Eugene G. Szczechowski

  • Born: July 4, 1932
  • Died: January 4, 2017
  • Location: South Bend, Indiana

Kaniewski Funeral Homes, Inc.

3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Tel. (574) 277-4444

Tribute & Message From The Family

Eugene G. Szczechowski, 84, of South Bend, passed away on Wednesday January 4, 2017 at Dujarie House, Notre Dame. He was born on July 4, 1932, in South Bend, to the late John and Irene (Witucki) Szczechowski. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John. Eugene married Mary Ann Urbanski on January 8, 1955, who survives. Along with his loving wife of 62 years, he is survived by three daughters, Lori (Charles) Brown, Denise (Gary) Jorgensen and Peggy (John) Layton; two sons, Randy (Debbie) and Darryl (Teri) Sechowski, all of South Bend; eight grandchildren, Sara (Erich), Amanda (Miles), Kirsten (Brad), Erika (Eric), Lauren, Brandon, Ashley (Rob) and Adam; and 15 great-grandchildren with Max Eugene on the way. Eugene owned Western Avenue Lumber and Gene's Woodland and was a talented carpenter and cabinet builder. In later years he worked for Metropolitan Title as a Courier. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Funeral services for Eugene will be held at noon on Saturday January 7, 2017 at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, where friends may visit for two hours prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project. To send online condolences, please visit