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Barbara Jean Hinkens

October 3, 1934 - February 4, 2019

Barbara Jean Hinkens (nee Kocher), age 84, of San Antonio, TX, formally of Munster, IN passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019. Barbara is survived by her daughter, Donna (Richard) Sodders; brothers: Del (Janice) Kocher, Wes (Pat) Kocher; step-children: Lorraine (Jim) Helferich, Jeffery (Diane) Hinkens, Linda Bulduk, J…read more

Barbara Jean Hinkens (nee Kocher), age 84, of San Antonio, TX, formally of Munster, IN passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019. Barbara is survived by her daughter, Donna (Richard) Sodders; brothers: Del (Janice) Kocher, Wes (Pat) Kocher; step-children: Lorraine (Jim) Helferich, Jeffery (Diane) Hinkens, Linda Bulduk, Joette (Ron) Smigiel, Michael (Kathy) Hinkens; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren, great nieces and nephews and great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Marge Kocher, Pat Kocher and brother-in-law Red Gray.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents: Alfred and Beulah Kocher; husband, “Bud” (Arnold) Hinkens; son, Dan Crane; brothers: John Kocher, Don Kocher; sister, Sundae Gray.
Barbara worked as a waitress at Lauers Restaurant in Calumet City for 30 years. She loved boating with her husband Bud, and was also an avid gardener and decorator. Barbara was a member of Ridge United Methodist Church in Munster.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm followed by a service at 12:00 pm at Kish Funeral Home, 10000 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN 46321 with Reverend Michelle Knight officiating.

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Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kish Funeral Home

Address:

10000 Calumet Ave.
Munster, Indiana 46321

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Kish Funeral Home

Address:

10000 Calumet Ave.
Munster, Indiana 46321

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