Kathryn E. (DeVoss) Stillwell

Died: Wed., Feb. 20, 2013


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Location: Genda Funeral Home - Frankfort

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
Location: Genda Funeral Home - Frankfort

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Kathryn E. Stillwell of Frankfort passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.

She was born in Dayton, the daughter of Daisy DeVoss.  Kathryn married Donald E. Stillwell; he preceded her in death on November 30, 2010.

Kathryn attended Dayton Schools.  She worked at Mallory Controls.  Kathryn attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frankfort and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of both the V.F.W. and American Legion.  Kathryn loved spending time with her family, working in the garden and taking trips to New York.

Surviving Kathryn are three sons, Donnie (Karen) Stillwell, Steven Stillwell, Stefan (companion, Mary) Stillwell, all of Frankfort; one daughter, Kelli (Dan) Perkins of Colfax; ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her mother and five brothers, Vincent, Wilson, Gordon, Ivan, and Russell.

Visitation for Kathryn will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort.  Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort.

Memorials in Kathryn’s name may be made to Rosario Saavedra for her kidney transplant.

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Terri Dean
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
Donnie, I am sorry to hear the loss of your mother, you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Terri Dean

Paul & Paula Riley
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
We are so saddened to hear of Kathys' passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We pray that good memories will help you to cope at this time.

Paul & Paula Riley
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
We pray that love and memories will help you through this difficult time. We will be keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Kala Rallas
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
She will truly be missed by everyone. Even though we are all grieving, we need to think... She is having a party right now in heaven with all of her old friends. We all know she was a party girl and loved to have a good time and dance. She's dancing now, and living it up. We love you grandma, whole bushie full...

Dick&Janet Gray
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
Donnie Stillwell & Family
Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Rhonda Wells
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
Donnie, Karen, Jen,Ryan and families.. you will all be in my thoughts and prayers.. love you all..

C. Patterson
   Posted Sat February 23, 2013
Dear Family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Many times I would visit Ms. Stillwell and we would read Bible scriptures together out on the front deck. During these time she would express how much she loved and missed your father so I would share comforting thoughts such as Jesus words at John 5: 28, 29. She also really loved her little dog and would tell me funny stories about different things her little dog would do such as looking at your father's picture and barking as if to say come on let's play. May the wonderful memories of your parents comfort you during this time as well as Bible texts like Psalm 34:18.

Kenneth Gephart II
   Posted Sat February 23, 2013
I remember as a young teenager dating her beautiful grand daughter (Kala), Not many people approved of us dating or talking period but she and Don were the only two people who were always by our side and helped us keep seeing each other. They had a love like no other.. I remember one New Years I spent down at their house with Kala and her and Kala were watching the ball drop while I spent time in the middle room with Don where he was always sitting in his chair.. She came in the room right after the ball dropped and kissed him.. It was beautiful, After so many years being together you could just tell the spark had never left and they were still in love. Now they are reunited in heaven, and ion my mind and my heart and I'm sure Kala, Don Jr, Kelly, and the rest of the family could agree. Kathryn wouldnt have it any other way than to be reunited with the love of her life in the loving arms of god. I know theres a rough past between me and the family but Kathryn and I just talked less than 7 months ago and I did tell her what she meant to me and that I did love her and still do.. She did so much for me. I hope we can all get past our differences and I wish you all the best in this time of grief.. Rest in Peace beautiful Kathryn, you will never be forgotten.

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