News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 21, 2013

Mary Helen Stadtmiller


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---- — SHELBYVILLE — Mary Helen Stadtmiller, 89, formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Cobblestone Crossing Healthcare Facility, in Terre Haute. Mary was born Feb. 14, 1924, in Shelbyville, to August and Amalia (Woerner) Rehme. She married Robert Joseph Stadtmiller on June 5, 1946, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 2004.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann (husband, Larry) Hoffman of Naples, Fla., and Julie (husband, Jim) Sitarski of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Ann (husband, Eric) Laufter of Chicago, John Sitarski, and Joey (wife, Brooke) Sitarski, all of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Jack and Connor Laufter, Noah Guess and Jacob Sitarski; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary also was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Clara McCabe, Rose Marie Kehoe and Dorothy Pritchard; brother, Frank Rehme; and two nephews, Patrick Kehoe and David McCabe.

She graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1942, and had attended Ball State University. Mary was a homemaker. She had formerly worked at the Coca Cola Plant owned by the family, until retiring in 1983.

She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Circle No. 79 Daughters of Isabella and St. Joe's Social Club.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., in Shelbyville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the church, with Father Aaron Pfaff officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, in Shelbyville.

Services are entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St., in Shelbyville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., Shelbyville, IN 46176. Online condolences may be shared with:  www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com