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Geneva "Jan" (Walker) Miko

January 7, 1934 ~ June 14, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Geneva “Jan” Miko, 87, passed away at 12:24pm Monday, June 14, 2021 in her residence.

 

Geneva was born on January 7, 1934 in Lawton, OK to Andie and Linnie (Blakemore) Walker.  She worked for Aramark and was an avid reader, loved crossword puzzles, crocheting and canning. 

 

On June 2, 1956, in Shreveport Louisiana she married Joseph S. Miko Jr. and moved back to South Bend, Indiana where they stayed the remainder of her life.   Joseph preceded her in death along with three brothers Burke Walker, Donald Walker and Tommy Robertson.

 

Jan leaves behind her children: Don, (Cindy), Lori, (Pat) Ewing, Rick, Sandy, (Dave) Campbell, Cindy, (Joshua) Polando. Grandchildren: Sara, (Jack) Smith, Amy Ewing, Dan (Michelle) Campbell, Emily (Arthur) Rosales, Ian, Emma, and Ben Polando. Her great-grandchildren include: Nate Ewing, Angelo Flores, Makenna and Keaton Smith and Cohen and Conor Campbell, as well as a sister Carolyn Cousins.

 

The family would like to extend special thanks to Precious Parker, Ron Wilson and Becky Shaffer.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in Our Lady of Hungary Church.  Burial will follow in Sumption Prairie Cemetery.  A viewing will be held on Monday from 4-8 in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue where a rosary will be recited at 6:00pm.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer / Dementia Services, Meow Mission, or Wounded Warriors.  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.zahoran.com or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 21, 2021

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

Rosary
Monday
June 21, 2021

6:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
June 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Our Lady Of Hungary
829 W Calvert Street
South Bend, IN 46613

Burial
Tuesday
June 22, 2021

12:30 PM
Sumpton Prairie Cemetery
20301 Kern RD
South Bend, IN 46614

Donations

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

Meow Mission
PO Box 192, Mishawaka IN 46546
Web: http://www.themeowmission.org

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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