Mabel Ellen (Boberg) Lorincz, 90, passed away peacefully at 12:27 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2011) at home after a lengthy illness.


Mabel Ellen (Boberg) Lorincz, 90, passed away peacefully at 12:27 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2011) at home after a lengthy illness.
She was born on Oct. 17, 1920, in South Bend, Ind., to Julius and Anna Boberg.
A graduate of Riley High School in 1938, Mabel worked as a bookkeeper at Super Par. She was good at balancing checkbooks and managed funds for many organizations through the years. She was the caregiver for all of her family and also worked various temporary jobs.  
Mabel was an active member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 569. She also was a member of the former Beauceant and Ladies Auxiliary of Avalon Grotto, serving as an officer for many years. She enjoyed golfing, bowling and playing cards with friends.
On Jan. 25, 1949, she married Frank C. Lorincz, and they enjoyed many good times. They were married 50 years before Frank passed away on April 14, 1991.
Mabel will be greatly missed by her daughters, Carol Benninghoff of Newton and Sandra (Bob) Deavers of South Bend; her dear caregiver, Bobbie Reams of South Bend; her five grandchildren, of whom she was very proud, Deenna (Mike) Eley, Dodi Ward, Lisa (Bill) Kemph, Daniel (Janelle) Benninghoff and Joel (Kim) Benninghoff; her 14 great-grandchildren, Noah, Joshua and Micah Eley, Brittany and Kaylin Ward, Lauren Kemph, William Kemph, and Jessica, Jack, Tyler, Thomas, Jake, Drew and Kathryn Benninghoff; and her sister, Beatrice Poole of Seminole, Fla.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Palmer Funeral Home-River Park, 2528 Mishawaka Ave. in South Bend. Funeral services for Mabel will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Palmer Funeral Home. Dr. Gregory V. Poole will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger.  
Expressions of sympathy on behalf of Mabel may be made to The Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637.
Online condolences to the Lorincz family may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.