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Wilamine Schreiner Tompkins (Schmal) Our beloved mother, Wilamine, age 99, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2018. Born on November 20, 1918, she lived a full life with strength and wisdom. Although born in Michigan, she spent most of her childhood in St. John, IN, attending St. John's Elementary School and graduating from Dyer Central. In 1942 she married Clarence Schreiner, had three daughters and lived happily until Clarence's untimely death at age 46. After her girls were grown, she found a love traveling in the US and abroad. Eventually she married Jack Tompkins and retired to Sanibel, FL where they enjoyed several years together. She became a widow again and returned to NWI for the rest of her life enjoying family and friends. She is survived by daughters Susan (Dan) Lazar, Karen (Terry) Joyce, and Lynn (Dick) Ogle; grandchildren: J.D. Lazar, Dana (Trent) Stewart, Jen (Timothy) Webber, Rebecca (Keith) Christensen, Julie Kight, and Brent (Jenny) Ogle; twelve great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. A celebration of her life will be held on May 20, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at BURNS-KISH FUNERAL HOME, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN. In lieu of flowers donations to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Please visit www.burnskish.com.


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8415 Calumet Ave.
Munster, IN 46321
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Published in The Times from May 13 to May 16, 2018