Martha “Marty” Laczai
April 17, 1923-July 29, 2020
MISHAWAKA-Martha “Marty” Laczai, 97, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Southfield Village in South Bend.
Marty was born on April 17, 1923 in Mishawaka to Henry and Irma (Van Wyngarde) Bethuyne. She was preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law Jack and Judith Laczai; brother, Morris Bethuyne and sisters, Alice, Florine and Mary.
On August 3, 1943, while he was home on leave from the service, she married Blasé “Buck” Laczai. He preceded her in death on May 13, 2011.
She survived by her daughter, Sharon (Dale) Persyn of Mishawaka, five grandchildren, Chad Persyn, Jeff (Nicole) Persyn, Christine Laczai, Tricia (Patrick) Eagon and Susan Laczai and four great grandchildren; Bailey and Isabella Persyn and Alex and Garrett James and great-great granddaughter, Alora
Marty worked for Uniroyal for 20 years and retired in 1968. She was a member of BK Club Ladies Auxiliary.
Visitation for Marty will be on Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th St., Mishawaka. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m. in the funeral home. A private entombment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka.
Due to current public health and safety standards for COVID-19 social distancing will be enforced and masks required.
The family would like to give a Heartfelt Thank you to all the Staff at Southfield Village for all of the love and care shown to Marty and her family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Association or St. Bavo Catholic Church.
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