The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 20, 2013

Edith (Nowicki) Stump Pattengale


ATTICA, Ind. — Edith (Nowicki) Stump Pattengale, 92, of Attica, Ind., died at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Williamsport Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Edith was born on April 21, 1920, in Benton County, Ind. She was the daughter of Frank and Mamie (Stevens) Nowicki.

She graduated from Boswell High School in 1938. She lived in Williamsport and Otterbein most of her life before moving to Attica.

On Sept. 6, 1938, she married Kenneth Stump. He preceded her in death in July 1995. She then married William Pattengale in 1997. He preceded her in death.

Edith was a dorm mother at Purdue University. She was a member of the Pine Village Christian Church and had previously attended Hickman Heights Christian Church.

Surviving are two children, Claude F. “Frank” Stump (wife, Beverly) of Ophir, Ore., and Roberta Crone (husband, Ronald) of Williamsport, Ind.; one brother, Delmar Nowicki (wife, Marge) of Dyer, Ind.; five grandchildren, Mark Crone (wife, Amy), Ryan Crone (wife, Roxanne), Sherri Alonso (husband, Mike), Tammy R. Stump and Lori Carnell (husband, Ernie); and nine great-grandchildren.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; daughter, Nancy Ellen Stump; sister, Rosemary Ragnow; and brother, Floyd Nowicki.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport, with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m., with Pastor Bryan Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Danville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Histiocytosis Association, 322 N. Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071.

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