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Edna Loraine Peer Stark dies at 92

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Edna Loraine Peer Stark, age 92, of Sarasota, Florida formerly Chesterton, passed away on Thursday May 14, 2009 in Sarasota, FL.

She was born on August 6, 1916 in Sergeants Bluff, Iowa the daughter of Glen and Wilhelmina (Schulze) Morgan, both of whom preceded her in death.

Edna was preceded in death by her first husband David M. Peer in 1971. She married John C. Stark on August 25, 1975 in St. John. He preceded her in 1995.

Edna is survived by daughters; Ann Siewert of Sarasota, Fla., Rose Peer of Sarasota, Fla. and Joy (Gordon) Furness of Michigan City; step-son, Bradley (Kathi) Stark of St. John, daughter/friend Barbara Borg of Sarasota, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great, great- granddaughter and son-in-law, Bud Dillon, of Portage.

She was also preceded in death by sisters Dorothy Bivans and Ione Franklin and grandson Jim Siewert.

A funeral service, Rev. Katie Linberg officiating, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday May 20 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.

A visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday May 19, at the funeral home.


Posted 5/18/2009