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Baker, Elizabeth  
Elizabeth Baker June 8, 1924 - April 25, 2015 SOUTH BEND - Elizabeth entered into eternal peace on Saturday, April 25, 2015 surrounded by her family at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Betty was born on June 8, 1924 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Mackey. She married the late Robert L. Baker on November 29, 1947. She resided on Essex Drive in South Bend for over 50 years, then moved to Sedgwick House in 2009 where she made several loving and supportive friends. Betty was an amazing cook. She loved hosting holidays, dinner parties and cookouts for her family. She also loved traveling with Robert as well as with the family on numerous vacations all over the United States. Betty was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 43 years, Robert L Baker in 1990; her three brothers: Robert Mackey, Jim Mackey and Richard (Mike) Mackey; and her two sisters: Margaret Mackey and Jean Eckenhoff. Betty is survived by her daughters: Nancy (Robert) Swanson of Longview, Washington, and Rebecca (Cindy) Lanning of South Bend; her son, Robert (Mary Jo) Baker of Mishawaka; her ten grandchildren; her eleven great-grandchildren; and her sister, Helene Bernhagen of Houston, Texas. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 30, from 11 to 1 p.m., with the Funeral at 1:00 P.M., at Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka. Father Ruppert will be officiating. Burial is at St. Joe Valley Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Center for Hospice, 501 Comfort Pl., Mishawaka, IN 46545. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit our website at www.hahnfuneralhomes.com .
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 27, 2015
Ball, Jim  
Jim Ball July 11, 1941 - April 21, 2015 SOUTH BEND - Mr. Jim Ball, age 73, who resided on West Washington Street, South Bend, IN, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Memorial Hospital Hospital, South Bend, IN. Jim was born July 11, 1941 in Sharon, TN, to Luther Ball and Timpie Ann Ward both of whom preceded him in death along with four brothers, Gus, Raymond, Diamond and Ollie Ball; and four sisters, Lillie, Tiffey, Lucy and Aunt Bee Ball. Jim owned and operated My Brother's Place, a local bar, until his health failed him. Survivors left to cherish his memory include his son, Jimmy O. Ball, two grandchildren, Anthony and Jimmy O. Ball, III, four great-grandchildren, Anthony Ball, II, Parashay, Antwane and Aurora Ball, one sister, Bonnie Ball along with a host of other relatives and friends. Private services were held in Celebration of the Life of Jim Ball. Arrangements have been entrusted with Alford's Mortuary. www.Alfordsmortuaryinc.com
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 27, 2015
Behnke, Janice  
Janice Behnke July 20, 1928 - April 24, 2015 DOWAGIAC - Janice Behnke, 86, of Dowagiac died Friday afternoon, April 24, 2015. Family and friends will gather for visitation on Wednesday, April 29 from 3-6 p.m. at Clark Chapel & Cremation Services at 405 Center Street in Dowagiac. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 6:00 P.M. with Charles Burling officiating. Following the service, friends and family will gather at the Dowagiac Lions Club for food and fellowship. A private family burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Dowagiac at a later date. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Dowagiac Lions Club. Those wishing to leave a memory or condolence of Janice online may do so at www.clarkch.com . Full obituary on website www.clarkch.com .
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 27, 2015
Brown, Mandy  
Mandy Brown Jan. 9, 1936 - April 24, 2015 MISHAWAKA - Mandy E. Brown, age 79, of Mishawaka passed away Friday at University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. Mandy was born on January 9, 1936 in Gas City, IN to the late Albert and Mary Faunce and has lived in this area since the spring of 1982, coming from California and Ohio. Mandy is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Jeff) Clark of Osceola, a son, Donald Milbourn of Mishawaka, ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Gerald Brown, daughter, Tina Dluzak, son, Terry Milbourn, three brothers and two sisters. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 30 at the Hillcrest Baptist Church, 59220 Bremen Hwy., Mishawaka, IN 46544. Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Palmer Funeral Home River Park, 2528 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend, and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will follow services at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka. Mandy loved people, her family, friends and church. Her life was a testimony to the love of Jesus Christ which she often shared with others. She had a gift of making everyone feel welcome. She loved flowers, plants and gardening, and had quite the green thumb. Contributions in memory of Mandy E. Brown may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com .
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 27, 2015

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Bentley, Anita K.  
