Madeline L. Stackman, 96, Jasper

Madeline L. Stackman, 96, of Jasper, died Friday, April 24, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Fort Wayne September 13, 1923, to Charles and Ethel (Lower) Howard. She married Virgil L. Stackman March 22, 1942, in Fort Wayne. He died April 23, 2012.

Madeline was a homemaker and attended Redemption Christian Church in Jasper. She enjoyed reading, bible studies, and spending time with family.

She is survived by one daughter, Diann Oates and husband Larry, Jasper; one son, Joel Stackman and wife Joni, Greenfield; six grandchildren; Kevin, Mark and Larry Oates II, Neil Stackman, Rachael LoPresto, and Christopher Wagner; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Newton and Clara Collins, and one brother, Charles Howard, Jr.

Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with burial following in Shiloh Cemetery. Rev. Darrel Land will officiate. Memorial contributions can be made to the Memory Care Unit at Northwood Retirement Community or Redemption Christian Church. Online condolences can be shared at