Carol E. “Elaine” Stilwell, 74, of Venice, FL (formerly of the Syracuse, IN area) passed away at 4:00 a.m. on November 30, 2021 at Liana Memory Care in Venice, FL. She was born on December 18, 1946 in Elkhart, IN to Clement & Emmajean (Witmer) Line.
She grew up in Syracuse, IN and was married on April 3, 1982 in Wisconsin to Paul D. Stilwell who survives. She lived in New Paris & Janesville, WI before moving to Venice, FL and worked at Hartung Brothers in Wisconsin & RV World in Nokomis, FL.
She enjoyed life to its fullest. She loved to travel and meeting people along with her dogs.
She is survived by:
Husband – Paul Stilwell of Venice, FL
3 Daughters – Ronda (Joe) Skozen of Iron River, MI, Robin Neeson of Kenosha, WI, and Bobbie (Mark) Ray of Goshen
Son – Ronald (Candy) Olsen of Delavan, WI
3 Step Children – Ronald (Julie) Stilwell, Nadine Stilwell, and Gary (Annette) Stilwell
14 Grand, 12 Gt. Grand, and Several Step Grand & Gt. Grandchildren
4 Sisters – Jackie (Edgar) Pippenger of Warsaw, Lillian (Mitch) Skinner of Goshen, Sonya (John) Yoder of Tyler, TX, and Sarah (Allen) Conner of Milford
Brother – Larry (Pat) Line of Syracuse
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister – Theresa Hopkins, and son in law – Mark Neeson.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Memorial services will follow at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Dave Bunyan of the Community Church in Waterford officiating. Burial will be in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Tidewell Foundation, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL. 34238.