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William E. Roush

May 31, 1954 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 63)

William E. Roush, 63 years old, passed away at 2:28 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his home in Walkerton. Bill was born on May 31, 1954 in South Bend to the late Richard D. and Ruth L. (Hittle) Roush. He has remained a lifelong resident of the area.

Bill is survived by his sister, Nancy (Bob) Beghtel of Walkerton; brother, David (Judy) Roush of Bremen; and his good friend, Jane Norton of South Haven, MI. One brother, Richard K. Roush, preceded him in death. 

Bill was a graduate from Indiana University South Bend. He formerly worked at Preston Trucking Co. and most recently retired from farm work.

A gathering for friends and family will be held from 5:30–7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 333 N. Main Street, South Bend (use south rear entrance off Lafayette St.). Palmer Funeral Home—North Liberty is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of William E. Roush may be made to Riley Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, or online at

Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Riley Children's Hospital
705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202
Tel: 1-800-248-1199

 Service Information

Gathering of Family and Friends
October 11, 2017

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church, South Bend
333 N. Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601

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