Goshen News, Goshen, IN


April 20, 2013

Theodore Stouder Jr.

Aug. 2, 1928-April 17, 2013

GOSHEN — Theodore Stouder Jr., 84, died unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

He was born Aug. 2, 1928 in Goshen, to Theodore L. and Ruby (Good) Stouder.

On July 25, 1948, he married Helen Nusbaum in Goshen.

She survives along with two sons, Randy (Michelle) Stouder, Elkhart, and Brad Stouder, Goshen; four grandsons; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Blough, Goshen.

Mr. Stouder served in the United States Navy 1946 to 1948.  He owned and operated Stouder’s Custom Home Builders until his retirement.  

He was a member of the Goshen Veterans of Foreign Wars and Middlebury American Legion.  He served on the Goshen Hospital Board in the 1970s and was also involved in the Goshen High School Building Trades program.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. April 30 at Manor II, 1425 Greencroft Drive, Goshen.

According to his wishes, his body will be cremated.  Burial will be in West Goshen Cemetery.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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