Charles Fenner

Charles Roger Fenner Sept. 22, 1944 - Aug. 3, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Charles Roger Fenner, 69, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 4 a.m., Sunday, August 3, 2014, in his home. Charles was born on September 22, 1944 in South Bend to Jack and Helen (Penry) Fenner. Chuck spent most of his career working in IT at Bendix/Allied-Signal, and retired from IBM. On June 30, 2001, in South Bend, he married Toni Butiste-Fenner, who survives. Also surviving are his three children, Dede (Larry) Perriguey of South Bend, Indiana, Todd (Lisa) Fenner of Granger, Indiana, and Sean (Krystall) Fenner of Wolcottville, Indiana; six grandchildren, Zackory Fenner, Chase Fenner, Paige Fenner, Jordyn Fenner, Ashley Fogarty, and Logan Perriguey; one sister, Jackie (Wayne) Thomas of Mishawaka, Indiana; and one niece, Susan Thomas. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Helen Fenner. Roger enjoyed NASCAR, camping, and fishing. He participated in dirt track racing and was an RC enthusiast. He enjoyed watching his children race BMX. Roger loved his cats, Ugene, Zoey, and Mittens and many others. Memorial contributions may be made to Pet Refuge. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 until 11 a.m. on Friday in the funeral home. To send online condolences, please visit

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Kaniewski Funeral Homes
3545 North Bendix Drive South Bend, IN 46628
(574) 277-4444

Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 6, 2014