Leonard D. Isban
1927 — 2021
Leonard Daniel Isban, 93, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana. The son of Alex and Elizabeth (Robakowski) Isban, of South Bend, Indiana, Leonard graduated from Washington High School and enlisted afterwards in the United States Navy, serving in the Pacific aboard the USS Vammen. It was on that ship that he won several prizefights, a fact he only recently revealed, to his family's surprise. He went on to receive an honorable discharge from the US Navy and return to South Bend where he met JoAnn Zell, who charted the course of his future happiness. They were married in September of 1948, at Holy Cross parish, and were...