Bobbie J. Mackerl, 80 years of age, beloved wife to Thomas Mackerl, peacefully departed her life on Saturday morning, September 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Rae Amos, two brothers, Jerry and Herbert Amos and two children, Desarae' and Delbert Mackerl. She was survived by her husband (Thomas) of 60 years and her seven remaining children (Thomas Jr., Ramon, and Victor Mackerl, Vanesse Dabney, Levirta Hill, Shauntia Mackerl, and Shirley Kendrick). Visitation Monday, September 11, 2017 from 9-11:00a.m with funeral to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Gary Christian Center 3675 Broadway Gary, Indiana. Rev Charles E. Jones officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Hobart, Indiana.