The following obituaries were received for Tuesday –
Larry D. Hughes – Bedford
Larry D. Hughes, 36, of Bedford, passed away at 5 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2012 in Mitchell.
Born July 8, 1976 in Bedford, he was the son of Larry E and Bonnie (Watson) Hughes.
He worked at Shelby Trucking in Mitchell as a mechanic.
Survivors include his companion, Jessica French of Mitchell; mother, Bonnie Hughes of
Bedford; one daughter, Heather Canada of Mitchell; two sons, Michael and Austin
French of Mitchell; one brother, Justin Hughes and wife Lisa, of Heltonville; one sister, Amanda Jones and husband Tony, of Bedford; eight nephews, Trey and Donavon Hughes of Bedford, Dakota, Dillon, and Dusty Pemberton of Bedford, Tory and Aaron Walls of Bedford, Dalton Strunk of Bedford; three nieces, Kersti Pemberton, Chasity and Abby Hill of Bedford; sister-in-law, Lori Pierce; mother-in-law, Cindy Bowers; aunt, Lynn Mosier; uncle, Joe Kern; grandmother, Mary Kern; several great nephews and a great niece.
He was preceded in death by his father, Larry E. Hughes, uncle, Kelly Kern and aunt, Debbie Miller.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will be at Patton Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
Steven L. Coulter – South Bend
Steven L. Coulter, 48, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in South Bend surrounded by his family.
Born July 1, 1964, in Orange County, he was the son of Royston “Tad” and Dorothy (King) Coulter. He married Stephanie Artemik September 10, 2011.
Steve had been employed at Hancock Construction Company and was presently superintendent of Highland Cemetery in South Bend. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 250, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, and a 1982 graduate of Mitchell High School.
Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Coulter, of South Bend; son, Cameron Coulter, of South Bend; stepson, Robert Speiss, of South Bend; mother, Dorothy Kirk, of Mitchell; siblings, Shanna Freeman, of Mitchell; Butch Coulter and wife Joanne, of Pensacola, Florida; Rusti McBride and husband Scott, of Mitchell; brother in law, Ed Artemik, of South Bend; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and stepfather, Larry Kirk.
Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Tim Voorhies officiating. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 8, at Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Robert Speiss, Eric Freeman, Mike Ayres, Jay Ramey, Gary Kirk, and Kasey Kelley.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Adam W. Przychocki – Bedford
Adam W. Przychocki, 88, residing in Bedford with Joe, Helen and Julie Chase and formerly of Ridgewood, NJ, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born September 29, 1924 in New York, NY, he was the son of Ignatz and Antonia (Hahn) Przychocki. He married Eileen Maher on November 10, 1951 and she died December 19, 1996. He was employed with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for thirty-five years, retiring in 1985. He was a veteran of WW II serving with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Episcopal Church, Masonic Scotia Lodge # 634 F & AM and Gillen Post #33 American Legion in Bedford.
Survivors include six nephews, Robert Chase and wife Janice of New Bern, NC, Mark Chae and wife Janet, Joseph Chase and wife Helen, all of Bedford, Brian Chase and wife Gina, of Massena, NY, Michael Przychocki of Roosevelt, NJ and John Przychocki of New York, NY; one niece, Connie Chase Beaupre’ of Parrish, FL; several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers, Walter, Vincent and Brian; three sisters, Mary, Theresa and Helen.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 pm on Friday, November 8th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with John Lee officiating. Military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion following the funeral service. Burial will take place in Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah, NJ. Visitation will be from 4 pm until the hour of service on Friday, November 8th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friend consider memorial contributions be made to the Masonic Lodge Brotherhood Fund.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Adam at www.daycarter.com.