South Bend, Indiana
Richard (Rich) Robert Paczkowski
1926 — 2022
Rich was born to Julian and Helen (Banicki) Paczkowski on January 26, 1926. He had six siblings: Harry Paczkowski, Florence Chmiel, Ernie Paczkowski, Leo Paczkowski, Stanley & Erwin Paczkowski, all who predeceased him. He married Luella (Bajdek) Paczkowski on October 11, 1947, and the couple was blessed with three children: Darlene (Paul) Hammons, Rick (Jo Eggink), and Kevin (Donna Witucki). He was also graced with five grandchildren: Shane, Tracy, Kim, Lauren & Benjamin and nine great-grandchildren: Tyler, Kylie, Sam, Wyatt, Madelyn, Emily, Alyssa, Chloe & Lucas. Rich's mother, Helen, passed away in 1933 when Rich was only seven years old, and at age 25, Rich lost...