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Garland Joseph Tomkins, 84 of Herrin Illinois passed away at the Herrin Hospital December 11, 2021. He was born in Colesburg, Iowa to Harold and Alice (Benskin) Tomkins. Garland was married to Shirley (Rincker) Tomkins she survives. He is survived by 1 daughter Nanetta and husband John Horton of O,Fallon Ill, 2 grandchildren Caleb and Jacob, 2 brothers Roger of Wyoming MI, Allen and wife Faye of Effingham, 1 sister Karen and husband Roger Blair of Trilla Ill and 1 sister-in-law Marjorie and husband Charles Fluga of Stewardson Ill. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Garland was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin, he retired from Maytag after 40 years and he was a member of the Senior Bowling League of Herrin, Past member of the West Frankfort Country Club. Garland was preceded in death by 1 son Mike who died April 4, 2011, 1 daughter Kelly and his parents.
Funeral services will be at 11:00am in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin Friday December 17,2021. Visitation will start at 10:00 am also at the church on Friday, Rev. Michael Henson will officiate. Burial will be at the Stewardson Cemetery in Stewardson Ill at 2:30 pm. Memorial can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Richard Van Natta, Van Natta funeral Home in Herrin.
Friday, December 17, 2021
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