Lori, Randy and Jason,
Your Dad was one of the first people I met upon coming to South Bend as a Tribune reporter years ago. Roland and Joyce were wonderful friends of my late husband, Carlyle (Bunny) Kavadas, and me for many many years. I have fond memories of the Golden Days of the WSBT newsroom and the Glory Years of the South Bend Press Club Hoaxes.
Jason, your obituary was perfect – that WAS Roland. I could hear him (and of course Joyce) laughing when I read it.
My husband, Bill Shephard, and I were moved by the warm remembrances of your Dad at the funeral. “Let There Be Peace on Earth” was a fitting tribute to him. Earth will never be the same without Roland and Joyce.