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Verna L. (Pippenger) Stouder

July 19, 1932 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 88)

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Obituary

Verna Louise Stouder, age 88, of Elkhart, passed away Sunday June 27, 2021 at Eastlake Terrace, Elkhart.

She was born July 19, 1932 in Wakarusa to Wilbur Charles and Choice Pippenger. Verna married Charles J. Stouder who preceded her in death on April 7, 2015 after 67 years together.

Surviving are her daughter Sandra (Dominic) Stouder-Balbo of Granger, son Charles Stouder of South Bend, her grandson Court (Amanda) Collins, step-granddaughter Kate Balbo, great-grandson, Bradyn Collins, step-great-granddaughter Abby Weaver, ½ sister, Wanda Burkhart of Elkhart, sister-in-law Jean Pippenger of Dallas, TX and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Carol Gregg and brother Dale Pippenger.

In her youth she worked over 20 years at Miles Laboratory in the Alka-Seltzer line.   She and Charles owned the Pleasant Plains Hardware in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas from 1976 until Charles death in 2015. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, and crossword puzzles. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral services will be at 1pm on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 with visitation 2 hours before services. Burial will follow at West Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, IN.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60631  www.alz.org  and the Cancer Resources for Elkhart County, 23971 US 33, Elkhart, IN 46517  www.elkhartcancer.org

Online condolences may be made at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

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Funeral Service


Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 1, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
July 1, 2021

West Goshen Cemetery
1204 Berkey Ave
Goshen, IN 46526

Donations

Alzheimers Association
8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago IL 60
Web: http://www.alz.org

Cancer Resources for Elkhart County
23971 US 33 East, Elkhart IN 46517
Web: http://www.elkhartcancer.org

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