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Bernadine "Betty" J. (Wachowiak) Horvath

April 1, 1932 ~ December 7, 2020 (age 88)


Bernadine J. “Betty” Horvath, 88, passed away on December 7, 2020 peacefully in Hospice House.


Bernadine was born on April 1, 1932 in South Bend to the late Stanley and Jane (Kopczynski) Wachowiak.  She worked at Bendix Corporation and Tire Rack.  Betty enjoyed bowling, volleyball and especially golf, in which she had 3 holes in one.  Later in life she belonged to two bridge clubs.  She also enjoyed being with family and friends.  She will be sorely missed.


On October 28, 1950 in St. Adalbert’s Church, she married Robert K. Horvath who survives.  They celebrated 70 years of marriage this year.  Also surviving are three sons Kenneth Horvath of Kalamazoo, MI, Vince Horvath of South Bend and Andrew Horvath of Mishawaka, two grandchildren Jennifer (James) Baughman and Kelly Ruegsegger, 4 great-grandchildren, a sister Lorraine (Romie) Zanetti and a brother Raymond (Georgianne) Wachowiak.  Bernadine was preceded in death by a brother Ben Wachowiak and a daughter in law Laura Horvath.


As per her request, there will be no visitation or services.  Cremation has taken place.  Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Hospice.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.

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