Rowena F. Stahoviak
September 27, 1944 - February 15, 2021
Rowena F. Stahoviak, 76, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at 3:15 am in Donna's Elderly Care Center, New Buffalo, MI.
Private services will be conducted. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements.
She was born September 27, 1944 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Walter and Florence (Shaver) Douds. On October 7, 1980 in Michigan City, IN she married Ronald Stahoviak who preceded her January 19, 2015.
Surviving are two sons, Richard (Gevene) Harden of Glen Rock, PA and Randy (Danelle) Harden of Skykesville, MD; step-son, Darrell (Julia) Stahoviak of LaPorte, IN; two step-daughters, Diane (Harry) Hootman of Michigan City, IN and Donna Ransom of Morgantown, IN; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Darrell J. Stahoviak.
She was a graduate of Westminster College in Pennsylvania, taught school in Wabash, IN and worked as a release coordinator for the State of Indiana at Indiana State Prison. Rowena was an avid gardener and horse trainer. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing euchre and attending the Hesston Steam Society. Her favorite song was "You are my Sunshine".
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, 922 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend, IN 46617 or to Michiana Humane Society, 722 Indiana Highway 212, Michigan City, IN 46360.
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