Richard Dorn Jan. 5, 1936 - April 16, 2014 NILES - Richard Dorn, age 78 years, of Niles, Michigan, died at 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Rivercrest Specialty Hospital in Mishawaka, Indiana, following a brief illness. He was born on January 5, 1936, in South Bend, Indiana, to John and Catherine Dorn. He attended Niles schools, was graduated from Edwardsburg High School, and had lived in this area all of his life. He was retired in 1997 from the former Simplicity Pattern Company plant in Niles following forty-two years of service. Richard enjoyed skeet shooting, riding motorcycles, and playing pool. On April 4, 1996, in Sevierville, Tennessee, he married the former Linda (Fein) Nekvasil, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Howard Dorn and Brenda Disterheft, both of Niles; grandchildren, Randy (& Sara) Orpurt, Zachary Norton and Erica Norton; and great-grandchild, Drake Orpurt; Linda's children, David (& Angela) Nekvasil and Tracy Nekvasil, both of Niles; grandchildren, David A. Nekvasil, Dominic Davis, Brittney Rose and Travis Rose; and great-grandchildren, Johnathon Nekvasil and Caitlyn Rose. He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. The family of Richard Dorn will gather privately to honor his memory. In memory of Richard. Contributions may be made to the
as several relatives have been affected by that disease. Arrangements were made at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles. www.halbritterfunerals.com
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 18, 2014