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Larry B. Stuber dies at 66

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Dr. Larry B. Stuber, of Chesterton, passed away Monday, April 16, 2007 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus, Valparaiso. He was 66.

He was born Sept. 20, 1940 in Marion, Ind., the son of Chester and Evelyn (MacAdam) Stuber, both of whom preceded him in death.

On June 2, 1962 in Mt. Olive Methodist Church, Marion, Ind., he married Loretta Janenne Nichols, who survives in Chesterton.

He is also survived by a son, Mark (Tricia) Stuber of Opelika, Ala.; a daughter, Merievelyn Stuber, of Highland and two grandchildren, Amanda and Matthew Stuber of Opelika, Ala.

He was raised on Meshingomesia Farm and owned it at the time of his death. It is a Miami Indian settlement in Marion, Ind.

Dr. Stuber was currently an English Literature, Speech and Debate Teacher, Gifted Coordinator for the Valparaiso Community School Corp. He formerly taught English/speech and debate at Highland High School for 20 years. Dr. Stuber dedicated 45 years to teaching.

He owned Flagstick Golf Shop, in Valparaiso and was an avid golfer, having golfed since the age of 11. He was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Chesterton and was a certified Lay Speaker.

He was a graduate of Ball State Teachers College in 1962 with a B.S. in Education, received his M.A. from Ball State in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1991.

He was a member of Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity, at Ball State University. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society-Purdue Chapter and Phi Delta Kappa, Educational Honorary.

Dr. Stuber was inducted into the Indiana High School Forensic Associationís Hall of Fame in 1999 and received the National Forensic League Fourth Diamond Key Award in 2004.

He was president of the Indiana Forensic Association. He received the Indiana State Teachers-Life-License and Administration and Supervision Teachers License.

Funeral services, Pastor Terry C. Rhine officiating, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the 1st United Methodist Church, 434 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.

The family will receive friends from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. E.S.T. Monday, April 23 at Estates of Serenity Cemetery, Marion.

The family prefers memorials be given to the James Hawker Debate Scholarship Fund, or to the 1st United Methodist Church of Chesterton.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. For information, please call 926-1309.


Posted 4/18/2007