In Memory

Charmaine Lee Tompkins (Bare) - Class Of 1972

Charmaine Lee Bare, 66, of South Bend, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home.  Charmaine was born January 26, 1954 to John Tompkins and Lorena (Dowd) Rajeski.  Charmaine was a lifetime resident of South Bend.

Charmaine is survived by her two sons, William R. (Katsuyo) Cook of Indianapolis, Indiana, Chris R. (Monica) Cook of Granger, Indiana; grandson, Kyle Cook of Indianapolis; her mother, Lorena Rajeki of South Bend; sister, Delorena Evans of South Bend and brother, John (Lynda) Tompkins of South Bend.  She is preceded in death by her father, John Tompkins.

Private services will be held for Charmaine. Palmer Funeral Home – River Park Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online expressions of sympathy may be left at

05/05/2020 JFC