Edward J. Lind Jan. 30, 1947 - Aug. 8, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Edward J. Lind, 67, of South Bend, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014, in his home. He was born on January 30, 1947 in South Bend to the late Albert and Esther (Wroble) Lind and was a lifelong area resident. Ed is survived by his brothers, Paul (Alyce) Lind of Mishawaka, IN and Al (Kathy) Lind of Anderson, IN; a sister-in-law, Julie (Gary) King of Niles, MI; six nephews, Jeremy, Jason, Eric, Adam, Justin and AJ, and one niece, Allison. He was preceded in death by a brother, Norm Lind. Ed retired in January 2010 from B.O.C. Gases, where he worked for 25 years as a truck driver. Ed was a 1966 graduate of Central High School. He was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran serving from 1966-1969. He was a member of the American Legion Pulaski Post #357 and a lifelong parishioner of Holy Cross Catholic Church, where he was a Eucharistic Minister and taught CCD classes for 20 years. He was an avid Notre Dame fan and loved his lawn mower and snowblower, he was always helping neighbors. He loved to volunteer, especially at Healthwin Specialized Care Facility, where he received the Kimble Volunteer of the year. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday August 12, 2014, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, where a parish Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 pm. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 am Wednesday August 13, 2014 in Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1050 Wilber St., South Bend. The family would like to thank Dr.'s Ansari and Tran and the staff at Michiana Hematology Oncology for their care. Also a thank you to the two South Bend Policeman that were at the house after he passed, the three paramedics that were on scene and Nurse, Donna, from Memorial Hospital. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Michiana Hematology and Oncology. To send online condolences, please visit www.kaniewski.com.
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Kaniewski Funeral Homes
3545 North Bendix Drive
South Bend, IN 46628
Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 11, 2014