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hahn-DeVos Funeral Home. Cremation will take place at River-view Crematory. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Mrs. Brocci was bora May 1, 1910, in Terre Haute, Ind On Nov. 25, 1937, in Fort Wayne, as Clara M. Cecchi, Dessie M. Eller May 23, 1893-Jan. 22, 1001 SOUTH BEND - Dessie M. (Keltner) Eller, 97, of 828 S. 30th SL, died at 4 a.m. today at Meridian Nursing Center-Cardinal. Mrs. Eller was a retired teacher. She was bora May 23, 1893, in South Bend and was a lifelong area residenL On May 10, 1916, in South Bend as Dessie M. Keltner, she married Ernest E Eller. He died May 27, 1964. She is survived by three daughters, Ruth Leonard of Mishawaka, Anna Mae Garwood of SL James City, Fla., and Betty Lou Brenton of Kokomo; two sons, Robert, with whom she lived and Roland of Bloomfield Iowa; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was a member of River Park Church ofChrisL Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hollis-Orvis-Palmer Funeral Home, 2528 Mishawaka Ave. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before services Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. si Albert S. Finney Feb. 11, 1913-Jan. 0,1001 NEW CARLISLE - Albert S. Finney, 77, of Tigard Ore, formerly of New Carlisle, died Jan. 9 In Tigard Mr. Finney retired in 1980 as an appliance repairman and was well known as The Englishman. He was born Feb. 11, 1913, in Birmingham, Ala, and lived at Hudson Lake and New Carlisle until 1949. He is survived by his wife, Selma Finney; a daughter, Jean Williams of Beaverton, Ore.; two sons, Alec of Clackamas, Ore, and Tony of Brookings, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Jan. 12. at Youngs Funeral Home, Tigard Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Wanda L. Fox Dec. 2, 1934-Jan. 21,1991 SOUTH BEND - Wanda L "Rita" Fox, 56, of Broadway StreeL died at 11:34 a.m. Monday at SL Josephs Medical Center after an illness. Mrs. Fox was boro Dec. 2, 1934, in Pikes-ville, Ky, and lived in South Bend most ot her life, coming from Kentucky. On April 16, 1956, in South Bend, as Wanda L Miller, she married Forest Fox Jr. He survives, with a son, Kenneth F. of South Bend; three grandchildren ; and a sister, Laverne Hale of Pontiac, Mich. She was a member of the First Brethren Church. Services will be at 11 am. Thursday at Forest G. Hay Funeral Home, 1201 S. Michigan SL Burial win be at Southlawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to SL Josephs Medical Center or Alcoholics Anonymous. service and was employed for 10 years by Hud Lift Truck, Elkhart He was bora Dec. 6, 1914, in Joliet, 111, and lived in South Bend since 1932, coming from Kalamazoo. Chi Dec. 19, 193d in South Bend, he married Anna Jane Crawford. She survives, with a daughter, Joan E. Olmstead of Mishawaka; a son, John H. of South Bend; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Howard and Frank Crawford, both of San Diego. A daughter, Nancy A. Simpson, died in August 1990. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. Memorial services wUl be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hollis-Orvis-Palmer Funeral Home, 2528 Mishawaka Ave. Cremation will take place with burial at Southlawn Cemetery. Friends may can after 6 p.m. until services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Jane B. Seniff July 10. 