Judith Ann Stein, 78

Judith Ann Stein, 78, of rural Wabash, died at 11:34 p.m. Feb. 2, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born June 26, 1934 in Wabash County, to Jerry C. and Lovah (Lavengood) Hoy.

Judy was a 1952 graduate of Linlawn High School.  She married Ronald G. Stein at the Wabash Christian Church on Nov. 17, 1957.  She worked for Honeywell Inc., Heartland Career Center, Krafters Korner, and was the Deputy Clerk of the Wabash City Court.  She also volunteered at the Honeywell Center.  Judy was a 60-year member of the Wabash Christian Church, sang in the church choir, was a member and treasurer of the Christian Women’s Fellowship, was a deaconess, trustee, and served as Membership Clerk of the Church.  She was a past president and secretary of the Artis Club, and a former board member of the Flinn Community in Marion.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald G. Stein, Wabash; two daughters, Julia (Larry) Rensberger, Roann, and Diana (Jerry) Cassity, Freedom, Ind.; five grandchildren, Tabatha (Bob) Fairchild, Wabash, Drew Rensberger, Roann, Alexis (Jon) Kowalczyk, Greenwood, Jared (Amber) Cassity, Freedom, and Kevin (Shayli) Cassity, Ellettsville, Ind.; seven great-grandchildren, Levi and Mia Fairchild, Wabash, Charlotte Kowalczyk, Greenwood, Annabelle, Loralei, and Samuel Cassity, Freedom, and Kyli Cassity, Elletsville; two brothers, James (Marilyn) Hoy, Huntington, and Joe (Jeannette) Hoy, Solsberry, Ind.; and her sister, Mary Evans. Pine Bluff, Ark.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Jon Hoy, and two sisters, Patty Hoy and Jane Rudge.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Melinda Kammerer officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2 - 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice or Wabash Christian Church.

The memorial guest book for Judy may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Feb 12