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Timothy A Wolfinger

November 21, 1951 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 68)


Timothy A. Wolfinger, 68, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away peacefully in his home on Monday July 6, 2020.  He was born on November 21, 1951 in Niles, Michigan to the late Burton and Esther (Christ) Wolfinger, and lived in South Bend for the past 32 years.

On February 29, 1988 in South Bend he united in marriage to Debra E. Merrill.  Tim was a 1970 graduate of Brandywine High School and later went on to receive his certificate as a machinist.  Tim worked for many years as a machinist for Hess Industries, Capital Tech and Modineer.    

Tim is survived by his wife Debra, and his daughter, Deidre Merrill, son, Darin Merrill both of South Bend, IN, and four grandchildren.  Also surviving are his brothers Terry (Donna) Wolfinger of Niles, MI, and Todd (Dianna) Wolfinger of Florida.

Per the families wishes there will be no services held at this time.  Palmer Funeral Home – Guisinger Chapel and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements.

Contributions in memory of Tim can be made to Pet Refuge, 4626 S. Burnett Dr, South Bend, IN 46614.  Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Pl, Mishawaka, IN 46545, or to the family in care of Palmer Funeral Homes – Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46614.

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Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614


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111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend IN 46637

Pet Refuge
4626 S. Burnett Drive, South Bend IN 46614

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