Created on Monday, 10 December 2012 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Carol M. Stuber, 80, of New Knoxville, formerly of Lima, died 5:42 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 27, 1932, a daughter of the late James and Eunice Weatherby Downing.
On Nov. 19, 1949, she married Arthur P. Stuber and he preceded her in death March 24, 1995. Carol also was preceded in death by two close family friends who were like children to her, Karen Treadway and Scott Franks; three brothers, John Downing, James Downing Jr. and Leonard Downing; 10 sisters, Nellie Brown, Iva Lou Pitcock, Sharon Dickinson, Vera Gammell, Margaret Goldsberry, Marie Downing, Clara Jean Penny, Olive Downing, Sandra Downing and Wilma Brewer; and son-in-law, Randy Stettler.
She is survived by her five children, Arthur (Joan) Stuber Jr. of Champaign, Ill., Janet (Thomas) Jackson of Wapakoneta, Tamara (Ed) Lovett of Sidney, Catherine Stettler of New Knoxville and Scott (Tyrone) Stuber of Aurora, Colo.; a niece, Joan Wiseman of Bellefontaine; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; her best friend and niece, Joan Wiseman of Bellefontaine; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading and solving puzzle books. She was an avid OSU Buckeyes fan and a member of American Legion Post 96 Auxiliary in Lima.
She attended the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville.
The Rev. Dr. David Williams officiates a funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, where dinner is served at 11 a.m. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the ministry center of the church and one hour prior to the funeral Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Arrangements were handled by the Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, where condolences may be expressed at Millerfuneralhomes.net