Welcome to the memorial page for

Raymond E. Sebelski

September 3, 1922 ~ December 23, 2017 (age 95)

Raymond E. Sebelski, 95 passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 in his home.


Ray was born on September 3, 1922 to the late Leo and Valentina (Bojarski) Przybylski.and grew up in the South Bend area.  On October 18, 1947 he married Rose Andert who survives.  Together they celebrated 70 years of marriage this year.


Also surviving are his children Ron (Kathy) Sebelski of St. Cloud, FL and Maria (John) Toth of South Bend, 4 grandsons Bob, Robert, Shawn, and Ronnie, a great grandson Tyler, brother Leo (Joyce) Sebelski of Blue Springs, MO, brother-in-law William (Caroline) Andert of South Bend and sister-in-law Vera “Toots” Andert of South Bend.


He was preceded in death by his sisters Lucille VerBerkmoes, Adeline Galvas, and Dorothy Moorman.  Ray honorably served his country in the United States Army 52nd Engineers during WWII.  He was a Purple Heart recipient. He retired from Sibley Foundry, was a member of the DFV German Club and his passion for gardening was his great joy.   Ray was also a member of St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church. 


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00pm Friday, December 29, 2017 in St. Adalbert Catholic Church.  Burial with military services will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Family and friends may gather from 10:30am – 12:30pm in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Adalbert’s Church or the Veterans Administration.  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at, or our facebook page, Zahoran Funeral Home.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Adalbert Catholic Church
2505 W. Grace Street, South Bend IN 46619

Veterans Administration, Regional Office
575 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46204

 Service Information

December 29, 2017

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Mass of Christian Burial
December 29, 2017

1:00 PM
St Adalbert Church
2505 W Grace St
South Bend, IN 46619

December 29, 2017

2:15 PM
Cedar Grove Cemetery
423 Grace Hall
South Bend, IN 46556

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