George Stinemetz
George Stinemetz

Obituary of George Joseph Stinemetz

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George Joseph Stinemetz, 82, of Winamac, IN passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  He was born on October 2, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Albert Durant and Agnes Marie [Kleem] Stinemetz.  George graduated from Winamac High School in 1959.  On June 23, 1984, George married Judy [Shannon] Tarble.  Judy passed away on February 8, 2020.

George worked at Rockwell International in Knox, IN for many years and retired from Galbreath, Inc. in Winamac.  He was a charter member of the Winamac Moose Lodge #2513. 

George was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed fishing and playing cards.  He took great pride in his lawn and flowers and was the unofficial neighborhood watchman.   Most of all, George enjoyed spending time with his family.   He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.


He is survived by:

Michelle “Missy” Rehm, Winamac, IN Daughter

William “Mike” Stinemetz, Michigan City, IN Son

Susan “Susie” (Paul) Stearns, Argos, IN Daughter

Gerry Jo “Jo Jo” (Kenny) Whitehead, Winamac, IN Daughter

Brenda (Robert Coble) McIntosh, Winamac, IN Daughter

14 Grandchildren: Heidi, Mindi, Mallori, Gabe, Jessie, Michael, Andrew, Madison, Alexander, Chris, Zachary, Nathan, Elizabeth “Ki Ki”, and David

17 Great Grandchildren

Betty Stinemetz, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Albert Durant and Agnes Marie [Kleem] Stinemetz, Parents

Carole Jeane [Lewis] Stinemetz, First Wife

Judy [Shannon] Stinemetz, Second Wife

Daniel Joseph Reedy, Grandson

Alivia Stahl, Great Granddaughter

Fay (Bud) Frakes, Sister

Pauline Raulerson, Sister

Eleanor Hall, Sister

David Stinemetz, Brother


Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Heath Hiatt officiating. 

Private Family Burial will take place at Mt. Zion Franklin Twp. Cemetery in Winamac, IN. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (In Memory of Daniel Joseph Reedy).

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Funeral Services

11:00 am
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Private Family Burial

Mt. Zion Franklin Twp. Cemetery
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1939 - 2022

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