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Phyllis J. Lough

June 18, 1933 — November 13, 2022

Elkhart

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Phyllis J. Lough, 89, of Elkhart, passed away Sunday November 13, 2022 at Greenleaf Health Campus, Elkhart. She was born June 18, 1933 in Battle Creek, MI to Paul L. and Geneva V. Krichbaum. On January 12, 1952 in Elkhart, she married Jack A. Lough who preceded her in death on October 17, 2012.

Phyllis graduated from Elkhart High School and retired from CTS Corp. after 34 years of service. She was a member of the Four Arts Club, Elkhart Art League and the CTS Quarter Century Club. Phyllis was a very talented artist and an avid gardener. She even tended the gardens at Greenleaf while living there.

Surviving are her children, Connie (Walter) Ainsworth of Helena, MT, Diane (James) Hogstrom of McHenry, IL, Karen (Robert) Combs of Orlando, FL, and Sharon (Edward) LaBeau of Elkhart, Brian R. Lough of Muncie, IN and Michael (Theresa) Lough of Raleigh, NC, 14 grandchildren, Jacqueline (Hud) Venard, Catherine Ainsworth, Amelia (Brian) David, Allison (Emmanuel) Velasco, Tyler Hogstrom, Ryan Combs, Lauren (Eric) Blomster, Brandon (Candace Pendelton) Combs, Kristen Konecny, Lindsey (Kane Clements) Konecny, Jared (James Anderson) Krichbaum, Kendall (Kendra) Lough and Brendan (Kiera Hinton) Lough, 14 Great-grandchildren, and half-sister, Karen Geffert of Kingston, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack, son Kevin R. Lough, sister Helen Andries and brother Robert Krichbaum.

Visitation will be from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday November 21, 2022 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where services will be at 1 pm with Pastor Keith McFarren officiating. Burial will follow at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.

Memorials may be given to The Elkhart Art League, 131 Tyler Street, Elkhart, IN 46516 at www.ealonline.org or Traditions Health Hospice, 3555 Park Place West, Suite 100, Mishawaka, IN 46545 or at www.traditionshealth.com

Online condolences for Phyllis may be made at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

Donations:

Elkhart Art League
131 Tyler Street, Elkhart IN 46516
Tel: 1-574-264-1810

Traditions Health Hospice
3555 Park Place West, Mishawaka IN 46545
Web: http://www.traditionshealth.com

To send flowers to the family in memory of Phyllis J. Lough, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, November 21, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home

1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 21, 2022

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Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home

1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

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Interment following funeral service

Monday, November 21, 2022

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