Anita K. Bentley March 25, 1946 - April 22, 2015 BRISTOL - Anita K. Bentley, 69, of Bristol, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital. Anita was born on March 25, 1946, in Xenia, Ohio, to the late Charles and Dorothea (Bobbit) Kelble. Surviving are her children, John (Jennifer) Bentley Jr. of Mishawaka, Leslie (Jefferie) Hardy of Elkhart and Rebecca (Bruce) Bailey of Bristol; four grandchildren, whom she adored, Noah, Sydney and Ian Hardy and Calvin Bailey; brothers, Gerald Kelble of Jamestown, Ohio and William "Bill" (Nancy) Kelble of Dayton, Ohio; and her sister, Elaine (Don) Steiner of Centerville, Ohio. Several nieces and nephews survive as well who will cherish her memory. Anita was an amazing mother and grandmother. She graduated from John Carroll High School in Dayton, and worked for a time at Williamsburg on The Lake Apartments of Elkhart and Ridgewood Apartments. Anita was a devout Catholic and dedicated her life to the church. She worked for and was a former member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Elkhart and a current member of St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church in Bristol where she was active in many ministries. She loved her home in Bristol, with its closeness to nature. Anita was an avid animal lover, especially her cats and dogs, and enjoyed the beauty of bird watching. She was a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist. She loved her family, grandkids, and her many friends. She will be missed by many. The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, where a parish Rosary will be prayed beginning at 7:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with visitation for 1 hour prior at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 403 West Vistula St., Bristol, IN 46507. Reverend Robert VanKempen will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery, Bristol. The family kindly request memorials in Anita's name be given to Humane Society of Elkhart, 54687 CR 19, Bristol, IN 46507. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.billingsfuneralhome.com .
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 26, 2015
Black-Blanchard, Marie  
Marie Black-Blanchard Nov. 23, 1942 - April 21, 2015 SOUTH BEND - Marie Black-Blanchard, 72, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Marie was born on November 23, 1942, in Scott, Mississippi, to the late Jack and Ruth Black. The family later moved to Greenville, Mississippi. She accepted Christ at an early age under the leadership of Reverend Irving at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church where she was a faithful servant. Marie attended Greenville Public Schools. Upon graduation she attended Mississippi Greenville Valley State in Itta Bena, Mississippi, and completed her post-graduate work at Indiana University, South Bend Campus. Marie began her teaching career in Glen Allen, Mississippi. In 1970 she relocated to South Bend where she worked as an elementary school teacher until she retired in 2003. During her career Marie received numerous accolades as an educator including being honored as Teacher of the Year at Marquette School. Passionate about her work, Marie was always searching for ways to challenge, motivate and encourage her students. She was highly respected by her peers. Marie leaves to mourn two grandsons, Zachary Paul Bivins Jr. of South Bend, Indiana, and Zion Paul Bivins of Commerce, Georgia; two sisters, Dorothy Black of South Bend, Indiana, and Geraldine (George) Gipson of Bellwood, Illinois; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. She also leaves to mourn her very "special" family including Michael Blanchard (Tamera) and Corwin Bivins, both of South Bend, Indiana, Termaine, Kynard, Jeffrica, Cameron, Derrick, and Collin. Marie was blessed to have two very devoted friends, Karen Davis of Atlanta, Georgia and Brenda Rayburn of Granger, Indiana. Preceding her in death were parents, Jack and Ruth Black, son, Zachary Paul Bivens, Sr., and sister, Bernice Robinson. Arrangements were entrusted to Alford's Mortuary, Inc. Funeral services will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., with a one hour visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. at Pentecostal Cathedral, 1025 Western Avenue, South Bend, Indiana, burial immediately following at Highland Cemetery.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 26, 2015
Briggs, Ladora G.  
