Dennis G. Paturalski, 57Published 4:44pm Thursday, November 15, 2012
Born: Sept. 4, 1955
Died: Nov. 14, 2012
Dennis G. Paturalski, 57, of Niles, Mich., died at 4:32 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Hospice House in South Bend, Ind., following a brief illness.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1955 in South Bend, Ind., to George D. and Mary L. (Sossoman) Paturalski. He was graduated from Niles High School, and lived here most of his life. He was self-employed as a carpenter, and was employed at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA.
Dennis enjoyed carpentry, completing personal projects at home, and tended a large, productive vegetable garden. He enjoyed all outdoors activities.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Paturalski who died on Nov. 27, 2011.
Surviving family includes his children, Leah Paturalski of Niles, and Blake (& Becky) Paturalski of South Bend; grandchildren, Sophia, Hunter, and Levi; Dennis’ mother, Mary Paturalski of Niles, and brother, Duane (& Barbara) Paturalski of Niles, and two nieces, Chelsea and Austa.
The funeral service for Dennis Paturalski will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles with Pastor Dale Speckman of Zion United Church of Christ in Wakarusa, Ind. The family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Dennis Paturalski may be made to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care.