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Daniel F. Bezi

December 29, 1935 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Daniel Frank Bezi, 85, a life-long Mishawaka resident, passed away at home on Friday, December 24, 2021.

Dan was born December 29, 1935 in Mishawaka to the late Domenico and Marian (Zirille) Bezi. He was a 1954 graduate of Mishawaka High School. Dan served his country in the US Navy from 1955 to 1956 on the USS Macon (CA-132). He also served a period of time in the US Naval Reserves.

Dan married Jeanne Monseur on June 8, 1957 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mishawaka. The couple made Mishawaka their home.

Dan was a Journeyman Pipe Fitter Plumber and retired from National Standard in Niles. He was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church and DeAmicis Club in Mishawaka. Dan enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was an avid Notre Dame Football fan and ushered at the stadium. He also loved the New York Yankees. Dan never met a stranger and enjoyed sharing stories with others. He was especially fond of his dog, Yogi.

Dan spoke often of missing his wife of 49 years, Jeanne, and being reunited in heaven. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, John Jacobs; and a granddaughter, Krystal.

Dan is survived by his four daughters, Jessica (Chris) Niedbalski, Jennifer Jacobs, Monique (George) Gergis and Stefanie (Russ) Buysse; his son, Michael Bezi; eight grandchildren, Megan, Heather, Tyler, Lexie, Daniel, Maddie, Bella and Domenic; six great grandchildren, Chloe, Joey, Chris, Gabi, Brayden and Zachary; and his brother, Frank (Pat) Bezi.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Thursday, December 30, in Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 4508 Vistula Road, Mishawaka. Entombment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka, with military honors by VFW 360/American Legion 161 Burial Squad.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 am Thursday in church.

Dan’s family requests that those attending where masks.

Memorials are suggested to RiverBend Cancer Services.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.




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December 30, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Queen of Peace Catholic Church
4508 Vistula Road
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Mass of Christian Burial
December 30, 2021

10:30 AM
Queen of Peace Catholic Church
4508 Vistula Road
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544


RiverBend Cancer Services
3516 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend IN 46615


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