Steve Dzuba November 30, 2011
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Dzuba, 96 of Winona Lake, Indiana, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Mason Health and Rehabilitation
Center, Warsaw, Indiana.
On August 8, 1915, Steve was born in
Endicott, New York, to Michael and Teresa (Mikalasko) Dzuba.
He married Helen Van Doran on July 18, 1942 in Janesville,
Steve worked for Schrader Auto Parts
Store, Warsaw, as an auto parts salesman for 35 years, retiring
in 1985. He and his wife wintered in Mt. Dora, Florida,
and lived in the Warsaw area during the summer months. He
was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, Knights
of Columbus, and American Legion Post #49, Warsaw.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Force
during World War II as a glider pilot and instructor. He
was honorably discharged in 1946.
Steve is survived by his wife, Helen
Dzuba, Winona Lake; 2 daughters, Nancy (and spouse Robert) Gast,
Warsaw and Lori (and spouse Gregory) Slater, Warsaw; 2 sons,
John (and spouse Maria) Dzuba, Mirana, Arizona, and Tom (and
spouse Penny) Dzuba, Deltona, Florida; 7 granddaughters; 10 great
grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded
in death by his parents, a grandson, Robert L. Gast; 2 brothers,
Charles and George Dzuba and a sister, Anna McCabe.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held
at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw at 1:00 pm on Saturday,
December 3, 2011, with Father Phil DeVolder officiating. Burial
will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, with military honors by the
American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1126, Warsaw.
Visitation hours will be from 6:00 -
8:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2011, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral
Chapel, Warsaw. There will be a rosary at 8:00 p.m. Friday
at the funeral chapel.
The family has requested memorial contributions
be made to American Diabetes Association or to Sacred Heart School,
135 North Harrison Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580. (12-1-2011)
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