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Hildegarde R. Wallisch Cox
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1915
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 31, 2012
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Hildegarde R. Cox (Sept. 14, 1915 - May 31, 2012).
MISHAWAKA - Hildegarde R. Cox, 96, of Mishawaka, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Michiana Health and Rehab Center. She was the third of four children born to Michael and Mary Wallisch, born on September 14, 1915, in South Bend.

On February 14, 1942, Hildegarde married Fred L. Cox, who passed away in 1994 shortly after their 52nd wedding anniversary. Hildegarde graduated from St. Mary's Parochial School and from there went on to business school. She worked as a secretary at the Studebaker Corp. for ten years. Hildegarde was a stay-at-home mother and worked from home typing dissertations for Notre Dame students while raising her daughters. She continued working in her home typing business until she retired in 1981. Hildegarde was an avid reader, enjoyed bingo, working crossword puzzles and playing cards, particularly pinochle and euchre. She was also a volunteer at the Budget Corner.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy L. Hammock (Don) of Granger and Kathy S. Lyons of Indianapolis; three granddaughters, Michelle Kowal (Robert) of Indianapolis, Heather Blank (Matthew) of Granger and Rachel Van Vynckt of Mishawaka; three great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren and one great-grandchild; and nephews, Tom Wartha of Vienna, VA, David Wallisch of Mishawaka, Charlene Larrison of South Bend, Roger Cox of Granger and Don Wallisch of Milwaukee. Hildegarde was also preceded in death by one sister, Marie Wartha in 1999; two brothers, George Wallisch in 1978 and Albert Wallisch in 2007; a grandson, Todd Michael Hammock in 1977; and a sister-in-law, Lillian Wallisch in 2001.

Family and friends may call today, June 3rd, from 3 until 6 p.m. at the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka, where there will be a wake service at 4:00 p.m., also today. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 4th, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 52553 Fir Road, Granger, where there will be one hour of visitation before the services. Msgr. William C. Schooler will officiate the services, with entombment to follow at Highland Cemetery in South Bend. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church or to the Hospice Foundation, 4220 Edison Lakes Pkwy., Suite 210, Mishawaka, IN 46545-1440.

Published in South Bend Tribune from June 2 to June 3, 2012.
Family links: 
  Michael John Wallisch (1888 - 1973)
  Mary Wallisch Wallisch (1882 - 1920)
  Frederick L. Cox (1908 - 1994)*
  Marie E. Wallisch Wartha (1909 - 1999)*
  George John Wallisch (1910 - 1978)*
  Hildegarde R. Wallisch Cox (1915 - 2012)
  Albert John Wallisch (1918 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Jun 03, 2012
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Hildegarde R. <i>Wallisch</i> Cox
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