1932-Jan. 21, 1991 NEW CARLISLE - June B. Seniff, 58, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., formerly of New Carlisle and South Bend, died about 3 a.m. Monday at her home after an illness. Mrs. Seniff was bora July 10, 1932, in Kokomo, and Uved in the area most of her life. As June B. Ewing, she married Joe C. Seniff. He survives, with four daughters, Can-dice Moceri of Port Saint Lucie, Sandra Donat of Ligonier, Luana Turfler of HazelhursL Ga, and Jolene May of New Carlisle; three sons, Richard of South Bend, Jay and Rodney, both of New Carlisle; 20 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Betty Brooks of Sebring, Fla. She was a member of New Carlisle United Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star. Memorial services will be at noon Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, South Bend. Cremation will take place. Ay cock Funeral Home, Port Saint Lucie, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. boro July 20, 1929, in Mishawaka, and was a lifelong area resident. On March 5, 1949, in Mishawaka, he married Irene H. Jagla. She survives, with a daughter, Sandra K. Bowman of Mishawaka; two sons, Randy L of Portage, Ind., and Rick D. of Mishawaka; four grandchildren; and four sisters, Ruth Fenstermaker, Ellen Picking, and Ruby Bokery, all of Mishawaka, and Jean Biddle of South Bend. He was a member of Mishawaka Moose Lodge and Teamsters Local 364. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bubb Funeral Chapel North, 3910 N, Main SL Burial will be at SL Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the SL Joseph County Heart Association. denL As Patricia Claunch, she married Chester J. TarwackL He died July 27, 1990. She is survived by a son, Patrick of Browns town, Mich.; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Jeanne Ladewskl of South Bend and Mary Wiesner of Honolulu. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 357 and Marianne Club of the Sludebaker Corp. John W. Olmstead Dec. 6, 1914-Jan. 21,1991 SOUTH BEND - John W. Olmstead, 76, of 4230 Fellows SL, died at 5:50. p.m. Monday at Medco Center. Mr. Olmstead retired from Packaging Corp. of America after 38 years of Richard T. Stahl July 20. 1929-Jan. 20. 1991 MISHAWAKA - Richard T. Stahl, 61, of 147 W. Marion SL, died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday in SL Josephs Medical Center, South Bend, after an illness. Mr. Stahl was employed by Preston Freight Lines for five years. He was Patricia Tarwacki April 10, 1926-Jan. 19, 1991 SOUTH BEND Services for Patricia Tarwacld, 78, of SL Josephs Care Center-WesL who died at 2:51 p.m. Saturday in SL Josephs Medical Center, will be at 10 am. Thursday at Kaniewski & Sons Funeral Home Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Mrs. Tarwacki was an office worker at the former Studebaker Corp. She was born April 19. 1926, in South Bend and was a lifelong area resi- Lauren E. Thibodeau Dec. 25, 1932-Jan. 21, 1991 SOUTH BEND Lauren E Larry Thibodeau, 58, of 20181 Miller Road, died of natural causes about 5 p.m. Monday in his home. Mr. Thibodeau was an insurance salesman. He was boro Dec. 25, 1932, in Ashland, Wis., coming to South Bend in 1970, from North Dakota. On May 17, 1957. in Ashland, he married Mary Jane Kwiatkowsld, who died April IS, 1977. Surviving are a daughter, Michele Thibodeau of Indianapolis; four sons Kevin and Mitchell, both of South Bend, Eric of Westminster, Calif., and David of Nantucket, Mass.; three grandsons; and a brother, Leslie of Indianapolis. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Lakeville Knights of Columbus 5521. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lakeville. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Guisinger Colonial ChapeL where a parish rosary will be said at 4 p.m. INDIANA-KICHIOAN DEATHS Fred G. Ferguson Oct. 26, 1904-Jan. 21, 1991 ROCHESTER - Services for Fred Grant Ferguson, 86, of 1012 Jefferson St., who died at 9:18 a.m. Monday in Woodlawn HospitaL will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Foster & Good Funeral Home. Burial will be in I OOF Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Mr. Ferguson retired in 1972 from Dean Food Co. He was boro Oct 28, 1904, in Triumph, HL, and moved to Rochester in 1952 from Oak Park, III On Aug. 31, 1935, in Chicago, he married Henrietta May Brubaker, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Karen Jean Wilson of Omaha, Neb.; two grandsons; and two sisters, Paulene Hawkins and Ruth Field-man, both of Mendota, HL Mr. Ferguson was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Manitou Moose Lodge 1107. Rochester and Joyce Shepherd of Warsaw; three sons, Larry O. of Clay-pooL Robert D. of Rochester and Marie A. of Talma; eight grandchildren; her mother, Martha Wagoner of Rochester; and two brothers, Norman Wagoner of Westfield, Ind., and Jesse Wagoner of Algonquin, HL She was a member of Talma United Methodist Church, Talma United Methodist Womens Society and Fulton County Crafters. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Round Bara Restoration Fund. Nettie Rose Fisher June 11. 1939-Jan. 21, 1991 ROCHESTER - Nettie Rose Fisher, 51, of Indiana 25 North, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday in Woodlawn HospitaL after an illness. Mrs. Fisher was a volunteer and teachers aide at Mentone Elementary School. She was boro June 11, 1939, in Miami County, and had lived here since 1948. On SepL 20, 1957, in Nappanee, she married Larry W. Fisher. He survives with two daughters. Rose Ann Cooper of Dean M. Harris May 16. 1952-Jan. 20. 1991 MICHIGAN CITY - Dean Martin Harris, 38, of 7152 N. County Road 400 WesL died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday in LaPorte HospitaL of natural causes. Mr. Harris was bora May 16, 1952, in LaPorte. Surviving are five children; three grandchildren; his mother, Pauline Watkins of LaPorte; two brothers, Dennis of Perryville, Md., and David of Knox; and his grandparents, Louis and Ann Watkins of LaPorte. He was a member of Polish National Alliance. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Pine Lake Ceme tery. There will be no visitation. Haverstock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Joan Molica Imns May 20, 191 8-Jan. 21,1991 BRIDGMAN Joan Molica Imus, 72, of 7781 Foster Ridge, Germantown, TeniL, and formerly of Bridgman, died Monday morning in SL Francis Nursing Home, Memphis, TeniL, after an illness. With her late husband Walter, who died in 1988 Mrs. Imus was the retired owner of Wal-Jo Tavern, Bridgman. She was boro May 20, 1918, in Niles. Surviving are a daughter, Nancy Bristol of Germantown; a son, Russell of Hunting-ton Woods, Mich.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nicolete McElroy of Lansing and Fanny Probst and Mary Curtis, both of Niles; and seven brothers, Philip Molica, Anthony Molica, Henry Molica and Robert Molica, all of Niles, Frank and Benjamin Molica, both of Jackson, MiclL, and Alfred Molica of SL Augustine, Fla. She was a member of St. Johns Catholic; Church, Bridgman. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at SL Marys Catholic Church, Niles. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Niles. Friends may call after 10 a.m. until time of services Friday at Pifer-Smith Funeral Home, Nilea Clyde M. Joseph Sept. 4, 1890-Jan. 21,1991 PLYMOUTH - Clyde M. Joseph, 100, of 400 Ni Liberty SL, died at ll':41 p.m. Monday in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home. Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ave., Chicago. Braman A Son Memorial Chapel is in charge of local arrangements. Wesley Monroe King Feb. 23, 1904-Jan. 21, 1991 NILES Wesley Monroe King, 86, of 210 Bertrand Road, died at 5:24 p.m. Monday in Pawating HospitaL Mr. King retired as a welder from Edwards Iron Works, South Bend. He was boro Feb. 23, 1904, in South Bend and lived in Niles for 80 years. In 1926, he married Marguerite Prytz. She died in 1971. On SepL 19, 1971, in Niles, he married Mary I. Davis Shriver. She survives with two sons, James W. of Niles and Robert W. of Kansas City, Mo.; a stepson, Ernest D. Shriver of Niles; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three step-greatgrandchildren; and two sisters, Ruth Ehlenfeldt and Ida May Brock, both of Niles. He was a member of Bertrand Bible Church. Services will be at 11 am. Thursday in the church. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Halbritter Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. George S. Lewis March 1, 1925-Jan. 21, 1991 BERRIEN SPRINGS - George S. Lewis, 65, of 4662 E Snow Road, died of natural causes at 1 :50 p.m. Monday in his home. Mr. Lewis retired from Clark Equipment Co. in Buchanaa He was boro March 1, 1925, in Jonesboro, Ark., and moved to Berrien Springs from Jonesboro 25 years ago. He married Margaret E Speckem. She died Jan. 25, 1980. Surviving are two daughters, Judy Evelyn Bolin and Pamela Fay Wilson, both of Berrien Springs; a son, Eddie Jean of Cassopolis; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Zelda Rosalie Lewis of Stevensville, and Patricia Senuta of Arkansas. A daughter, Georgie Ann, preceded him in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Allred Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice At Home. Dowagiac; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. A grandson, John Cole, died earlier. She was a member of the Penn Friends Church of Cassopolis, Cass County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1855 Ladies Auxiliary and the Greenleaf Rebekah Lodge 57 of Dowagiac. BIRTHS MEMORIAL (South Band) LEWIS Orie Lewis, 701 Lincoln Way E.. South Bend, son, Jan. 14. THOMPSON Anna Skibinski and Andy Thompson, 70S Grant St., Niles, daughter, Jan. 18. SHAW Crystal and Stephen Shaw, Sun-wood Drive, South Bend, son, Jan. 18. MENDEZ Celia and Hector Mendez, 2206 Berkley Place, South Bend, daughter, Jan, 18. MUFFOLETTO Helen and Anthony Muf-foietto, 825 S. 32nd St.. South Bend, daughter, Jan. 18. HOLLAND Judith Hollwid. 52583 Mark St., South Bend, daughter, Jan. 18. WILDER Latonya Wilder, 1309 Linden Ave., South Bend, son, Jan. 19. GROVES Susanna and Shane Groves, Indiana 23, North Liberty, son, Jan. 19. DONAHUE Lisa Potter and Frank Donahue, 307 E. Seventh St., Mishawaka, daughter, Jan. 18. BOTELLO Maria and Juan Botello, 619 S. Brookfield St., South Bend, daughter, Jan. 18. BUELL Shelley and James Buell, 52056 Cheryl Orive, Granger, daughter, Jan. 19. FOUNTAIN Linda and Ryan Fountain, 51639 Bluftside Court Granger, son, Jan. 19. DISSELBERGER Lori and Ron Diaeal-berger, 56485 Birch Road, Osceola, son, Jan. 19. 1020 N. Twyckenham Drive, South Bend, daughter, Jan. 20. THOMAS Theresa and David Thomas. 145 Witmer Ave., Elkhart, daughter, Jan. 20. GUNTER Kimberly and Claude Gunter II, 1852 E. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart daughter, Jan. 20. MARSH Lori and Tracy Marsh, 3192 Williamsburg Court, Mishawska, eon, Jan. 20. BEAMER Dian and Stephen Beamer, Adams Road, Granger, daughter, Jan. 21. CHAMBERLAIN Terri and Michael Chamberlain, 23255 Ardmore Trail, South Bend, son, Jan. 20. BAKER Vickie and Martin Baker, 811 Clemens Drive, South Bend, son, Jan. 20. 306 W. Quad SL, Bourbon, daughter, Jan. 21. GOBHEN GENERAL BAUGHER Debbie and Dana Baugher, 56586 Ash Road, Osceola, daughter, Jan. 21. MARTIN Rita and Ronald Martin, 68160 County Road 7, Nappanee, daughter, Jan. 21. SIMBECK Sandra and Charles Simbeck, Box 945, Middlebury, son, Jan. 21. WOODLAWN STURGILL Amanda and James Sturgill Jr.; 26 W. Maple St., Wabaah, Ind., aon, Jan. 21. DELAHANTY Jill DWahanty. 