(Cardwell) Stewart, age 69 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 surrounded by her family.
She was born at
home on October 17, 1947, in Bowling Green, KY, to Sarah (Hardin) Cardwell.
On September 24,
1963, she married Dennis R. Stewart, her husband of 47 years who passed away
Barbara is survived
by her sons, Dennis Stewart II, Dan Stewart, John Stewart and James Stewart,
all of Chesterton; daughter, Kristina (Jeff) Nowka of Valparaiso, IN;
grandchildren, Joe (Stefanie), Nick (Myrna), Jake, Jessica, Sarah, Megan,
Ken, Abby and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Adriana and Olivia of
Indiana, also Evelyn, Isabella and Nicholas of California.
She was preceded in
death by her mother, Sarah; husband, Dennis; brother, Wayne and sisters,
Janet, Joyce and Debbie.
Barbara spent her
life caring for her family. She was an avid reader, an amazing gardener and
the best grandma ever.
wishes, private services will be held. Cremation will be performed by
Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.
handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com