In Memoriam: Donald E. Sporleder, Professor Emeritus of Architecture

Author: Kelli Brown

Donald Sporleder

Donald E. Sporleder, 92, of Roseland / South Bend, Indiana, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021. Donald passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, May 20th at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend IN. The funeral service will be Friday, May 21st at the First Presbyterian Church of South Bend, 333 W Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN, with viewing at 12:00 pm and service starting at 1:00 pm. Masks are encouraged. Donald will be laid to rest at Cedar Grove Cemetery in his beloved Notre Dame, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America (; the St. Joseph County Parks Foundation / The Friends of the St. Joseph County Parks, Hoosier Rails-to-Trails Council (, and/or the Indiana Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (

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