Millicent (Jeannie) J. Weidner, 79, of Darden Road, Granger, Indiana, passed away at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka on Sunday, April 19th, 2015. She was born in Argos, Indiana on March 23rd, 1936 to Kenneth and Helen (Haines) Strunk who preceded her in death. As Millicent Strunk, she married Howard Weidner in Niles, Michigan. He died April 1st, 2003. Millicent retired from the former Osteopathic Hospital, South Bend as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of Granger Community Church. Surviving are her three daughters: Tammy Fike of Mishawaka, Shelly Jackson and Kelly Weidner, both of South Bend. Her sisters: Betty Hughes of North Carolina and Geri Bonine of Bristol, Indiana along with a granddaughter, Casey Fike of Mishawaka. A memorial service will be held for Jeannie on Wednesday, April 22nd at Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 North main Street, Mishawaka at 1:30 pm. Friends will be received one hour prior to the services on Wednesday. Officiating will be Rev. Mark Waltz. Memorial contributions may be made to Granger Community Church.
Christine M. Corey, 63, of Mishawaka, IN passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Christine was born on October 26, 1951, in Mishawaka, IN, to Donald L. and Rilla Mae (Bowman) Corey. Christine is survived by her brother, Gordon Ray Corey and his wife Marlene, of South Bend, IN, 2 aunts, Norma (Jean) Hedman, of Mishawaka, IN, Geneva Woolley, of Mishawaka, IN, special cousins, Roy (Mary) Hedman, Londa (Mark) Miltenberger, Thelma Eshelman, 2 nieces, Gail Neff, Laura Newcomer, 1 nephew, Richard Newcomer, 4 great nephews, 1 great niece, 3 God children; Nichole Jost, Michael Newcomer, Adam Jost, and best friend, Christine Schelstraete. Christine is preceded in death by her parents, brother Mark Corey, grandparents, William and Rilla Bowman, and Hap and Anne Peterson.
Christine worked in the sales department of the Target store and she enjoyed taking cruises. Christine also loved to bake wedding cakes for family and friends. She was a member of Pleasant Valley United Church of Christ.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 2, 2015 at 11 am in Pleasant Valley United Church of Christ, 10955 Edison Rd., Osceola, IN, 46561 where friends may gather 1 hour prior. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bubb Funeral Chapel
Alma Jane Van Hulle, 91, of Granger, passed away on Monday, April 13th at the Hubbard Hill Estates. She was born in Culver, Indiana on April 1, 1924 to the late Ernest B. and Grace (Clemens) Miller. On October 18, 1947, in South Bend, she married John Van Hulle. He preceded her in death in 1978. Jane was a member of the Granger Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Young at Heart group at church. She enjoyed spending time up at Harwood Lake in Jones, Michigan, but she enjoyed the lake even more when she had her grandchildren staying there with her.
Jane is survived by her two sons; J. Michael (Karen) Van Hulle and James D. (DeDe) Van Hulle, both of Granger. She was the grandmother of five; Kelly, Chris, Kellen, Kyle, and Kara. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack O. Miller.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, April 17th from 5 until 8:00pm in the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St.. A service celebrating Jane’s life will be held on Saturday, April 18th at 11:00am in the funeral chapel, with Chaplain Dave Severance officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Riverview Cemetery in South Bend. Memorial contributions may be made in Jane’s name to any of the following; Granger Presbyterian Church,13388 State Rd. 23, Granger IN 46530, American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or Hubbard Hill Estates, 28070 County Rd. 24 West, Elkhart, IN 46517.
Laurel M. Banic, 100, of South Bend, passed away on Friday, April 10th in the Ironwood Health and Rehabilitation Center of South Bend. Laurel was born in St. Louis, MO in 1914 to the late Emil and Julia (Hertenstein) Vogel. She was a member of the Clay United Methodist Church and also a member of the choir there.
Laurel is survived by her children: Curt Chesney, Roger Chesney, Winston Chesney and Phyllis Chesney. She was the grandmother of 4 and a great grandmother of 3.
Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, April 15th from 6 until 8:00pm, in the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka. A service celebrating Laurel’s life will be held at 8:00pm in the funeral chapel, with Rev. Ervin Mize officiating. Cremation is to take place, with burial in the Patton Cemetery in LaPorte, IN.
Patricia P. Waidner, 68, of Osceola, passed away on Thursday, April 9th in her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Patricia was born in Taylorville, Illinois on August 12, 1946 to the late Norman and LaVaughn Eileen (Durbin) Bingham. On December 31, 1981 in Elkhart she married Tom Waidner. She retired from Crown Industries in 2007, where she was a member of the assembly department. Patricia enjoyed traveling, camping, cake decorating, and cooking. She also drove tractor trailers with her husband Tom for 10 -12 years.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Tom, along with her children; Diana Norris (Steve Sloop) of Elkhart, Lisa (Chris) Adams of Goshen, Cindy (David) Smith of Mishawaka, Eric Ford of Mishawaka, Sherri (Ronald) Rice of Elkhart, Tom L. Waidner of Elkhart and Ronald Ducey of Mishawaka. She was the grandmother of 20 along with numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ben Bingham in 2014 and Marsha Bingham in 1949.
Friends may visit with the family on Monday, April 13th from 11:00am until 1:00pm in the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka. A service celebrating Patricia’s life will be held at 1:00pm in the funeral chapel with Pastor’s Warren Kirkwood and Neil Davis officiating. Burial is to follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Patricia’s name to the Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637.