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Eugene "Gene" R. Jagla

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“I am so very sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace, Uncle Gene. I'll be praying for you. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah Harding - Indianapolis, IN

“As a worker for ND catering I knew Gene very well at many sporting events. My condolences to the family and may his soul and all the souls of the...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Nicholas Ferraro - South Bend, IN

“Cheryl and Jeff,Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. It is so difficult to lose a parent. Cherish the memories, they will bring you...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Laura Carney - JANESVILLE, WI

“Lisa & Mark. Our sympathies on the passing of your dad. It was nice to meet him this summer. Peace ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Tim & Kyle Goeglein - 45069, OH

“Ben and Marlene, Our sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your brother.Cathy and Phil D'Hoore, Mission, TX ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart reaches out to you in the loss of Gene. It is not easy to lose a soul mate after so many years of marriage. Take one day at a time and God...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Cabana - South Bend, IN

“Barb, I am so sorry to hear about Eugene. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He was a great man. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Gordon - Mishawaka, IN

“My condolences to the family. I ushered with Gene at ND and he was such a good friend. A genuinely nice guy. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend


Eugene "Gene" R. Jagla, 86, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 2, 1930 in South Bend to the late Joseph and Stella (Cyman) Jagla. Along with his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Minsky and Irene Stahl; and two brothers, Edward and Joseph Jagla. On October 15, 1960, Eugene married Barbara J. Kominkiewicz, who survives. He is also survived by two daughters, Cheryl (Jeff) Brown of Zionsville, IN and Lisa (Mark) Middleton of Liberty Township, OH; four grandchildren, Nicholas and Madeline Brown and Claire and Rose Middleton; one sister, Patricia (Raymond) Demski of South Bend, IN; and one brother, Ben (Marlene) Jagla of South Bend, IN. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr., South Bend, IN, where a rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Christ the King Catholic Church. Burial will take place at a later date in St. Joseph Cemetery. Eugene retired in 1992 from the United States Postal Service. He was a graduate of South Bend Central High School and an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, PNA #83, Michiana Turners, the St. Joe Young Men's Society and the American Legion Post #357. Eugene was also an usher at the University of Notre Dame for 55 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Eugene's honor to Fellowship of Catholic University Students (in which his grandson Nicholas is a missionary), the Center for Hospice Care or Christ the King Catholic Church. Online condolences may be left at www.kaniewski.com.