In Memory

Leonard Bud Szymanski - Class Of 1970

Leonard Bud Szymanski

South Bend – Leonard “Bud” Marion Szymanski, 65, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Healthwin Nursing Facility.

Bud was born August 27, 1952 in South Bend to Marion and Lily (Bencsics) Kasznia. Marion passed away before Leonard’s birth and was then adopted by Louis “Dick” Szymanski when he married Lily. He is preceded in death by both his fathers.

Surviving Bud are his mother, Lily Szymanski; a sister, Laura (Joseph) Jakubowicz; brothers, Larry (Sharon) Szymanski, and Lou (Tina) Szymanski; and many dear nephews.

Bud was a 1970 graduate of LaSalle High School and was on the varsity football team. He then was a graduate of Indiana University where he was a member of the Judo Club. Bud honorably served his country in the United States Army. He worked many years in law enforcement for various agencies. Bud enjoyed skydiving while in the military then sailing in his later years. He was very close to his siblings and nephews and deeply cherished his mother. 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Bud will be celebrated at 11:00am Monday, April 30, 2018 in Holy Family Catholic Church with one hour visitation prior to the Mass.

The family of Bud would like to give their sincere thanks to the staff at Memorial Hospital, Healthwin Nursing Facility, and Father Orfsornkucwu.

ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. is assisting the family


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