Winifred “Wini” J. Bliss, (nee Mumford), age 95, of Hobart, passed away July 5, 2019. She was born on June 14, 1924 in Casey, IL. Wini graduated from Casey Township High School Class of 1942. She and her husband, Bill, moved from Casey to Hobart in 1955. Wini worked in her home as a seamstress for many years. She also owned her own sewing shop for several years in downtown Hobart. Wini was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Hobart. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, singing, watching the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bulls on television. Other activities she enjoyed were playing the organ and guitar, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.
Wini was preceded in death by her parents-Charlie and Cecil Mumford; husband of 71 years-Bill; sister-Betty Gillespie; great granddaughter-Grace Lovall. She is survived by her five children-Richard (Janice) Bliss, Jeanette Lovall, Gregory (Anne) Bliss, Pam (Dale) Bolinger, Michael (Pamela) Bliss, 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; brother-Russell (Vivian) Mumford; sister-Carolyn DePratt; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to visit with Wini’s family on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 2-7:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 East 7th Street. Hobart. Funeral service on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., at Burns (Hobart). Interment at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Hobart Food Pantry, 200 South Hobart Road, Hobart, IN 46342. www.burnsfuneral.com.
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