Welcome to the memorial page for

Joseph R. Nemes

March 7, 1926 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 91)

Joseph R. Nemes, 91, passed away at 9:05am Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Memorial Hospital.

Joseph was born on March 7, 1926 in South Bend to George and Mary (Sestak) Nemes.  He was employed by RACO was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church, enjoyed bowling and was a World War II Navy veteran.  On October 25, 1947 in South Bend he married the former Betty Schosker.  She died on November 29, 1993.  Joe was also preceded in death by 5 sisters Mary Weiss, Helen Redling, Gizella Nemeth, Rose Nemeth, and Elizabeth Kadlec and 3 brothers Andrew Nemes, Albert Nemes, and George Nemes.

Surviving are two daughters Constance Rutledge of Niles and Crystal (Todd) Kress of New Carlisle, a son Ronald (Connie) Nemes of Elkhart, six grandchildren Louis, Sheri, Scott, Benjamin, Andrea, and Kyle, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be celebrated at 1:00pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in The Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Burial will follow in Southlawn Cemetery.  Family and friends may call from 4-8 Tuesday in the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's & Dementia Services
P.O. Box 1835, South Bend IN 46634

 Service Information

May 9, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Funeral Service
May 10, 2017

1:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

May 10, 2017

1:45 PM
Southlawn Cemetery
61300 Us 31 South
South Bend, IN 46614

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