In memory of
Mathilda J. Stapinski
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In memory of
Mathilda J. Stapinski
MATHILDA J. STAPINSKI PORTAGE, IN Mathilda J. Stapinski age 90, of Portage, IN, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born on August 17, 1926 in Gary, IN to Daniel and Susanna (Theil) Hallmen. Mathilda is survived by her son, Richard (Donna) Stapinski of Indianapolis, IN; daughters: Marcia (Edward) Lauridsen of Valparaiso, IN, Janice (Jon) Bradley of Greenwood, IN, and Laurie Glazer of Lombard, IL; brothers: Reinhold (Sue) Hallmen of Portage, IN, Edward Hallmen of Portage; sister, Mildred Krulik of Portage; grandchildren: Michelle (Tom Mergl) Stratton, Jennifer (Mark) Brooking, Robin (Joseph) McCurdy, Jill Bradley; great grandchildren: Alec Brooking, Jackson McCurdy, Lauren McCurdy, Nicholas O'Dell, Liam O'Dell, Sydney O'Dell and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Michael L. Stapinski; brothers: William Hallman, Fred Hallmen, Henry Hallmen, and Robert Hallmen; sisters: Frieda Shery, Hilda Ward, Helen Duchscher, Hertha Sultzer, Joan Evans, and Elizabeth Hallmen. Mathilda loved playing cards, bingo, games, crossword puzzles, and reading. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368 with Chaplain Craig Forwalter officiating. Interment to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice Center, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria VA 22312. Online condolences to the family may be made at:
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