June 3, 1956 - Feb. 11, 2014
SOUTH BEND - Stephen M. Rodick, 57, passed away at 4:59 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2014, in Memorial Hospital. Steve was born on June 3, 1956, in South Bend, to Donald and Elizabeth (Reiter) Rodick. He was a graduate of LaSalle High School and Hillsdale College. Steve was the former career rushing leader at Hillsdale and 2nd team All-American. He also held many other athletic accomplishments at Hillsdale and LaSalle. Steve dedicated his life to young children and coached over 20 years in Douglas County, Georgia, and South Bend, with the values of Class, Dignity and Respect. Surviving are his parents, Donald "Dutch" Rodick and Betty Rodick, both of South Bend; daughter, Ashley (Jeff) Foster of Marietta, GA; two sons, Wesley Rodick of Pendleton, SC, and Taylor Rodick of Auburn, AL; a grandson, Cason; sister, Christine (Randy) Pullin of South Bend; three brothers, Greg (Julie) Rodick of Indianapolis, Doug (Kathy) Rodick and Joe Rodick, both of South Bend; numerous nieces and nephews; and girlfriend, Lori Lupresto of South Bend. Steve was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald "Dutch" Rodick II and Robert "Bird Dog" Rodick and a nephew Donald "Dutch" Rodick III. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Saturday, February 15, 2014, in Holy Cross Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 Friday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 South Kemble Avenue. To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.zahoran.com, or our facebook page, Zahoran Funeral Home.
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Avenue South Bend, IN 46613
Published in South Bend Tribune on Feb. 13, 2014