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Mark G. Schams

November 24, 1957 ~ January 19, 2020 (age 62)

Obituary

Mark G. Schams, (63), of Whiting, Indiana, passed away on January 19, 2020 at his home in Whiting, Indiana

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Hillside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd. (one block south of Ridge Rd) Highland, IN 46322

A small service will be held at 6:30 pm following the visitation which will also be held at Hillside Funeral Home.

Mark was born in Frankfurt Germany to Donald and Rose Schams on November 24th, 1957.  Mark started at an early age working in the Chicagoland Area to open up his own Produce Store.  He later became very successful by opening up Mark's Produce in Whiting/Hammond, Indiana.  Mark went above and beyond for his customers and truly loved helping anyone that visited his store.  Mark was loved by many in within the community and will be remembered for his generosity and sense of humor.  Mark loved fireworks and sports (he was a huge Chicago Bulls Fan).

Mark is preceded in death by both his parents (Donald and Rose) 

Mark is survived by one son and several close friends.

Memorials may be given to Hillside Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

The family of Mark wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Konnie Kuiper (Hillside Funeral Home), Alejandro "Alex Bautista, Angel Bautista, Mario Bautista, staff of Mark's Produce and the community that came together who supported Mark and God's Produce.

For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke by calling us at 219-838-01800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com

To send flowers to Mark's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 6, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 6, 2020

6:30 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

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