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Stan SpehegerDecember 18, 1955 ~ February 11, 2017 (age 61)
Stan Speheger, age 61, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Stanley Kent Speheger was born on December 18, 1955, in Bluffton, Indiana to Ned T. and Jean (Kean) Speheger. Stan graduated from East Noble High School in 1974, where he was a standout baseball and football player. He continued his baseball career at Huntington College, where he graduated with a degree in education in 1978. He was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist, the Masons, Shriners, and Cobblestone Golf Course, where you would find him on the course whenever he could be there. He especially enjoyed his standing Saturday morning round with his three golfing buddies. He was an avid fan of Purdue University, and enjoyed watching his Boilers, both in football and basketball. Stan was employed by B & J Specialty in Kendallville. On May 19, 1979, in Kendallville, Indiana, he married Joellyn (Jodie) Reade. She survives in Kendallville.
Also surviving is one son, Scott (Carrie Cochran) Speheger of Lafayette, Indiana; his mother, Jean Speheger of Angola, Indiana; a brother, Keith (Cheryl) Speheger of Granger, Indiana; a sister, Ann (Jerry) McDermid of Angola, Indiana; his mother-in-law, Pat Reade of Kendallville; two brothers-in-law, Rex (Vicki) Reade of Albany, Indiana; and David (Kim) Reade of Muncie, Indiana; and a sister-in-law Jill Benson of Narvon, Pennsylvania; as well as 1 nephew and 5 nieces. Preceding him in death was his father, father-in-law, a niece, and a brother-in-law.
Funeral services will take place on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville, Indiana with visitation one hour prior to the service with Pastor Chris Stephens officiating.
Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Kendallville.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 15th from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials in Stan’s name be given to Trinity Church United Methodist, Parkview Noble Foundation, or to the Kendallville Park Sports Complex.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.