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home : obituaries : obituaries April 30, 2016

8/27/2013 8:00:00 AM
Noble G. Stahl
Sept. 14, 1928 - Aug. 25, 2013

Mr. Noble G. 'Pete' Stahl, 84, La Porte, passed away at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at IU Health La Porte Hospital.

He was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Miami County, to Joel and Gertrude (Smith) Stahl and lived in the La Porte area since 1967.

He retired from Norfolk and Southern Railroad, after 36 years as a clerk.

On Sept. 24, 1954 in Denver, he married Alvena Yoder, who survives.

He was a high school graduate of Macy High School, Macy, U.S. Army veteran of WWII and the Korean War, earning a Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal with one bronze star and WWII Victory Medal. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and a La Porte VFW member; he was an avid reader.

He leaves behind his wife; three daughters, Judith (Casey) Arndt, La Porte, Patricia Stahl, Libertyville, and JoAnn (Brian) Griffin, Grand Haven, Mich.; three sons, James (Cheri) Stahl, La Porte, Thomas (Alison) Stahl, Mt. Prospect, Ill., and Michael (Diane) Stahl, Aspen Park, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Melissa, Maggie, Ashley, Michael, Nicole and Nathan Stahl, and Christopher and Alexander Thompson; one sister, Opal Pontius, Rochester; one brother, Wayne (Barb) Stahl, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Bertha Mae Huff; and two brothers, Raymond and Richard Stahl.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Essling Funeral Home, La Porte, with Rev. Dan McDonald officiating.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m., until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery, Denver.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka.

Family and friends may leave their condolences at

Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Article comment by: william collins

Sorry to read of Pete's passing. Distant cousin and remember him from Macy with his family. Praying for family..Bill Collins

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