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“We are both so sorry to hear of Arden's passing. We are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Bob & Barb (Blondell) DeJarnatt - IN

“We are praying for your family during this time of loss and cherishing all the wonderful memories your family has gained throughout the years with...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Carla L Daniel - Canton, GA

“Our condolences at the loss of Arden. His bright smile and his friendly words will always be remembered. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Bob Watkins and Kathy Kuhn - IN

“Florans- During this difficult time I hope you all can find some peace. I have very fond memories of our childhood together in Twyckenham Hills. ...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Bryan Boyer

“It’s difficult to say goodbye to a lifelong friend, but we are thankful for the memories of Arden we will always carry with us. He was a...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bill & Gayle Lyrberg - Canton, GA

“Sorry about your loss, My prayers are with you... ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Patti Boyd- Gamblin - Granger , IN

“My prayes are with your whole family. Your family was always special to ours. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Robert Lyrberg - Hilton Head, SC

“My thoughts and prayers to the family during this difficult time. Deepest sympathies to all. Kim Sobchak ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Sobchak

“Remembering many wonderful times at your home with your family and sending love and support to you all. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tref Lowe Barillo - Indianapolis, IN

“My heart is heavy for the whole family. Please know that my family and I will be praying for the whole Floran family! God bless! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Kelly O'Brien-White - Rocky River, OH

“Dearest Dolly, We are so sorry for loss. There wasnt anyone like Arden. {or YOU for that matter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: gary and shannon cassler - IN

“Christine, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Stephanie James ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie James - South Bend, IN

“Dearly missed and amired. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Dan


Arden L. Floran, 70, of South Bend, passed away Wednesday February 12, 2013, in his home.

He was born on August 14, 1942, in South Bend, to the late Jim and Katherine (Lee) Floran. He graduated with a BA from Purdue University. On August 20, 1960, he married Darlene Geraghty, who survives.

Also surviving are his daugthers, Vicki (Terry) O'Brien of Buchanan, MI and Christine Farkas of Mishawaka, IN; his sons, Daniel Floran of CA, David (Stacey) Floran of South Bend and Arden Lee Floran of Hobart, IN; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sally Ewald of South Bend, Kathy Rhodes of Indianapolis, IN and Susan McCarthy of CA; and four brothers, Arthur (Sue) Floran of Granger, Tom Lanning of NC, Mark Lanning of Mishawaka and Terry Lanning of IL.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Bill Lanning and a grandson, Colin O'Brien.

Mr. Floran retired in 2008 from DLZ (formerly Cole Associates) after over 40 years of service as a Mechanical Engineer.

Funeral services for Arden will be held at 1 pm Saturday February 16, 2013, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, where friends may visit for two hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, P.O. Box 4204, South Bend, IN 46634.

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