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Martin Casimer Banicki - Class Of 1967 VIEW PROFILE

Martin Casimer Banicki


LaSalle 1967 Martin Vincent Banicki

Nov. 3, 1949 - Feb. 27, 2017


SOUTH BEND - Martin “Marty” Vincent Banicki, 67, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 6:26 a.m. Monday, February 27, 2017, following a lengthy illness.

Marty was born on November 3, 1949, to the late Bernard E. and Christine S. (Kwiecinski) Banicki in South Bend, IN, and was a lifelong resident. Along with his parents, one sister, Karen Banicki-Patton, also preceded him in death.

Marty graduated in 1967 with the first graduating class of LaSalle High School before joining the U.S. Marine Corps where he served his country from 1967-1973.

He was retired from the Indiana Toll Road, where he worked as a Supervisor for many years.

Marty is survived by his son, Vincent Martin (Maegan Schmidt) Banicki of Elkhart, IN; and three sisters, Maryalice (Kenneth) Miller of South Bend, IN, Therese (Skip) Ray of Lake Panasoffkee, FL, and Roberta Banicki of South Bend, IN.

Marty was a member of Christ the King Parish, M.R. Falcons Nest #4, St. Joseph Young Men's Society, The Army & Navy Union, U.S.A., Inc., American Legion Post #284, and the Clay Democratic Club, where he served as a Past President. He was an avid Notre Dame, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and Chicago Blackhawks fan. Marty also enjoyed fishing, playing darts, singing, playing guitar, and listening to the Beatles.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN, where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017, at Kaniewski Funeral Home, South Bend, IN. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, where Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #284.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association , Chicago, IL, Office, 55 East Monroe Street, Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603; or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914.

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Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 1, 2017

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