Goshen News, Goshen, IN

August 21, 2013

Karolyn P. ‘Pat’ Stookey

Dec. 23, 1925-Aug. 17, 2013


— VENICE, Fla. — Karolyn P. “Pat” Stookey, 87, died peacefully Saturday.

Pat was born Dec. 23, 1925 in Warsaw, Ind. She graduated from Leesburg High School, and lived, worked and lovingly raised their three daughters with her husband of 68 years, John Milan Stookey, in northern Indiana before retiring to Venice in 1985. John survives and lives at Village on the Isle in Venice.

Pat is also survived by her daughters, Snowden S. (Bill) Mowry, Venice, and Carol Stookey-Naas (Paul), Sarasota; three grandchildren, Miles G. (Jennifer) Mowry of Venice, Katherin S. (Ginn) White of Bel Air, Md., and Donald J. (Leigh) Mockler of Pendleton, Ind.; seven great-grandchildren; a sister; two brothers; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Diana K. Stookey.  

Services are pending. Interment will be in Violett Cemetery in Goshen, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to your local school Education Foundation for scholarships for students studying to be teachers.