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“I was one of those that he used to help. When I was young and money was tight (gosh it still is), Tony was there to help me keep my hunk of junk on...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Wilcox - Granger, IN

“Don and I are sending our sympathy and prayers for you on the passing of Tony our cousin. May our Lord give you the strength and peace to continue...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Claire Monica Noyer{Jeziorski}

“I first met Tony when I stated working at Bendix back in 1976. I was a Machinist in the same Department. Tony was the Set-up Man for a group of...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Bruce Strnad - South Bend, IN

“So sorry, sympathies to all of you. I am the organist at st Adalbert parish.Tony was a great, gentle man who was never too busy to help his neighbor....Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Elaine Wituski - South Bend, IN

“Remembering our dear Tony, he knew my father, Mr. Clem Urbanski, and they would talk Polish when they saw each other! I had the opportunity to see...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Renae Brewer (Urbanski) - IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great guy and even though i did not know him well he always made me feel like I had known him forever. Prayers...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Sandy Arnold - Mishawaka, IN


Anthony "Tony" Klosowski 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Healthwin Specialized Care with his grandson and two sisters at his side. He was born April 29, 1924 in South Bend, Indiana. He was the son of Louis and Stella Klosowski, who preceded him in death. Anthony graduated from the former South Bend Catholic High School with the class of 1942. He was employed at Bendix/Honeywell Corporation for 35 years. He also worked for the Brothers of Holy Cross at Notre Dame. Tony liked to keep busy and was considered a "Mr. Fix It". He washed and repaired bicycles, grass cutters and cars for many family, friends and neighbors. On October 23, 1943, he married the former Mary Wechnerowski, and together they celebrated 44 years of marriage before her death on January 21, 1987. They had one son, Richard A. Klosowski "The Bear," who also preceded him in death on August 26, 2014. On August 12, 1989, he married the former Cecilia Strominski, who preceded him in death on May 4, 2016. Surviving family members who cherish his loving memories are his grandson, Anthony R. Klosowski of South Bend; one great-grandson, Ian Klosowski of South Bend; two sisters, Theresa R. Winnicki of Lakeville and Loretta Wieczorek of South Bend; two granddaughters; one daughter-in- law; and many nieces and nephews. One sister, Dolores (Daniel) Pejza and a baby brother, Adam Klosowski preceded him in death. A visitation will be held from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 16, 2016 in Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr., South Bend, where a parish rosary will be prayed at 4:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrate at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Rev. Glenn Kohrman, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Anthony's honor. To leave online condolences please visit www.kaniewski.com.