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Herbert C. Pellow

April 3, 1956 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 65)


Herbert C. Pellow

April 3, 1956 – May 1, 2021

South Bend - Herbert C. Pellow, 65, passed away at 9:45am on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Michigan.

Herb was born April 3, 1956 in South Bend to the late James and Geraldine (Kurzhal) Pellow.

On March 22, 1980 in his parents South Bend home, Herb married Kathleen M. (Horvath). She survives along with sons, Chris (Anna) Pellow of South Bend and Andy (Ashleigh) Pellow of Niles; stepdaughters, Tina DeSmet of South Bend, Teresa (Scott) McGuire of Elkhart, Tammy (Dave) Niezgodzki of South Bend and Karen (Brad) Sroda of DePere, Wisconsin; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sister, LouAnn Bates of South Bend; and brothers, James (Cathy) Pellow of Texas, LaMont (Jane) Pellow, Walt (Loretta) Pellow, and Gary (Anita) Nellans all of South Bend.

Herb worked as a machinist at Mohawk Flush Doors for 34 years. He enjoyed fishing with his best buddy, Luke Longbrake. Herbert also enjoyed camping, traveling and ocean cruises with the love of his life, Kathy.

Herb will forever be remembered for his love of food, family, and friends.  You would never go hungry, never feel unloved and never ever not laugh when you were around Herb.  He has a special place in all the hearts that he has touched.

A Remembrance Service will take place at 5pm on Saturday, May 8 in Palmer Funeral Home – River Park Chapel 2528 Mishawaka Ave in South Bend. Family and friends may gather beginning at 4pm in the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the family.

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Words of Remembrance Service
May 8, 2021

4:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - River Park
2528 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46615


American Cancer Society in Indiana
PO Box 681405, Indianapolis IN 46268
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

*USE* American Cancer Society - Indianapolis P.O. Box 681405 Indianapolis, IN 46268 (317) 344-7800

To the family

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