Food Culinary 07

Muriel Lorraine (Bienz) Fales

July 25, 1927 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 92)


Muriel Lorraine Fales, 92, of Elkhart, died on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital

Lorraine was born July 25, 1927 in Toledo, OH to the late Floyd and Mable (Van Pelt) Bienz. 

On July 3, 1948, she married Robert E. Fales.  Robert died April 12, 2018.  Also preceding her in death are a granddaughter, Cammy Fales, a grandson, Ricky Fales, five sisters and three brothers.

Surviving are a daughter; Robin (Chester) Tyler of Fishers, two sons; Kenneth (Marsha) Fales and Ricky Fales, both of Elkhart; six grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

Lorraine was a homemaker most of her life.  She was an excellent cook and could usually be found baking some goodies in her kitchen.  She was a life member of the Moose Lodge #599 in Elkhart and was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary there.  She was also a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.  She and Robert enjoyed wintering in Florida where she could often be found waking the beach.

Visitation for Lorraine will be held on Tuesday, October 1st from 4 pm until 7 pm at the Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd at 11 am, also at the funeral home.  The Rev. Jason Freiburger of St. Thomas will officiate and entombment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola.

Memorial contributions in memory of Lorraine may be directed to Mooseheart 155 S. International Dr. Mooseheart, IL 60539.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Muriel Lorraine (Bienz) Fales, please visit our floral store.


October 1, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516

Funeral Service
October 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516


155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart IL 60539

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