Betty J. Stinson

Betty Jane Stinson, 89, of Bluffton, IN, and having family members in Warren, IN, died Sunday, Aug.11, 2013, at 8:15 a.m. at Christian Care Retirement Community.

Mrs. Stinson was a graduate of Southern Wells High School and graduated from the Fort Wayne School of Nursing as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). She worked at Wells Community Hospital from 1972 to 1982. She attended the Liberty Center United Methodist Church.

She was born April 7, 1924, in Wells County to Boyde and Josephine Meyer Baker. She married Mark Stinson on June 28, 1942, in Marion, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Becky Mussselman, of Bluffton, and Kathy (David) Lahr, of Warren; three sons, Jeff (Sue) Stinson, of Kendallville; Bruce (Cheryl) Stinson, of Bluffton; and Brad (Billy) Stinson, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Barbara Garrett, of Liberty Center; 10 grandchildren; an 16 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home, 308 W. Washington St., Bluffton. A service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial gifts may be made to Family Life Care.