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Jean (Golab) Springer

September 12, 1936 ~ February 15, 2021 (age 84)


Jean Springer nee Golab, age 84 of Robertsdale, IN passed away Monday, February 15, 2021.  Jean is survived by her sons; Kevin (Pamela) Springer of Indianapolis, IN., Brian Springer of Robertsdale, IN. and Ken (Ann Broeker) Springer of Alexandria, VA.; grandchildren: Abigail, Hannah, and Lillian Springer; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in passing by her husband, Robert W. Springer; her parents, John and Catherine Golab; her four bothers and two sisters.

Jean was born in Robertsdale, IN where she graduated from St. Adalbert and Clark High School where she had the same English teacher as her son, Ken. Jean was a member of St. Adalbert Church in Whiting, IN where she volunteered and proudly ran the Annual Rummage Sale.  She loved her hometown and had a special place in her heart for Downtown Whiting.  Being close to the city, Jean was a life-long White Sox fan, and enjoyed trips to Chicago especially with her granddaughters.  In her spare time Jean enjoyed bowling and cooking, and her family looked forward to her stuffed cabbage.  Of all the dogs in the world, Bozo was her favorite.

Friends are invited to meet with her family for a Memorial Mass on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM with Reverend Stanley J. Dominik officiating at Saint Adalbert Catholic Church, 2106 Indianapolis Boulevard, Whiting, Indiana. An inurnment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, Illinois.

At the request of the family memorials may be made in Jean's name to the St. Adalbert's Roof Repairs Capital Campaign at

For further information, please call LaHayne Funeral Home at 219/845-3600 

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Memorial Mass
July 10, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Adalbert Catholic Church
2106 Indianapolis Boulevard
Whiting, IN 46394

July 10, 2021

11:30 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, IL 60409


St. Adalbert's Roof Repairs Capital Campaign
Whiting IN 46394
Tel: 1-219-659-4400

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