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June 17, 1922 - Nov. 19, 2013 SOUTH BEND - Irma Putnam Headlee, 91, of South Bend, IN, passed away on November 19, 2013, at Hospice House of South Bend. Irma was born on June 17, 1922, in South Bend, IN, to the late Ray and Bertha (Kelley) Livengood, and was a lifetime resident of the Michiana area. In September of 1942 she married Albert Putnam, who preceded her in death in 1989. Irma was also preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph, Clell, Robert and Jack Livengood; and two sisters, Gloria VanSkyHawk and Ruth Hertel. On October 5, 1996, in South Bend, she married Richard Headlee, who survives. Mrs. Headlee is also survived by a son, Michael (Karen) Putnam of South Bend; two daughters, Janet Langston of Mesa, AR, and Patricia (Randy) Gerndt of Granger; two stepdaughters, Moira (Kirk) Dillion of Lakeville and Erin (Will) Schafer of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Mary Aliff of Indianapolis and Martha (Jack) Albright of South Bend; four grandchildren, Larry Hochstetler, Aaron Hochstetler, Tate (Buffy) Gerndt, all of South Bend, and Travis Gerndt of Los Angeles, CA; and three great-grandchildren, Virginia, Rebekah and Ellyn Gerndt. Irma retired from the South Bend Community School Corporation after 30 years of service. Friends and family may visit today, November 22nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons "Southwest Chapel" Funeral Home, located at 23421 State Road 23 / West Ireland Road, South Bend. Funeral services will take place Saturday, November 23rd, at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment services will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. The HANLEY & Sons "Southwest Chapel" Funeral Home handled arrangements and services and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Irma's family.
Published in South Bend Tribune from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2013