John D. Stewart, 80, Winona Lake, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. John was born Dec. 21, 1941, in Gary, the son of the late John Reed Stewart and Angeline Fern (Wickberg) Stewart.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and on May 7, 1960, he married Judy (Gave) Stewart, who survives after 62 years of marriage. John retired from a long career in the corrugated container industry, first as general manager for Packaging Corporation of America and later opening his own business. John cherished the time he spent with his family and friends, fishing trips in Canada, model trains with his grandchildren, hunting and skeet shooting.
He is survived by his wife Judy; and their sons, Scott (Cassy) Stewart, Warsaw and Keith (Elaine) Stewart, Aurora, Colo.; their grandchildren, Autumn (Jon) Byerly and Lauren (Shay) Wilde, both of San Angelo, Texas, Jack Stewart, Mick Stewart and Murphy Stewart, all of Warsaw, Sarah Stewart and John Stewart, both of Aurora, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Brynn Byerly, Erika and Savannah Wilde, all of San Angelo, Texas and Dominic Stewart, Warsaw; and his sister, Marilynne (Don) Dilley, Chesterton. In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by a son, Dean Allen Stewart.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, at McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, in the funeral home.
The family’s preferred memorial is Riley Hospital for Children, online at rileychildrens.org or by mail at 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
To share a remembrance of John or offer condolences to his family, please visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.