Auburn – Jane F. Stafford, 82, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her home in Auburn. She was born July 8, 1937, in Garrett to the late Carl B. and Esther L. (Shoudel) Miller. Jane married Harold J. Stafford on Sept. 7, 1957, at the St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in rural Waterloo by her uncle, Father Herman Miller. Jane was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in rural Waterloo. She also was a member of the Country Charm Extension Homemakers club and was a dedicated volunteer for the Curiosity Shop for many years. She enjoyed cooking and there wasn’t much Jane couldn’t make. She loved gardening, flowers, working in the yard, garage sales, antiquing, and she especially loved spending time with her family. Surviving are her husband, Harold Stafford of Auburn; seven children, Tony (Casey) Stafford of Waterloo, Liz (Steve) Ward of Butler, Tom (Tammy) Stafford of Hamilton, Sara (Beth Wessel) Stafford of Auburn, Jon (Michelle) Stafford of Whitestown, Anne (Don) Johnson of Fort Wayne and Pete (Sara) Stafford of Crown Point; 16 grandchildren, Katie (Frank) Thomas, Lauren (Mike) Dove, Matt (Katy) Ward, Elise Stafford, Jacob Stafford, Tanner Johnson, Curtis Russell, Ben (Brooke) Stafford, Rachel Stafford, Leah (Patrick) Bassett, Kristin Russell, Nick Stafford, Hoyt Stafford, Gabrielle Johnson, David Stafford and Jenna Stafford; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Miller; sister-in-law, Francis Carnahan; brother-in-law, Roger (Suzanne) Stafford; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Curtis Stafford; and two brothers-in-law, Cliff Carnahan and John Stafford. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 am Monday September 9, 2019 in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 1098 C.R. 39, Waterloo, with Father Vincent Joseph, VC officiating. Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 pm at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 S. Wayne St., Waterloo and also Monday 1 hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 am at the church. Memorials may be directed to the St. Martins Healthcare Clinic or Masses. To send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark.com.
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