George A. Mayerhofer
George A. Mayerhofer Feb. 8, 1919 - Oct. 14, 2016 MISHAWAKA - George A. Mayerhofer, 97, passed away at 12:15 pm Friday, October 14, 2016, in his residence. George was born on February 8, 1919, in South Bend, to George and Wilhemina (Diettrich) Mayerhofer. He was a World War II Army-Air Force veteran who retired in 1981 from the United States Postal Service. George was a 75-year member of the National Association of Letter Carriers where he was a Past President. He also was a 70-year member of the DFV German Club serving as a Past President and Financial Secretary, as well as being a charter member of St. Anthony de Padua Church. On December 26, 1969, he married the former Ruth Wukowich. She died on July 26, 2012. George was also preceded in death by a son, Ivan Mayerhofer, a stepson, Roger Greene, and 2 sisters, Elizabeth Weisser and Mary Elizabeth Mayhofer. Surviving are 3 daughters, Rose Ellen (William) Cabanaw of Osceola, Cynthia Artusi and Veronica Schimmel, both of Mishawaka; a stepdaughter, Karen Reed of South Bend; 4 grandchildren, Richard Artusi, Brian Artusi, Mike Schimmel and Ashley Schimmel; 5 step-grandchildren, Leslye Cordoza, Heidi Pack, Daniel Greene, Brian Greene, and Taylor Greene; 6 great-grandchildren, Graydon, Grace, Melina, Gavin, Blaine, and Addison; 5 step-great-grandchildren, Blake, Brandon, Tristyn, Logan, and Laine; and 3 step-great-great-grandchildren, Christopher, Amara, and Katlye. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 pm Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in St. Anthony de Padua Church. Entombment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4-8 Monday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Hospice Care. To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.zahoran.com , or our facebook page, Zahoran Funeral Home.
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