Vera M. Stetzel

Vera M. Stetzel, 94, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 2:01 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Stetzel graduated from Huntington High School in 1939. She owned and operated Stetzel Cottages on Big Barbee Lake for 47 years. She was a 73-year member of the Huntington County Extension Homemakers and a 78-year member of Central Christian Church, where she was active in the Christian Women's Fellowship.

She was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Huntington County to Jerry and Hattie Ann Biehl Helvie. She married James A. Stetzel on June 8, 1940, in Huntington. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2006.

Survivors include two daughters, Gloria A. McMillen, of Norwich, Ontario, and Rita M. (Al) McCabe, of Huntington; four grandchildren, Jim McMillen, Dan McMillen, Maria (Jeremy) Hallman and Nicole McCabe; and six great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. A service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 11 a.m., with Dr. Sam Young and Rev. Chris Hayden officiating. Interment will be at Star of Hope Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Central Christian Church Building Fund in care of Myers Funeral Home.

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