Official Obituary of

Judith A. (Dowling) Schallenkamp

August 21, 1941 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Judith Schallenkamp Obituary

Judith A. Schallenkamp

(nee Dowling)

Hammond, IN

August 21, 1941 – March 19, 2024

Judith A. Schallenkamp, age 82, of Hammond entered into the presence of the Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

She is survived by her three loving children: Dan (Robin) Schallenkamp, Susan (Dan) Cochrane, Bob (Aimee) Schallenkamp; five grandchildren: Daniel Cochrane, Brandon Schallenkamp, Anna Cochrane, Lindsey Schallenkamp and Morgan Schallenkamp; sister in-law, Carole Dowling; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends, including lifelong friend Mary Ellen Federenko.

Preceded in death by her devoted husband of 61 years, Robert E. Schallenkamp on June 30, 2023; son, Timothy Schallenkamp, parents: John and Mary Dowling; and one brother, John Dowling.

Friends are invited to join the family for a time of visitation on Sunday, March 24, 2024, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond IN 46323. A prayer service will be held on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated DIRECTLY at St. James the Less Catholic Church, 9640 Kennedy Avenue, Highland, IN on Monday March 25, 2024, with viewing from 10:00 AM until the Mass at 10:30 AM with Father Gregory Bim-Merle celebrant. Private cremation will follow and inurnment at St. John Cemetery, Hammond.

Judy was born in East Chicago and raised in Hammond, where she graduated from Morton High School in the class of 1959. She and Bob were former parishioners of St. Catherine of Siena and longtime Parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Judy helped with Bingo at OLPH for several years. She and Bob were always supportive and ready to lend a hand to their neighbors and friends. A special thanks to Suzie Bach, Rose Stabolito, and Pearl Zavala for their cherished friendship. Judy enjoyed the time spent in their vacation home in Bradenton, FL. Judy devoted herself to her husband and family.

In lieu of flowers memorial to Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave. Munster, IN 46321, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600, or visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Judith A. (Dowling) Schallenkamp, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Judith A. (Dowling) Schallenkamp?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Judith's memory.


March 24, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46323

March 25, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. James the Less Catholic Church
9640 Kennedy Avenue
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Mass
March 25, 2024

10:30 AM
St. James the Less Catholic Church
9640 Kennedy Avenue
Highland, IN 46322


Hospice of the Calumet Area
600 Superior Ave. Munster, IN 46321,
Tel: 219.922.2732

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-873-6983


© 2024 Bocken Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility