Arthur Eugene Nowicki

Born: Mon., Jan. 7, 1929
Died: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

Memorial Service

10:00 AM Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

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 Arthur E. Nowicki

April 7, 1929 - Feb. 23, 2018

MISHAWAKA - Former South Bend resident Arthur Eugene Nowicki, 88, of Mishawaka, died Friday, February 23, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka following a brief illness. Art was born April 7, 1929 in South Bend to the late Selma (Rydzinski) and Thomas Nowicki, and was a lifetime area resident. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Patrice Nowicki and Cecile Dombroski; and his sister, Janet Telfer. On February 14, 1974 In South Bend, he married Marilyn J. Stroup who survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Ann Patnaude (David) of Buchanan, MI, Lisa Miller (Michael Weamer) of South Bend, and Catherine Benson (Chris) of Granger; ten grandchildren, Michael Dombroski, Jacob Dombroski (Jessica), Laura Kelley, Susan Gillespie, Bryan Patnaude, Amy Grayson (Ryan), Jessica Defauw (Keith), Austin Miller (Elizabeth), Sarah Benson (Chris Effertz), and Aaron Benson (Ericka); 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, Al Nowicki (Judy) of North Liberty; and a brother-in-law, Robert Telfer of Lansing, MI.

Art retired as Dock Manager from Goldblatt's after 30 years employment.

A Memorial Service in celebration of Art's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 27 in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd., with Rev. Glenn Kohrman of Holy Family Catholic Church officiating. Cremation will take place with burial to follow in St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lydick United Methodist Church, 26510 Quince Rd., South Bend, IN 46628. Family and friends may leave email condolences at

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

Lydick United Methodist Church

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Betty Morris
   Posted Mon February 26, 2018
Dear Ann - my deepest sympathies to you and your entire family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Betty

Bob Telfer
   Posted Mon February 26, 2018
So sorry to hear about Art.He was a good man . My codolences to all.

Chris, Pam and Kaetlyn Patnaude
   Posted Sat March 03, 2018
Dear Ann and Family,

Our deepest condolences for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

With much love,
Chris, Pam and Kaetlyn

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