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Virginia A. "Ginny" (Attar) Wilkins

July 3, 1924 ~ February 10, 2020 (age 95)

Obituary

Virginia A. “Ginny” (Attar) Wilkins, 95 of Michigan City, Indiana passed away Monday, February 10, 2020.  She was born on July 3, 1924 in Michigan City to Albert and Sarah (Borane) Attar.

Ginny had worked at the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant during WWII and St. Anthony Hospital in Michigan City.  

On November 18, 1945 Ginny married Gothel D. Wilkins who preceded her in death on November 10, 2004.

Ginny is survived by her children, Cheri (Philip) Natoli of Geneseo, New York, John (Tommi) Wilkins of Ft. Mill, South Carolina, Paul (Mary Jo) Wilkins of Chesterton, Indiana, Patrick (Christine) Wilkins of La Porte, Michael Wilkins of La Porte; and a daughter-in-law, Sandy Wilkins of Porter, Indiana; 14 grandchildren; 19.9 great grandchildren; and brothers, Keith (Sandy) and Warren (Kay) Attar.   

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Gregory Wilkins, a daughter-in-law, Susan Wilkins, and siblings, Andrew (Judy), Phyllis and Kathleen.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana, where a Parish Rosary will be at 4 p.m. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 at St. Peter Catholic Church in La Porte.  Family and friends may gather at 9 a.m. Monday in the funeral Home.  Private burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 402 Wall Street, Suite 22, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 or the Share Foundation, PO Box 400, Rolling Prairie, Indiana 46371.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
February 16, 2020

4:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Visitation
Monday
February 17, 2020

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
February 17, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
1101 Michigan Avenue
LaPorte, IN 46350

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