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Gertrude "Trudy" Shriver Delinski

March 19, 1923 ~ May 18, 2015 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Gertrude "Trudy" Shriver Delinski, 92 of Osceola, IN passed away at 12:45 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2015 at her daughter's home.  She was born on March 19, 1923 in South Bend, IN to the late Stanley and Irene (Sobczak) Kajzer. 

Trudy is survived by two children, David (Kathy) Poznanski of South Bend, IN and Debbie (Bill) Talcott of Osceola, IN; two grandchildren, Kim Poznanski and Troy Poznanski; two great grandchildren, Alyssa Poznanski and Cameron Poznanski; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Ethel Gotonka of South Bend, IN and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ken Poznanski and three brothers, Leo Gotonka, Harry and Irvin Kajzer.

Trudy was a lifelong resident.  She retired from the Portage Township Trustee's office where she worked as an administrator. She spent fifty years in civil service working with the South Bend Police Department and License Bureau.

Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015 with Mass at 2:00 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 19704 Johnson Road, South Bend, IN.  Graveside services and burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend.  Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Contributions in memory of Gertrude Shriver Delinski may be offered to the charity of the donor's choice.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at




 Service Information

May 22, 2015

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church
19704 Johnson Road
South Bend, IN 46614

Mass of Christian Burial - Times to be Determined

St. Jude Catholic Church
19704 Johnson Road
South Bend, IN 46614

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