Lois E. Stouder, 85, Hampton Circle, formerly of New Paris, died Friday at 5 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange.
She was born Sept. 6, 1927 in Elkhart County, to Guy and Mina (Willard) Lantz.
She married Eugene Stouder June 2, 1946, in New Paris.
She is survived by her husband; daughter, Connie (Kevin) Ritchie, Edwardsburg, Mich.; son, Dennis E. (Cathy) Stouder, Elkhart; brother, George Lantz, Milford; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Helen Whitehead, Lucille Sherman and Mildred Coy; and brother, Donald Lantz.
She retired from Johnson Controls where she worked for more than 20 years. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Wakarusa.
There will be a time of visitation with the family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a funeral service will take place Monday at 1 p.m. The Rev. David Harper of Bible Baptist Church of Wakarusa will officiate.
Burial will be in New Paris Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Church, Wakarusa.
Messages of condolence for the family may be shared online at www.rrefh.com.