Ladora G. Briggs (Woodcox Ames Peppers Graham) Aug. 27, 1936 - Dec. 26, 2014 NILES - Ladora G. Briggs, 78, of Niles, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 at her home. Ladora was born on August 27, 1936 to the late Hubert and Theadora Woodcox in Argos, IN. She married Arlington Briggs on November 14, 1992 at a ceremony in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her husband, Arlington Briggs; children, LaVonna (Greg, Sr.) Hodgson, Mary (Charles, Sr.) Monahon, Robert Peppers and Cynthia (Timothy) Burns; step-children, April Curwithen, Jerald Briggs and Beverly Briggs; grandchildren, Gregory Hodgson, Jr., Amanda Cunningham, Vanessa Norris, Charles Monahon, Jr., Julie Peppers, John Monahon, Kristina Monahon, Savannah Peppers, Candyce Peppers, Joshua (Theresa) Graham, Donald (Melissa) Graham, Ernestine Ames and Jason Ames, numerous great-grandchildren and a host of friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Ernest and Hubert William Ames. Cremation has taken place. A memorial celebration is Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at 3830 Buffalo Rd., Niles, MI 49120. Dinner to follow after service.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 26, 2015

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Baird, Dolores Mae  
Dolores Mae Baird July 12, 1915 - April 20, 2015 NILES - Dolores Mae Baird, "Dee Dee," age 99 years, of Lakeshore Drive, Niles, went very peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday at 10:30 am, April 20, 2015, at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana, following a brief illness. She was born on July 12, 1915, in Michigan City, Indiana, to Gustave and Carrie Ethel (Shaw) Fritz. Dolores was employed as a manager at Woolworth's in Michigan City, where she met her future husband, Homer J. Baird "Jerry." On August 14, 1948, in South Bend, Indiana, she married Homer J. Baird, "Jerry," who preceded her in death on March 8, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Viola Potter, Alice Forrester, and Anita Durnal, and her brothers, Jeff and Leonard Fritz. Surviving family includes her daughter, Janet S. Craig, and her son, Thomas W. Baird, both of Niles; grandson, Jeff Craig of South Bend, and great-granddaughters, Jillian and Malayna Craig. She was a very special, beautiful lady. She had a big heart and was a very warm, loving, kind, gentle soul. She was loved by everyone who knew her. She loved her family and friends with all her heart. She especially enjoyed spending time with her two great-granddaughters, Jillian and Malayna. Her eyes would light up so brightly when she would see them. They loved their great-grandma "Dee Dee" dearly. She lived a long life, setting a family record. Many more wonderful things could be said about her. Dolores enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, and she enjoyed playing Gin Rummy with her family, usually winning. She liked to read books, and also enjoyed listening to her favorite music, and she could sing, beautifully. She had a wonderful sense of humor. On sunny days in the summer at the lake front home on Barron Lake, she enjoyed pontooning with her family. She usually had her pet poodle with her also. "Dee Dee" and "Jerry" would sit on their porch overlooking Barron Lake, watching the activities and enjoying the beautiful sunsets. A wonderful friendly married couple of 57 years. Dolores was a true blessing and everyone was blessed to have known her. She was/is a Christian/John 3:16. Now a resident in Heaven. A Celebration of Life for Dolores Baird will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Hope Community Church in Niles, Michigan, with the Rev. John A. Baird of Saint Joseph, Michigan, officiating. Contributions in memory of Dolores may be made to Hope Community Church. Please send online condolences to www.halbritterfunerals.com . Arrangements were made at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles.
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Published in South Bend Tribune from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2015
Bennitt, Robin D. (In Memoriam)  
IN MEMORIAM Robin D. "Bookie" Ottbridge Bennitt Oct. 6, 1964 - Apr. 25, 2007 Thinking of you today and always, with love and a smile. Missing you. Your mom, family & friends
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 25, 2015
Blair, Margaret Isabel  
Margaret Isabel Blair Apr. 19, 1927 - Mar. 31, 2015 SOUTH BEND - Margaret Isabel "Maggie" Blair, 87, of South Bend, Indiana passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2015 in Magnolia, Texas while visiting family. Maggie was born on April 19, 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Cecil and Lavon (Duckworth) Smith. Maggie is survived by a daughter, Connie L. Blair of South Bend; three sons, John M. (Sandy) Blair of Elkhart, Indiana, Charles P. (Tawnya) Blair of Magnolia, Texas, and David A. (Karen) Blair of Spring, Texas; seven grandchildren, Kelly M. Blair, Megan (Jason) Hutchins, Stephanie (Chad) O'Brien, Justin Blair, Oriana Blair, Carly Blair and Katie Blair; and eleven great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her brother, Cecil Smith, of Greencastle, Indiana. Maggie graduated from Home Hospital School of Nursing in Lafayette, Indiana as a Registered Nurse. She worked as a nurse in South Bend where she spent the majority of her life. Maggie loved spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed playing the piano and computer games, card games, and spending time outdoors. Making personalized greeting cards for family and friends was also a favorite pastime. Her positive outlook on life inspired many, and she will be greatly missed. A private memorial service celebrating her life took place on April 5, 2015. In keeping with her wishes, her body was cremated, and burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Copshaholm, The History Museum, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, Indiana 46601.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 25, 2015
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