1127 Bir chtree Drive, Osceola, son, Jan. 19. HENOERSHOT Laura wid Sloven Hender-shot, 6303 W. 1500 S.. Wanatah, daughter. Jan. 19. ST. JOSEPH (Mishawaka) MURPHY Charisse and Douglaa'klurphy. 1527 Blanchard Drive, Mishawaka, daughter. Jan. 17. McHENRY Michelle and Jack McHenry Jr., 285 Fir Rood, Niles, daughter, Jan. 16. BEVINS Ellma and William Bevins, 510 Reddick St., Mishawaka, son, Jan. 17. POOLE Catherine and David Poole. 1402 E. Randolph SL, South Band, son, Jan. 17. EPSON Lari and Steve Epson, 1616 Chestnut St., Mishawaka, daughter, Jan. 18. HANDOJO Winy an and Joeaph Handojo, 2625 E. Edison Road, 8outh Bend, daughter, Jan. 19. BERRIEN GENERAL (Bentae Center) DURST Bridgotto and Dean Durst 11159 -Rad Arrow Highway. Bndgman, son, Jan. LAPORTE ALEXANDER Denise Alexander, 0944 E. 850 S., Hamlet, daughter, Jan. 21. AVILA Tina and Francisco Avila, 236 Cable St., LaPorte, aon, Jan. 2t. Helen Mae Leet June 24, 1900-Jan. 21. 1991 NILES Helen Mae Leet, 90, of 1440 Hickory SL, was found dead in her home Monday. Mrs. Leet was bora June 24, 1900, in Niles. On Aug. 29, 1918, in South Bend, she married O.F. Leet He died in 1970. Surviving is a son, Gerald & of Niles; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and Whatsoever Class of the church. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pifer-Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Berrien County Cancer Service, Foundation of the First Presbyterian Church and the Order of Eastern Star. Delores McMahon Oct. 28, 1906-Jan. 20. 1991 LAPORTE Services for Delores McMahon, 84, of 201 Allen St., who died at 8 a m. Sunday in her home, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Haverstock Funeral Home ChapeL Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and until the hour of services Thursday at the funeral home. Mrs. McMahon was boro Oct 28, 1906, in LaPorte. On Oct 10, 1947, in Michigan City, she married Aloysious "Bud McMahon. He died June 29, 1988. Surviving are two daughters, Leola Lahey of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Marian Jones of LaPorte; three nieces; and two nephews. She was a member of First Christian Church. Grade Patrick July 17, 1927-Jan. 21. 1991 KNOX - Grade Patrick, 63, of 327 Ruthie Drive, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday in Starke Memorial HospitaL Mrs. Patrick was bora July 17, 1927, in Lee City, Ky. On July 25, 1946, in Morgan County, Ky., she married Homer Patrick. He survives with four sons, Dale and Sterling, both of Knox, and Ron and Douglas, both of Plymouth; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and three brothers, Thomas and Ernest Perkins, both of Plymouth, and Lawrence Perkins of Jack-son, Ky. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gospel Lighthouse Church, Parkview Heights. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel and after 5 p.m. today at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Robert J. Ruff Dec. 28. 1923-Jan. 20. 1991 ELKHART Graveside services for Robert J. Ruff, 67, of Fountain-view Place, who died there at 10:55 p.m. Sunday, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Rice Cemetery, Veterans Section. There will be no visitatioa Hart-zler-Gutermuth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Ruff was boro Dec. 28, 1923, in Goshen. Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Losee and Cathleen Ruff, both of Elkhart; two sons, Robert and James, both of Elkhart; and four grandchildren. He was an Army veteran of World War II. BAILEY Tracy and Jamaa Bailay, Routa 4, Box 561 D, Knox, aon, Jan. 21. GONZALES Angela Gonzales, 810 Jack-aon St., LaPorte, aon, Jan. 21. MERRILL Tammi and Robert Merrill, 207 Jefferaon St., LaPorte, aon, Jan. 21. MEMORIAL (Michigan City) THORNTON Melinda and Greg Thornton, 207 Glen Cove Drive, Michigan City, daughter. Jan. 21. ELKHART GENERAL ALLEN Lima Jo A Han, 1617 Columbian Ave., Elkhart, aon, Jan. 21. Stella V. LesnlewsH March 27. 