Jane Frances Kidder

Jane passed away peacefully Thursday, July 11, 2013, at her home. She was 84 years old.

She is survived by her husband, William Kidder; four sons, Michael (Susan) Rody of Bristol, Ind., Joseph (Monica) Rody of Georgetown, Ky., Matthew Rody of Elkhart, Ind., and David Rody of Seattle, Wash.; two stepsons, John (Karen) Kidder and Doug Kidder, both of Elkhart, Ind.; five daughters, Barbara Rozewicz and Elizabeth Butler, both of Elkhart, Ind., Anne Rody of Phoenix, Ariz., Elaine Wells of Indianapolis, Ind., and Margaret (Jeffrey) Thomas of Goshen, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Debra (Arthur) Meehan of Goshen, Ind.; two brothers, John DeBarbrie of Tiffin and William Ringle of Hawaii; and a sister, Anne Bilger of Bellevue; 31 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lawson; a son, Vincent Rody; a sister, Marilyn Troup; her father, Vincent DeBarbrie; and her mother and stepfather, Janice and George Ringle.

As Jane desired, there will be no formal visitation or viewing. Interment will be at a later date at St. Vincent DePaul Cemetery.

A memorial Mass for Jane will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, South Bend, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to St. Vincent DePaul Church or Center for Hospice Care.

Cobb Funeral Home, 3525 S. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46614, (574) 291-6500, has been entrusted with arrangements.