May 14, 1927 - Sept. 16, 2013
GOSHEN - Ella Mae Stutsman, 86, of Goshen, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at home.
She was born May 14, 1927, in Elkhart to the late Kenneth Sr. and Mildred (Noss) Rinehart.
She married Benjamin F. Stutsman on Aug. 17, 1947. He died April 10, 2006.
She is survived by her children, Marcia (John) Gard of Elkhart, Karen Jewell of Millersburg, Sharon (Dan) Sickels of Portland, Anne (Norm Hostetler) Miller of Goshen, Edward (Becky) Stutsman of New Paris and Dale Stutsman of Goshen; siblings Donald (Mary) Rinehart and Barbara Watkins, both of Elkhart; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth Jr. and Dennis Rinehart, and son-in-law Hoyte "Buck" Jewell.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, and for one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, funeral service at West Goshen Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in West Goshen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to West Goshen Church of the Brethren. Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.