George Joseph Stinemetz, 82, of Winamac, IN passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He was born on October 2, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Albert Durant and Agnes Marie [Kleem] Stinemetz. George graduated from Winamac High School in 1959. On June 23, 1984, George married Judy [Shannon] Tarble. Judy passed away on February 8, 2020.
George worked at Rockwell International in Knox, IN for many years and retired from Galbreath, Inc. in Winamac. He was a charter member of the Winamac Moose Lodge #2513.
George was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed fishing and playing cards. He took great pride in his lawn and flowers and was the unofficial neighborhood watchman. Most of all, George enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Michelle “Missy” Rehm, Winamac, IN Daughter
William “Mike” Stinemetz, Michigan City, IN Son
Susan “Susie” (Paul) Stearns, Argos, IN Daughter
Gerry Jo “Jo Jo” (Kenny) Whitehead, Winamac, IN Daughter
Brenda (Robert Coble) McIntosh, Winamac, IN Daughter
14 Grandchildren: Heidi, Mindi, Mallori, Gabe, Jessie, Michael, Andrew, Madison, Alexander, Chris, Zachary, Nathan, Elizabeth “Ki Ki”, and David
17 Great Grandchildren
Betty Stinemetz, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Albert Durant and Agnes Marie [Kleem] Stinemetz, Parents
Carole Jeane [Lewis] Stinemetz, First Wife
Judy [Shannon] Stinemetz, Second Wife
Daniel Joseph Reedy, Grandson
Alivia Stahl, Great Granddaughter
Fay (Bud) Frakes, Sister
Pauline Raulerson, Sister
Eleanor Hall, Sister
David Stinemetz, Brother
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Heath Hiatt officiating.
Private Family Burial will take place at Mt. Zion Franklin Twp. Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (In Memory of Daniel Joseph Reedy).
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.