Christine Lykins, age 55, a resident of Muncie, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Franklin, Indiana.

Christine was born May 5, 1965, in Portland, Indiana, the daughter of Leo Schwieterman and Charlotte Chadwick (Abel). Christine graduated from Jay County High School in 1983 and earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Indianapolis in 1988. Christine was a registered nurse at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed donating platelets and plasma through Indiana Blood Center.

Christine enjoyed gardening, flowers, cats, auctions, and collecting Kewpie dolls and antiques.

Survivors include:

Her parents — Leo Schwieterman, Union City, Ohio, and Charlotte Chadwick, Muncie, Indiana

One son — Mitchell Lykins, Muncie, Indiana

Two daughters — Lauren Lykins, Bloomington, Indiana, and Camille Lykins, Muncie, Indiana

One sister — Theresa Clingenpeel (husband: Tim), Berne, Indiana

One grandson — River Hodge and his mother, Emmalie Hodge

Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, David Chadwick; and a sister, Leanne Bowen.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church, 2300 W. Jackson St., Muncie, Indiana 47303. Burial will follow in Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Indiana.

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