Juanita Lee Signs (nee Ryzner), 78 yrs., passed unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, of natural causes. She was born to Frank and Anne (Guedenas) Ryzner on March 29, 1943, in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.
Juanita was employed by Dept. of Veteran Affairs in South Bend, IN, as Senior Social Worker for the General Caregiver Program. She earned her Masters in Social Work degree in 1968, and was currently licensed in Michigan and Indiana. Juanita was employed by multiple social service agencies throughout her 53 years career.
She was preceded in death by spouse Larry K. Signs, her parents, brother Frank “Sonny” Ryzner, and many beloved pets, most recently “Pogo.” She was survived by pets Auggie and Gomez. She will be mourned by close friends including Brenda Reynolds, Militaru-Ball family, Razor family, Swanson family, many Veteran Affair co-workers and clients. Per Juanita’s request no memorial service will be held. Memorial donations can be made to Animal Placement Bureau on their site: http://apbdogs.org/make-a-donation .Print Obituary & Condolences