Miriam Eugenia (Campbell) Van Dusen

Born: Sat., May 17, 1930
Died: Sun., Jul. 22, 2018


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Jul. 26, 2018
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 26, 2018
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location


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Miriam E. Van Dusen
May 17, 1930 – July 22, 2018


Former South Bend resident Miriam Eugenia Van Dusen, 88, of Berrien Springs, MI died Sunday, July 22nd in Riveridge Manor, Niles, MI. Mrs. Van Dusen was born May 17, 1930 in New Carlisle, IN to the late Erma (Clark) and Donald Campbell and lived in the Michiana area all of her life. She is survived by her sons, William Van Dusen (Collette) of Chatham, IL and Gary Van Dusen (Lana) of Troy, AL; three grandchildren, Jennifer Eastwood, Dorothea Jacoby, and Michael Van Dusen; six great-grandchildren; and five sisters, Phyllis Tegman of Mt. Washington, KY, Grace Smith of South Bend, Mary Thompson of Garden City, MI, Priscilla Wolfe (Kenneth) of Englewood, FL, and Joanna Starner (Dennis) of Madison Lake, MN; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Van Dusen; and sisters, Marilyn Sue Czarnecki and Donna Priebe.
Miriam was dearly loved by her family and admired for her accomplishments and strong Christian faith, belonging to the Dowagiac Seventh Day Adventist Church, Dowagiac, MI. She was a very generous and caring person, always wanting to help others in need. She was an avid reader, accomplished pianist, and appreciated the beauty of nature.
Funeral services for Miriam will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 26th in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd. with Pastor Melody Wallace of Dowagiac Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made in Miriam’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice. Family and friends may leave email condolences at www.welsheimer.com.  

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