Mary A. Stone

March 5, 1932 ~ December 11, 2019 (age 87)


Mary A. Stone, 87, of Elkhart, died at home on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Mary was born on March 5, 1932 to the late Paul and Marcella (Ulery) Hostetler.  Also preceding her in death are a sister, Charlotte Schaffer: three brothers; Keith, Max and Ned Hostetler and a son-in-law, Mark Parsons.

As Mary Hostetler, she married Cyril A. “Bud” Stone on September 21, 1952 in Elkhart.  Bud died on April 6, 2010.  She is survived by three daughters: Deborah (Curtis) Webb of Edwardsburg, MI, Gail Savick (Steve Watson) of Shipshewana, Karen Parsons of Goshen; four sons: Kenneth (Debbie) Stone, Steve (Deb) Stone, Douglas (Julia) Stone and Scott (Roberta) Stone all of Elkhart; twenty grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren.

Mary was employed as a line leader for ACCRA PAC and retired after twenty years.  She was a member of Zion Missionary Church in Elkhart and was an avid bowler, bowling in leagues at Oakland Lanes and Country Club Lanes.  She had a great sense of humor and took great pride in her family, which she loved immensely.

Visitation for Mary will be held on Sunday, December 15th, 2019 from 2 pm until 6 pm at the Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 16th at 11 am at Zion Missionary Church 1135 E. Hively Ave. Elkhart with the Rev. Jacob LaBounty and the Rev. Terry Cochran officiating.  Mary will be laid to rest next to Bud at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola.

Memorial contributions in memory of Mary may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 50 E. 91st. St. Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830

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December 15, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516

Funeral Service
December 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Zion Missionary Church
1135 E Hively Ave
Elkhart, IN 46516


Alzheimers Association
50 E. 91st. St. Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46209-4830

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