Alice M "Judy" (Zilmer) Niblick

Born: Thu., Oct. 19, 1922
Died: Mon., Dec. 24, 2012


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 28, 2012
Location: N. William St. Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 29, 2012
Location: Evangel Heights Methodist Church

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Alice M. “Judy” Niblick

October 19, 1922 – December 24, 2012



Alice “Judy” Niblick, 90, of South Bend died at 6:46 a.m. Monday, December 24th in Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Niblick was born October 19, 1922 in South Bend to the late Lydia (Fisch) and Adolph Zillmer and was a lifetime area resident. On April 4 1942 in South Bend as Alice M. Zillmer she married the love of her life, James C. Niblick who survives. Also surviving are her daughter, Jone Marie Chastain and husband John Pyzik of Carmel, IN; grandchildren, Rhett Harris (Tina) of South Bend and Tara Morris (Bill) of fishers, IN; great grandchildren, Emery and Bailey Harris and Jake, Ryan and Will Morris; and brother Robert Zillmer (Iva) of Dowagiac, MI. She was preceded in death by sisters, Cleora Pavy and Etta Zillmer and brother, Harry Zillmer. Early in her life Judy modeled for the Frances Shop and other stores in the South Bend area. She was a long time member of Evangel Heights United Methodist Church and a former member of Order of Eastern Star in South Bend. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 29th in Evangel Heights United Methodist Church, 114 N. Ironwood Dr. with Dr. Patrick Sommers officiating. Committal services and entombment will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. on Friday, December 28th from 4 until 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Evangel Heights United Methodist Church, 114 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN, 46615. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

Charitable donations may be made in Alice's memory to the following organization:

Evangel Heights United Methodist Church
114 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN, 46615

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Mary Tice (Mrs.Damon Tice)
   Posted Wed December 26, 2012
Sorry to read we lost such a lovely lady. I have many fond memories of time spent in her company and I always thought she was so beautiful inside and out.

Pat Catanzarite
   Posted Thu December 27, 2012
Jim,Joan, Rhett, Tara and family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Judy. She was such a loverly lady. We were proud to have had her as a resident of the Arbors, thank you for that oppportunity.


Eric Campbell
   Posted Mon April 07, 2014
We celebrate her life and a very special family! Our prayers are with you !!
The Campbell family Charllie, Nancy, and Eric. May God Bless....