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Diana "Kay" Teal

September 27, 1939 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 81)


Diana “Kay” Teal, age 81, of Elkhart passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital. Kay was born on September 27, 1939 in Goshen, IN to Maxwell and Pauline Rink. She married Stan Teal on July 30, 1988 at St. Paul’s Church in Elkhart.

Kay is survived by her husband, Stan Teal; their children, Todd Denman of Elkhart, Kimberly (Richard) Truex of Osceola, Jon “Matt” (Jacqui) Denman of Elkhart, Stephanie (Paul) Zwickl of Indianapolis and Stephen Teal of Elkhart; their grandchildren, Erika (Jeremy) Howard, Nichole Denman, Cody Denman, Melissa Zwickl, Allison Zwickl, Jaxon Denman, Jennifer Zwickl and Zoe Denman; their great-grandchildren, Baylen Howard and Charlotte Howard and their dog, Dottie.

Kay was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Social Hour Committee, Diva’s, Red Hat Society, Elkhart Moose #599, Member and board member of Guys & Dolls Dance Club, Friendship Garden Club, Girls Euchre Group, 2 Ladies Card Club. Kay enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Due to COVID-19 there will be no services at this time. A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at a later date. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 405 West Beadsley Ave., Elkhart, IN 46514, or Cancer Resources for Elkhart County, 23971 US 33, Elkhart, IN 46517 or American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Center Dr., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Cancer Resources for Elkhart County
23971 US 33 East, Elkhart IN 46517

St. Paul's United Methodist Church Methodist Church
405 West Beardsley Ave., Elkhart IN 46514

American Heart Association
6500 Technology Center Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46278

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