1904-Jan. 20. 1991 KNOX - Stella V. Lesniewsld, 88, of County Roads 750 East and 350 South, died at 7:50 p.m. Sunday in Starke Memorial HospitaL Mrs. Lesniewsld was boro March 27, 1904, in Pittsburgh, and moved here 12 years ago from Chicago. In 1928, in Chicago, she married Kasemer Just He preceded her in death. On July 6, 1957, in Chicago, she married Bruno Lesniewsld. He survives with a Orville Nickerson Oct. 1,1928-Jan. 21,1991 PLYMOUTH Orville Nickerson, 62, of 223 Plum SL, died at 9:35 p.m. Monday in Memorial HospitaL Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Frances L. Noles Feb. 2. 1920-Jan. 20. 1991 DOWAGIAC - Services for Frances L. Noles, 70, of 710 Mary SL, who died Sunday in her daughters home in TTiree Rivers after an illness, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McLauchlin-Clark Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, Niles. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral -daughter, Angie Radowski of Chica- Home. Memorial contributions may 21 PAWATING IAVAGNILIO Deborah Stona and Mark la-vagrvlio, 673 Kilboum, Elkhart daughter, Jan. 20. (NMee) DAVIS Nancy Coffee and Richard Davie, 3210 Lima Glendora. Buchanan, daughter, Jan. 14. EMERSON Theraaa and Mark Emerson, 53723 Cleveland Trail Drive, Elkhart daughter, Jan. 21. RANDOLPH Apm and Brian Rwidolph, 815 Caaaopolii St. Elkhart daughter, Jan. 21. KAWIRA Turtana and Daniel Kavnra, 1516 Fellows St., South Bond, aon, Jan. 17. MEREDITH Candyca Tompkine and Steven Meredith, Portage Avenue, South Band, aon, Jan. 19. MAYFLOWER Heather and Steven Mayflower, inah HHIa Dove, South Bond, aon, Jan. 19. RICHMONO Irena and Frank Richmond. SHAFER Juka Shalor, 19354 Dutch Settlement, Caaonpnln, aon, Jan. 21. TROYER Debra and Michael Troyer, 56649 Diamond Onve, Elkhart daughter, Jan. 21. BREMEN COMMUNITY CUMMINS Lori and BiH Cummme, Routa 3, Box 269, Nappanee, aon, Jan. 21. LAGRANGE HOLY CROSS PARKVIEW (Ptymouth) SALAZAR Teraaa and Rooondo Salazar, ROGERS Constance Rogers. Box 142, Topeka, son, Jan. 21. FULLER Carol Fuller, 41 SH Vine St, La-Grange, daughter, Jan. 22. go; two sons, Thomas Just of Sierra Vista, Ariz, and Harry Just of Chicago; 10 grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Sedlek of Long Beach, Calif. Two sons, Kasemer Just and Iran Just, preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a m Wednesday at SL Victors Church, Calumet City, HL Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Opyt Funeral Home. 13350 Baltimore be made to Cass County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1855 Ladies Auxilary. Mrs. Noles retired in 1985 after 38 years in the shipping department of James Heddon i Sons. She was bora Feb. 2, 1920, in Dowagiac and was a lifelong area residenL On June 12, 1944, in Dowagiac, as Frances L. Veach, she married John Les Noles. He died Jaa 20, 1963. Surviving are two daughters, Kay Cole of Three Rivers and Susan Garwood of Gary V. Schmidtendorff Aug. 14. 1953-Jan. 20. 1991 MARCELLUS - Gary V. Schmidtendorff, 37, of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Marcellus, died at 8:05 p.m. Sunday in Orlando Regional Medical Center after an illness. Mr. Schmidtendorff was a painter. He was bom Aug. 14, 1953, in Dowagiac, and lived in Dowagiac for most of his life. Surviving are his mother, Shirley Powell of Dowagiac; his father, Vernon Schmidtendorff of Marcellus; and two sisters, Kathy Durbin of Mar-cellus and Teresa Ptacek of Portage, Mich. A private memorial service will be held later in Marcellus Cemetery. Cremation has taken place. Romig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 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