Lorene F. (Lehman) Stookey, 89, Leesburg, died Thursday evening, Nov. 3, 2016.
She was born June 16, 1927, the daughter of George Leroy and Christine (Kammerer) Lehman in Kosciusko County. Lorene graduated from Leesburg High school the same year as her husband to be, Martin E. Stookey and they were joined together in holy matrimony on May 29, 1948.
She was a member of Milford Apostolic Church and retired from the Kosciusko ASCS Office in Warsaw.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Martin E. Stookey, Leesburg; two sons: Martin E. “Butch” (Kathleen) Stookey Jr., and Randy (Marlene) Stookey, both of Warsaw; seven grandchildren: Laurie (David) Miller, Fort Wayne; Rhonda (Bill Cary) Stookey; Jeffrey (Katja) Stookey, Hershey, Penn.; Bobi Stookey, Fort Wayne; Zachary (Steffanie) Stookey, North Webster; Jeremy (Samantha) Stookey, Syracuse; and Justin Stookey, Warsaw; fifteen great-grandchildren: Cody, Brittany, Stephon, Ashton, Nicolas, Allison, Lydia, Drake, Emily, Rylan, Scott, Emileah, Meghan, and Lauren; along with three siblings: Edna Lehman, Warsaw; Leroy Lehman, Milford; and Howard Lehman, Fort Meyers, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Helen Roberts.
A funeral service in Lorene’s honor will be held at 10 a.m. at Milford Apostolic Church, 201 N Higbee Street, Milford, IN 46542 Monday, Nov. 7. Pastor Randy Beer will officiate. Burial will follow at Leesburg Cemetery in Leesburg, IN.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Milford Apostolic Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Mishler Funeral Home & Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements.