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Phyllis S. Stauffer

May 9, 1934 ~ December 7, 2017 (age 83)

Phyllis S. Stauffer of Grace Village Retirement Community in Winona Lake, Indiana went home to be with the Lord at 5:55 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Grace Village Health Care at the age of 83.

She was born on May 9, 1934 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania to Maris Gainer and Ora (Stauffer) Gainer.  She was married on December 28, 1952 to Glenn H. Stauffer.  They shared 56 years of marriage together before he passed away on November 6, 2009.

Phyllis was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 52 years coming from Pennsylvania.  She was a longtime member of Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church in Winona Lake where for many years she had the joy of babysitting for M.O.P.S. and attended the Woman of Grace.  Phyllis was a food service worker throughout her life, she worked in the kitchen at Grace College in Winona Lake, Grace Village Retirement Community and even Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.  She retired in 1999 and the highlight of her retirement was to be able to travel the world with her husband Glenn.  They were able to go on many mission trips to Germany, Argentina, and France.  She will be dearly missed by her family, her church family and countless friends.   

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter:  Kathy S. Stauffer (West Peoria, Illinois); four sons:  Gerald L. (wife Mary) Stauffer (Orion, Michigan); Steven G. (wife Sandra) Stauffer (Warsaw, Indiana); Douglas B. (wife Donna) Stauffer (Ithaca, New York); Michael S. (wife Marlissa) Stauffer (Hilliard, Ohio); seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents, husband Glenn H. Stauffer, granddaughter Rachael Stauffer, and her brother, Wilbur Gainer.             

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 10:00 – 12:00 noon at Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church, 1200 Kings Highway, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Her funeral service will follow viewing at 12:00 noon at the church and officiated by Pastor Bruce Barlow.  A private family graveside service will take place at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.   Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home of Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be directed to:
Encompass World Partners
P.O. Box 3298
Monument, Colorado  80132-3290

......and would be appreciated by the family.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
December 11, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church
1200 Kings Highway
Winona Lake, IN 46590

Funeral Service
Monday
December 11, 2017

12:00 PM
Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church
1200 Kings Highway
Winona Lake, IN 46590


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