Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

April 22, 2013

Barbara Jean Stack

July 18, 1926- April 21, 2013

GOSHEN — Barbara Jean Stack, 86, formerly of Main Street, died Sunday at 7:15 a.m. at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

She was born July 18, 1926, in Elkhart, to John and Mildred (Miller) Kendall.

She married John P. Stack Aug. 28, 1946. He died Oct. 11, 2011.

She is survived by her daughter, Jacquelyn Stack, Goshen; son, James (Deb) W. Stack, Goshen; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Hall, Jena Kennedy, Erica Badowski, Jaime Stack and John Stack; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Craig J. Stack, who died in 1990.

She worked as the department clerk of Goshen Circuit Court, retiring in 1988. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen.

She was a member of the Lady Elks and a long-standing member of Maplecrest Country Club and Larimer Greens Golf Club.

She volunteered at Meals on Wheels, St. John’s Catholic School and church and with the Goshen Little League. She was an avid gardener.

Friends may call Friday one hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen. The Rev. Father Tony Steinacker will officiate.

Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care or St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, visit www.rrefh.com.

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