Alice Stouffer, 92

Alice Louise Stouffer, 92, of rural Wabash, died at 5:42 a.m., Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at her home. 

She was born on Oct. 11, 1928, in Wabash County, to Homer and Edith (Flora) Miller.

Alice was a graduate of Urbana High School. She married Robert Henry Stouffer in Wabash on April 25, 1947; he died April 12, 1994.

Alice was a homemaker and farmer's wife, and cooked at Linlawn and Southwood elementary schools. She was a member of Wabash Friends Church, Builders Sunday School Class, the Cozy Homemakers Home Ec Club and was a leader of a Wabash 4-H Club. She was also a member of the Wabash County Hospital Auxiliary and worked in the gift shop.

Alice enjoyed gardening, mowing her lawn, golfing, and entertaining company in her home. She was an excellent cook, and loved her dog "Sugar." 

She is survived by three children, Gayle Manwell of Upland, Michael "Bobby" (D'Ann) Stouffer and Debra Stouffer, both of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Joe (Anita) Manwell of Summitville, Scott Manwell and Nick (Jonda) Manwell, both of Marion, Casey (Jessica) Stouffer of Peru, Bart (Danielle) Stouffer of Wabash, Ted (Elizabeth) Klees of Indianapolis, and Lindsey (Cole) Johnson of Ketchikan, Alaska; 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, John Stouffer and Ronald Stouffer, daughter, Susan Kay Stouffer, son-in-law, Kim Manwell, and brother Eugene Miller.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at Wabash Friends Church, 3563 S. State Road 13, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, and one hour prior to the service, Friday at the church.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Friends Church.

The memorial guest book for Alice may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Aug 24